Stagehands Working for Single-Payer Health Care

By Marc Bussanich for LaborPress – The Affordable Health Care Act is two years old, and recently the Department of Health and Human Resources produced a report showing how the reforms enacted will save Americans enrolled in traditional Medicare about $3,500 over the next 10 years. But Local One of the International Alliance of Theatrical…

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IATSE Locals in St. Louis, Boston & Sacramento Endorse HR 676

Three more IATSE local unions have endorsed HR 676, single payer health care legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). Stage Hands Local 6 in St. Louis, Stage Hands Local 11 in Boston and Local 50 in Sacramento all endorsed HR 676, reports Robert Score of IATSE Local 1 in New York City. Score is…

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Three IATSE Locals in Arizona and New York Endorse HR 676

Three local unions affiliated with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), AFL-CIO, have endorsed HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). In Phoenix, Bill Hennessy, Business Representative for IATSE Local 336, reports that the local is ‚Äúsending a letter endorsing this bill (HR 676) to our senators and…

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