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May Day 2015 Vermont
This Friday is May 1st, International Workers' Day! Join hundreds of community members in the streets of Montpelier for a massive march and rally demanding justice and dignity for all people of Vermont. Meet at 11:30am at Montpelier City Hall!
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This OpEd was written by VWC member Bekah Mandell, who lives in Burlington. It's run so far in the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus.
$587,206. That’s what Blue Cross Blue Shield CEO Don George made last year -- before his bonus.
That makes Don George one of the highest paid executives in the state of Vermont and puts him at the top of state’s 1%.
This morning on Tax Day, dozens of people marched on Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont in Berlin, delivering a $15.7 million invoice for taxes they've avoided by masquerading as a non-profit, while profiting enormously off of our health.
BCBS Vice President Kevin Goddard -- who made somewhere between $288,000 to $370,000 last year, putting him in Vermont's top 1% of wage earners -- accepted the invoice, while CEO Don George made an appearance outside.
For Immediate Release: April 15th, 2015
Contact: Keith Brunner, Vermont Workers’ Center, 802-363-9615
Universal healthcare advocates march on Blue Cross Blue Shield, deliver invoice on Tax Day
**Photos and video available upon request**