Entertainment Industry Unions Endorse HR 676

Two local unions in the entertainment industry have endorsed HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI).

In Weehawken, New Jersey, delegates to the District 10 Convention of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) endorsed the Conyers bill, reports Robert Score, a delegate to the convention and Recording Corresponding secretary of IATSE Local One.

In San Francisco, California, Gretchen Elliot, Secretary-Treasurer of Musicians Local 6 (AFM), reports that her local union has also adopted a resolution in support of HR 676.