Archive for March 20th, 2010


Update: Calif. Labor Federation Endorses Call for Solidarity Day III March in DC for Jobs, Peace and Justice

March 19, 2010
Dear Sisters and Brothers,
The Executive Council of the California Labor Federation, representing two million organized workers, over one-sixth of the membership of the AFL-CIO, passed a resolution on Feb. 23, 2010, calling on the AFL-CIO and Change to Win to organize a Solidarity Day III demonstration in Washington, D.C. for Jobs, Peace and [...]

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On eve of national health care vote…Grassroots labor leaders vow stronger, long-term campaign to support “Medicare for All” approach to health care reform

Over 125 activists from across U.S. plot strategy for coordinated grassroots campaign to win single payer healthcare
Silver Spring, MD – More than 125 union leaders and activists from 25 states gathered at the National Labor College in Silver Spring, MD last weekend to strategize about next steps at the state and national level to win [...]

Labor Campaign for Single-Payer Resolution in Support of a Labor-Sponsored March on Washington

WHEREAS in the aftermath of the Massachusetts special senatorial election, AFL-CIO President  Richard Trumka issued a statement declaring, “It’s time to organize and mobilize as never before  to make every elected or aspiring leader PROVE he or she will create the jobs we need in an  economy we need with the healthcare we need. I [...]