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My husband works county solid waste + yrs Monday they told

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My husband works for Larimer county solid waste for 10+ yrs Monday they told all county employees that they had to sign for insurance or they were considered quitting now my husband is Choctaw with exempt I have Medicare and our grandson has sooner care now there taking 200.00 out of his check and if he hadn't signed the paper he would not have a job is this legal to threaten them into signing
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

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There are no laws that prohibit employers from mandating health care insurance election (or any other such fringe benefit deduction). It would be illegal to take the deduction without employee consent, but this particular employer is not taking it without consent. Rather, it is conditioning further employment on consent, which is not unlawful.

Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

There are no laws that prohibit employers from mandating health care insurance election (or any other such fringe benefit deduction). It would be illegal to take the deduction without employee consent, but this particular employer is not taking it without consent. Rather, it is conditioning further employment on consent, which is not unlawful.

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