Premiums for Families in CA are Over $20,000 Per Year, Equivalent to $10/hour for a Full-time Worker

Premiums for Families in CA are Over $20,000 Per Year, Equivalent to $10/hour for a Full-time Worker “Over the last ten years, the cost of job-based health coverage–premiums and annual deductibles–has climbed steeply in California, while wages for the typical worker haven’t grown at all after accounting for inflation. Premiums have grown substantially while typical wages […]

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Employer-based Health Insurance is Expensive and Shrinking

Employer-based Insurance is Expensive and Shrinking  Employee-Paid Premiums are Rising  Premiums continue to rise rapidly for employer-sponsored insurance, creating challenges for both employees and employers. Even when employers contribute the same percentage to their employees’ health insurance premiums year after year, rising premiums mean that workers’ paychecks continue to shrink. A recent survey found that […]

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