Supplemental Retiree Medical Benefits
We The Undersigned strongly urge the negotiators of the Transport Workers Union ,to concentrate their energies on protecting and strengthening the contract language on Supplemental Retiree Medical Benefits. 1 Medical cost are rising annually and contract language written 15 years ago don\'t meet this challenge. 2 Any changes or elimination of retiree medical now, could be catastrophic for members in the future 3 The elimination of retiree benefits eliminates the possibilty of early retirement. 4 Make provisions to open retiree Supplemental Medical to those members not already enrolled in the program. 5 The 04/04/08 article in the Wall Street Journal quoted president Jim Little , stating AMR\'s zeal to eliminate retiree medical.