"We need the government to recognize that healthcare is a human right. We once again urge Congress to take this matter seriously."
The leaked SCOTUS decision would prove catastrophic for workers.
COBRA subsidies have been secured for arts workers in New York.
"The presence of a Black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court is long overdue,” said Kate Shindle.
The union urges the city to strengthen worker protections in public arts funding.
“Continued action is necessary to ensure our government is one that serves all of its constituents, and not those who show the most force.”
"We look forward to working with Dr. Jackson as the entire industry continues to push toward a fair and just recovery from COVID-19." Said AEA President Kate Shindle.
Actors’ Equity has joined several other unions in calling for the resignation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Guest speakers included AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler, RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum, and Fedrick C. Ingram and Zach Law Ingram.
On Thursday afternoon, President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9-trillion stimulus package aimed at helping workers and companies that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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