In Maryland Heights, Missouri, Chico Humes, President of Teamsters Local 6-505M, Graphic Communications Conference/IBT, reports that his local has endorsed HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI).
In New York City AFGE Local 3911 endorsed HR 676 after a presentation by Len Rodberg, President of PNHP’s Metro NY Chapter. Local 3911 represents federal workers at EPA Region 2.
In Austin, Texas, Keith Roy Harris, President of IATSE Local 205, reports his local endorsed HR 676 at the June membership meeting. Local 205 is one of a large number of IATSE locals that will be supporting a HR 676 resolution at the IATSE international union convention at the end of July.