This is not just another e-mail because what we are
writing about today is
not just another issue. Our nation is in the midst of
Terrorism threatens our security and economic recession threatens
livelihoods and health of millions of workers and their
Republicans in Congress are blocking needed worker relief and a
economic growth proposal in favor of more handouts to the rich
More than 638,000 layoffs have been announced since
Sept. 11, but Congress
left workers out of its airline bailout bill. The
House passed an economic
recovery package stuffed with Big Business tax
breaks but not a penny for
laid-off workers. Now the fight turns to the U.S.
Senate. The Senate vote
on our nation's economic future is likely to happen
sometime in the next
several days---while laid-off workers wait for
desperately needed help.
You're more powerful than you think. Take one
minute right now to make
your voice heard.
Call your senators at 1-800-718-1008.
Urge them to support a relief package that includes
health care benefits for laid-off workers.
Because this issue is so important, we need you to
take some extra time to
also send a fax to your U.S. senator from the AFL-CIO
website by clicking
on the link below right now.
Please forward this e-mail to people you know who
might be interested.
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