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Labor Union Women and National Health Care Policy

Carol Rosenblatt, Coalition of Labor Union Women, 1925 K Street, N.W., Suite 402, Washington, DC 20006, 202/223-8360, csrosenblatt@cluw.org

This presentation will briefly describe problems women and children are experiencing under the current health care system in the United States. It will describe the Coalition for Labor Union Women (CLUW), an organization which advocates for public policy favorable to women and their families and seeks to empower working women to assert their rights in the workplace, in the labor movement, and in the legislative arena. The presentation will include a discussion of CLUW's support for efforts to build a movement for national health insurance, and for reproductive health, as well as the organization's involvement with a range of public health issues, including efforts to expand Family and Medical Leave, HIV/AIDS prevention. cervical cancer outreach, and contraceptive equity.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the presentation, the participant will be able to

Keywords: Women,

Related Web page: www.cluw.org

Presenting author's disclosure statement:
I do not have any significant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organization/institution whose products or services are being discussed in this session.

The Labor Movement and National Health Policy

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA