St. Charles, Missouri – About 20 small business leaders met with US Labor Secretary Elaine Chao Friday in St. Charles to express their concerns over the high cost of health care.
Jim Henderson is president of Dynamic Sales Company, Inc. His insurance rates rose 25 percent last year. Henderson says in order for his premium to remain unchanged, he was forced to raise his deductible from zero to $1,000.
St. Charles, Missouri – US Labor Secretary Elaine Chao Friday announced two federal grants totaling close to $4 million to help displaced airline industry workers in Missouri. The money will be used for job search assistance, placement and training.
George Price is with the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, which represents thousands of furloughed American Airlines employees.