Right now, White Home Gender Coverage Council Director Jennifer Klein and the White Home Workplace of Public Engagement convened a gathering with labor leaders—together with nurses and academics—on entry to well being care and employees’ rights. Individuals shared their experiences of union girls advocating and organizing for well being care, together with reproductive well being care. In addition they mentioned the challenges posed by excessive state legal guidelines that prohibit entry to crucial reproductive well being companies and the direct affect these restrictions have on girls within the workforce together with affect on negotiated well being care advantages.
Senior Administration officers underscored the President’s dedication to reproductive rights and thanked individuals for his or her management and efforts to guard entry to reproductive well being care of their communities. The Administration additionally dedicated to continued engagement and collaboration with these labor leaders.
Jessica Blue, Registered Nurse, SEIU 1199
Elise Bryant, President, Coalition of Labor Union Girls
Karla Hernández-Mats, President, United Academics of Dade
Paula Herbart, President Michigan Schooling Affiliation
Deborah Burger, President, Nationwide Nurses United