Press Releases

Vermont Workers’ Center to Call for Paid Sick Days at Public Hearing Thursday

For Immediate Release: Monday April 15, 2013
Contact: Darya Marchenkova, VWC Communications Coordinator, 363-9615, darya@workerscenter.org

Vermont Workers’ Center Pushes for Paid Sick Days Now!
Large turnout expected at Thursday public hearing

What: Public hearing on the Earned Paid Sick Days Bill (H.208) before the House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs

When: 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Thursday, April 18

Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign Proposal for Equitable Financing of Green Mountain Care

As people across the United States and world commemorate International Human Rights Day today, the Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign is releasing a financing plan for Vermont’s new universal healthcare system ahead of the Governor’s presentation of financing options in January. The detailed proposal puts forward a revenue plan that will ensure healthcare is paid for equitably, which is required by Act 48, Vermont’s universal healthcare law.

MEDIA RELEASE: Administration’s announcement of first step toward public participation in state budget process receives mixed review from People’s Budget Campaign

*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***
Date: November 1, 2012
Contact: Avery Book, avery@workerscenter.org802-343-7565, Vermont
Workers' Center
See website:  www.workerscenter.org

Administration’s announcement of first step toward public participation in state budget process receives mixed review from People’s Budget Campaign

Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign calls on Administration to commit to equitable financing of universal healthcare now

*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***
Date: October 15, 2012
Contact: Avery Book, avery@workerscenter.org802-343-7565, Vermont
Workers' Center
See website:  www.workerscenter.org

Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign calls on Administration to commit
to equitable financing of universal healthcare now

Burlington, VT -  In response to recent remarks by Administration

News Release: Thousands Rally on May 1st to Demand Vermont Lawmakers “Put People First"

*** News Release ***
Date: April 24, 2012
Contact: Avery Book, avery@workerscenter.org, 802-343-7565, Vermont Workers’ Center
See website: www.workerscenter.org/news/may1

Thousands Rally on May 1st to Demand Vermont Lawmakers “Put People First”

Where: Montpelier, VT (March from City Hall to Statehouse; Rally at statehouse)

When: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012; March- 12:30 pm; Rally: 1 pm

What: Put People First Montpelier Rally and March

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