2023 Events

2023 Fall Conference

Hospital Prices: Are we at the tipping point?

October 19, 2023

At our second annual conference focused on creating a fairer hospital pricing system to help solve the problem of healthcare unaffordability in the US, diverse stakeholders came together to discuss actionable purchasing and policy strategies and to engage with hospitals in lowering costs for purchasers, employees, and their families. The program was jointly hosted by the 32BJ Labor Industry Cooperation Fund, the 32BJ Health Fund, and City & State.


The New York Premiere of American Hospitals: Healing a Broken System

April 4, 2023
The 32BJ Labor Industry Cooperation Fund was honored to host the New York Premiere of American Hospitals: Healing a Broken System. SEIU 32BJ Union President Manny Pastreich delivered the opening remarks, followed immediately by the screening of the film. The event concluded with a panel discussion on the policy work that is being done in New York to address the impact of high hospital prices on residents, unions, and employers, without jeopardizing the financial viability of these critical healthcare institutions. Lee Lewis, Chief Strategy Officer and GM, Medical Solutions, for Health Transformation Alliance, moderated the panel discussion, which featured the film’s Executive Producer Richard Master and New York City District Five Councilmember Julie Menin.