Auburn, New York. The Cayuga County Central Labor Council became the 98th Central Labor Council to endorse HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). The Council is part of the Central New York Area Labor Federation.
George Farenthold, Council President said: “The Conyers bill is everything that organized labor has been fighting for, for most of the last 25 years. We’re pleased to join the other 97 labor councils in making an all out effort to make HR 676 the law of the land.” He said the council’s resolution passed unanimously on March 8th.