Archive for the ‘single payer’ Category

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 [...]



Railroad Workers United Endorses WERC!

Railroad Workers United

Unity – Solidarity – Democracy: The Rank & File in Action! (206) 984-3051

PO Box 1053, Salem, IL 62881

Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign
P.O. Box 40009
San Francisco, CA 94140
Dear Brothers and Sisters:
At our Executive Committee Conference Call on April 7th, 2009, Railroad Workers United (RWU) voted to endorse [...]

Single-payer plan is best way to assure true reform in care

By Geri Jenkins
LA Daily News
March 7, 2009
President Obama’s call for achieving “comprehensive” health-care reform this year, and the criteria laid out by the White House for what the plan should include, reflect a large vision and laudable commitment.
Clearly, the moment for transformative change has arrived, starting with the bully pulpit in the Oval Office. What a stark [...]


Labor Leaders Demand That ‘Single Payer’ Be Part Of Obama Healthcare Reform
Article Date: 05 Mar 2009 – 6:00 PST
The Obama administration’s plans to hold a “Health Care Summit” that excludes advocates of single-payer healthcare reform has drawn a sharp response from labor leaders around the country.
“President Obama has indicated that his administration is committed to the passage of a new ‘universal’ national health care program for [...]

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Unions Vow Stepped-Up Pressure on Congress To Support Single-Payer Healthcare Reform

A report on the January meeting of Labor for Single-Payer Healthcare.

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Rose Ann Demoro: Obama and Daschle Should Opt for Single-Payer

An appeal from the Rose Ann DeMoro, executive director of the 85,000-member California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee. She can be reached at

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