Montana University System http://mtpr.org en How Obamacare is compromising state university student health insurance plans http://mtpr.org/post/how-obamacare-compromising-state-university-student-health-insurance-plans <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials with the Montana University System said this week the Affordable Care Act is creating problems for the health insurance plan offered to students at the state’s public universities.</span></p><p>Those students need to have some kind of health insurance. For years, the university plan has offered a reasonably priced alternative for students not on their parents’ plan.</p><p>But that may be in jeopardy.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 00:25:02 +0000 Dan Boyce 11944 at http://mtpr.org How Obamacare is compromising state university student health insurance plans Largest university employee union reaches tentative pay raise deal http://mtpr.org/post/largest-university-employee-union-reaches-tentative-pay-raise-deal <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The largest union of Montana University System employees announced this week a bargain has been reached with the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education over pay raises for the next two years.</span></p><p>The Montana Public Employees Association represents nearly 1700 ‘classified employees’ of the university system. Executive Director Quinton Nyman said the tentative agreement includes the following raises:</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 03:18:54 +0000 Dan Boyce 7575 at http://mtpr.org