The disastrous Senate plan, crafted in secret by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, will make millions of working people pay more for less healthcare, tax your workplace plans if you get decent health coverage at work, and give massive tax breaks to the rich. It would also take away health care from millions of working people, and drastically cut Medicaid.
The rallies start as early as 8a this morning and run all day at the U.S. Capitol.
Again, complete details on our website at dclabor.org, click on Calendar.
Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1850, machinist Matthew Maguire was born; many believe he was the first to suggest the Labor Day holiday. Others believe it was Peter McGuire, a carpenter. Either way, it was definitely a McGuire.
And in 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed legislation declaring Labor Day an official U.S. holiday.
Today’s labor quote is by Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders, who said “ ‘Has access to’ does not mean that they are guaranteed health care. I have access to buying a $10 million home. I don’t have the money to do that.”
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