Healthy CA: SB 562 Labor Forum
When: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 details 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Musicians Local 47 (3220 Winona Ave., Burbank)
Panel discussion with:
- John Acosta, President of AFM Musicians Local 47
- Michael Lighty, Policy Director for California Nurses Association
- Leslie Simon, Co-Chair of Labor United for Universal Healthcare
- Dave Campbell, Secretary-Treasurer of Steelworkers USW Local 675
As early as tomorrow, the State Senate will be voting on the Healthy California Act, SB 562.
Every AFM Local in California has endorsed SB 562, which will create a Single-Payer “Medicare for All” program that includes dental, vision, reproductive, and nursing care for all Californians. Unions continue to see the increasing costs of healthcare being shifted to workers. Money saved from lower healthcare costs can go to wages.
Insurers, lobbyists, and their corporate allies in the California Senate are pressuring state senators to vote down SB 562. Don’t let this happen!
Dial 855-271-8515 to call your Senator and say: “All Californians deserve guaranteed Healthcare. I’m urging my Senator to vote to pass SB 562, the ‘Healthy California Act.'” Continue reading