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 [...]
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Railroad Workers United
Unity – Solidarity – Democracy: The Rank & File in Action!
Railroadworkersunited.org email@example.com (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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]