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Walmart Slashes Health Benefits For Some Employees, Raises Premiums For Others

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I thought the Health Care Bill was supposed to improve benefits for Americans?

The giant retailer says rising health care costs are forcing it to eliminate healthcare coverage for future part-time workers who work less than 24 hours a week.

New part-time employees who average 24 hours to 33 hours a week will not be able to include a spouse as part of their health care coverage. However, their children will qualify under their plan.

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