On Saturday, November 11, the Vermont Workers Center held its annual Membership Assembly. Fifty-five members gathered at the Old Labor Hall in Barre to attend to organizational business and plan for the year ahead.
Photo: UVM Medical Center nurse and union member Maggie Belensz testifies on July 20th at the Green Mountain Care Board.
For Immediate Release: 10 August 2017
Contact: Keith Brunner, 802.363.9615
Healthcare is a Human Right Campaign responds to decision on Vermont Health Connect rates
For Immediate Release: 20 July 2017
Contact: Keith Brunner, 802-363-9615
Healthcare is a Human Right Campaign condemns proposed rate hikes, calls for Act 48
Montpelier - Today over thirty people attended a public forum held by the Green Mountain Care Board to oppose proposed health insurance rate hikes.
Remarks by VWC president Ellen Schwartz at 6/8 Brattleboro rally to support Vermont's teachers. Photo credit: Ann Braden
***NOTE: As of July 12th, this position has since been filled.***
The Vermont Workers’ Center (VWC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation founded in 1998 as a membership organization. The VWC organizes for economic and social justice in Vermont.
Today, the US House of Representatives passed a healthcare bill that if signed into law, would eliminate health insurance for 24 million Americans, cut Medicaid benefits, and endanger insurance for people with preexisting conditions - all while giving a significant tax break to the billionaire class.
Next Monday, May 1st, millions of low-income and working people across the world are planning to hit the streets for immigrant and workers' rights, disability justice, real climate solutions and an end to racial oppression.