Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA)
LCLAA releases new report, “Latino Workers in the United States, 2011” which includes a section on the importance of Social Security to the Latinos. Click below to see the report and learn more.
Latinos for a Secure Retirement
In consultation with Social Security Works
Released a policy brief on the chained CPI-U proposal and the devastating benefit cut for Latino Seniors
Raising the Medicare eligibility age to 67 could cost Latinos in the United States more than $2.4 billion in the first full year of implementation. Such a change would increase premiums in the healthcare exchanges for those under 64, increase the average out-of-pocket costs for those 66-67 and increase Medicare premiums for those 67 and above. Overall, it could cost the average Latino nearly $6,000 over their lifetime.
LSR coalition member The American G.I. Forum, Senators Mark Begich and Jon Tester, and eight other veterans' organizations released a report on the importance of Social Security for our veterans and military families
This report represents the Commission to Modernize Social Security’s plan for strengthening Social Security in light of the unique socioeconomic and cultural circumstances facing communities of color.
Raising the Medicare eligibility age to 67 would cost Massachusetts $298 million in the first full year of implementation, including $160 million to individuals, $114 million to Massachusetts businesses, and $24 million to the Massachusetts State Government. Such a change would increase premiums in the healthcare exchanges for those under 65, increase the average out-of- pocket costs for those 65-66 and increase Medicare premiums for those 67 and above. Overall, it could cost a Massachusetts resident nearly $7,578 over their lifetime.
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