“Party for the Planet” this Wednesday at Redhook Brewery!

StampStampede.org founder Ben Cohen will “Party for the Planet” with the Green Alliance at Redhook Brewery in Portsmouth this Wednesday, April 22 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The party follows an “Earth Day Clean Up” organized by the Green Alliance, which will be held earlier in the day. The Green Alliance represents over 100 green-certified Business Partners and 4,000 community members, […]

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Today in labor history for the week of April 20, 2015

April 20 Nearly 10,000 demonstrators celebrate textile workers’ win of a 10-percent pay hike and grievance committees after a one-month strike, Lowell, Mass. – 1912 Ludlow massacre: Colorado state militia, using machine guns and fire, kill about 20 people—including 11 children—at a tent city set up by striking coal miners – 1914 An unknown assailant […]

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April 19, 1974

A one-week national strike by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers begins over wage inequality. The Canada Post Office’s new postal mechanization system was staffed with female postal code machine operators paid $2.94/hour compared to male postal clerks making $3.69/hour. In the end, an arbitrator awarded female postal coders the same wages as male postal […]

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Estevez on luncheon incident: My vision of working together to advance public interest failed miserably

The Pelham state representative accused of disrupting a luncheon for Nashua lawmakers denies there was a physical altercation and claims he was making a “good faith” effort to “discuss important policy issues” with the host, Nashua Mayor Donnalee Lozeau. “My vision of the southern New Hampshire region working together to advance the public interest failed […]

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Letter Carriers Continue A 23-Year Tradition Of Working To “STAMP OUT HUNGER”

1-in-7 Americans need food assistance including, 7 million seniors, over 1 million veterans, and  12 million children. The National Association of Letter Carriers continue help feed those in our local communities who need assistance holding the nations largest annual one day food drive, on May 9th.   NALC 1 Minute PSA video link On Saturday May […]

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April 18, 1872

Two days after leaders of the Toronto Typographical Union – whose members are on strike for a nine-hour workday – are arrested for common conspiracy, Canada’s Prime Minister Sir John Macdonald introduces the Trade Union Act to legalize unions in the country. Source Link The post April 18, 1872 appeared first on NH Labor News.

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On Tax Day, Small Group Of Activists Explain Where Your Tax Dollars Are Going

On Tax Day, April 15th, a small group of activists took to the streets to inform citizens of how their government is spending their tax dollars. ‘Activists affiliated with NH Citizens Alliance for Action, The American Friends Service Committee New Hampshire Program’s Governing Under the Influence project, and NH Peace Action stood outside Senator Kelly Ayotte’s office on Tax […]

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NH Democratic Party Memo to GOP Presidential Hopefuls

MEMO To: GOP Presidential Hopefuls From: New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley Welcome to New Hampshire! We hope you enjoy your time here, but we want to warn you that you may find yourselves less than pleased with our inclusive, bipartisan policies that have made the Granite State a wonderful place to live. Paycheck […]

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