Altoona, PA The Blair-Bedford Central Labor Council in Altoona, PA has endorsed HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). The Blair-Bedford Labor Council is the 128 central labor council to endorse HR 676.
Toledo, OH The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), which began organizing farm workers in the 1970’s, and is the second largest farm workers union organization in the U.S. has also endorsed the Conyers legislation.
Valencia, CA UE Local 1004, which represents more than 500 ancillary staff working in a community based non-profit hospital, has also endorsed HR 676 writing to Conyers that “We understand both as health care providers and as patients that NOW is the time for bold action. Single payer health care is both an economic and a moral necessity.”