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National Meeting of Labor Organizations Supporting HR 676 “Medicare for All”

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st_louisJoin the Labor Campaign for Single Payer Organizing Committee in St.Louis Missouri, January 10-11th 2009

Our healthcare system is in crisis and those of us in the Labor Movement who support HR 676, the Single-Payer “Medicare for All” legislation, have an important job to do.register-nowAll labor organizations who support the passage of HR676 are invited to attend and participate in making the decision to launch a dynamic campaign for the only workable solution to today’s healthcare crisis.

All labor organizations who support the passage of HR676 are invited to attend and participate in making the decision to launch a dynamic campaign for the only workable solution to today’s healthcare crisis.
The struggle to produce a just national healthcare system in America will require a unified, aggressive, grassroots campaign-oriented labor movement. The stakes are too high to have it any other way!

The nation’s healthcare crisis is ruining the lives and livelihoods of millions of Americans. The huge pool of uninsured and underinsured families is growing dramatically and, increasingly, members of our unions are joining their numbers.

This crisis fundamentally distorts the ability of all workers to survive in today’s predatory economic environment. Union contracts no longer adequately stand between union members and the crisis. Shifting the cost of healthcare to workers under the current profit-driven system is a painful feature of virtually every set of contract negotiations these days. For non-union workers, a voiceless majority of all workers, increasing the burden of costs is a slam-dunk for employers. A publicly supported national healthcare system like those in virtually all other industrialized countries is the only rational answer. On this issue labor needs to speak with one voice. (read more)

You don’t have to be in a Union to see the benefits of supporting HR 676, a Single Payer Health Plan.   Please join the effort!  To see what other individuals, groups, cities, organizations, and more  are doing and supporting HR 676 go to Healthcare-Now.org (LINK)

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Written by jointefforthost

December 28, 2008 at 4:56 am

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