Rockport, Indiana. UAW Local 3044 has endorsed HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). The local represents workers at AK Steel Corporation, a state of the art steel finishing facility that produces finished steel for the automotive and appliance industry.
Rick Ditto, Local 3044 President, said: “Our local recognizes the dire need for health care reform in our country. Studying the various ideas for health care reform made our decision simple to endorse HR 676. It is the method of taking a proven existing system in Medicare, making improvements and expanding it to cover everyone of all ages. A win win situation for all.”