MY company's take on Obamacare...

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    We all got this as an email this morning. Why is it Caterpillar is expecting to pay $100,000,00.00 extra THIS year and yet the company I work for doesn't seem to have those issues?
     
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    Since you don't post what company you work for it makes it rather difficult to respond. And just because they don't mention their accounting issues in an email to employees do you think they don't have any?
     
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    Your company probably hasn't been double dipping.
     
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    Most HR company splattercasts have little to do with the actual situations... it is normally to paint a picture for the rank and file employees, whether that picture be inherently accurate or not
     
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    Because your company is the next Enron waiting to happen!!
     
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    I didn't think my company woudl appreciate me posting internal documents with their name included. Suffice it to say that I work for a global conglomerate.
     
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    Your right.
    But it makes it a tad difficult to respond. I'd suggest going to the IR section of the company's website and see what announcements they have made.
     
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    Caterpillar is racist, no other explanation
     
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    That being said, why are people who are against "Obamacare" so quickly willing to accept CAT's claim that it will cost them $100M in the first year even though they gave no details as to why???
     
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    Does your company have a lot of retirees on company pension and health care plans which cover prescription drugs?

    If not, then it doesn't face the accounting issue of losing the tax incentive for the prescription benefit.
     

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