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REMINDER: Speak out this Wednesday against proposed increases to health care costs


Dear Colleague,

We’d like to remind you that the Group Insurance Commission will hear from you this Wednesday, February 1 at 12:30 about:

  •          Increasing your deductibles to $500 per individual/1000 per family—or higher.
  •          Adding a deductible for most prescription plans of $100 per individual/$200 per family.
  •          Freezing participation in many health care plans.
  •          Increasing costs for Medicare retirees.    
  •          Click here for further details. 

Please attend this meeting in Rabb Hall at the Boston Public Library (700 Boylston Street, Boston) to show that you care. 

Please send us testimony on how this will affect you to both and to  We will use it for the press and testimonials. 

We are told that the number of speakers may be limited but if you want to speak at this, please contact

Marlene Kim

Faculty Staff Union President, and


Department of Economics

University of Massachusetts Boston

100 Morrissey Blvd.

Boston, MA  02125


Voice: 617/287-6954

Fax:     617/287-6976