Three more Central Labor Councils have endorsed HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). One Hundred and seven Central Labor Councils have now endorsed HR 676.
In Mansfield, Ohio, the Crawford-Richland Labor Council AF-CIO endorsed HR 676 after inviting Dr. Jonathan Ross to address their regular monthly meeting. Dr. Ross, a Toledo physician, is a national leader of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP).
In Quincy, Massachusetts, the Norfolk County Labor Council AFL-CIO has also endorsed the Conyers legislation.
In Brockton, Massachusetts, the Plymouth-Bristol Central Labor Council AFL-CIO endorsed HR 676. More than 50 per cent of Massachusetts CLC’s have now endorsed the Conyers bill.