Strong Support For The Capitol Corridor Rail Project

Study confirms the overwhelming economic benefits of bringing passenger rail to state  Thursday night members of the Nashua area met to hear the results of the long awaits “Capitol Corridor” study to bring rail service to Nashua and all of Southern New Hampshire. The results of the study were exactly as many proponents of the rail expansion have […]

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Senator Shaheen Meets With Officials At Sarah Long Bridge On Replacement Project

At Sarah Long Bridge in Portsmouth, Shaheen discusses efforts to repair and replace aging New Hampshire infrastructure  (Portsmouth) – On November 21st, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) met with state officials at the New Hampshire Port Authority to tour the Sarah Long Bridge replacement project site and discuss New Hampshire infrastructure. While with officials from […]

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Kuster Volunteers at Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter

Kuster strongly supports federal efforts to strengthen hunger relief programs  Nashua, NH – On Friday, November 21, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) visited the Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter to volunteer, tour the agency’s new facility, and learn about the organization’s work to ensure that every Nashua resident has a warm place to find food and shelter […]

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New Poll: New Hampshire Voters Want Senator-Elect Shaheen to Tackle Climate Crisis

Survey Shows Strong Support for Clean Energy and the Clean Power Plan See The Results Here Washington, D.C. – Today, the Sierra Club released the results of a new post-election poll conducted by Hart Research Associates showing that, regardless of whom they voted for, New Hampshire voters who participated in the 2014 midterms want the […]

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November 22, 1900

Nearly 3,000 quarry workers in northern Wales walk out of Penrhyn Quarrry on strike over union recognition and other issues and are subsequently locked out for three years. Scabs and police eventually broke the strike and most of the workers returned …

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Workers Deserve Respect In The Workplace: UNITE HERE Hold Massive Rally Against Station Casinos

This is what union solidarity looks like! Community activists, union members, and members of the local faith community gathered in the streets of Las Vegas to protest the illegal anti-union tactics by Station Casinos. Station Casinos is the worst labor law violator in the history of the Nevada gaming industry. Station Casinos was found to […]

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Wave of Actions by FairPoint Strikers Continues Friday in Manchester

FairPoint strikers converge on company’s Elm Street offices calling for good jobs, quality service, and a Fair Deal for New England Workers escalating their campaign after negotiators from North Carolina-based FairPoint made no movement at meeting earlier this week Manchester protest marks the third major action by FairPoint strikers in two days, following events Thursday […]

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AFT’s Weingarten: Obama’s Action Reunites Families, Brings Workers Out of the Shadows

WASHINGTON—Statement by American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on President Obama’s executive order that expands protections to millions of undocumented immigrants: “As a union, we’ve always been committed to opening the doors of opportunity for all children, and immigration is an issue that touches every community we serve. After the House of Representatives refused […]

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AFL-CIO Seeks End to “Revolving Door” Payments

Large financial institutions give bonuses to their employees for taking jobs in government. (Washington DC) AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka today sent letters to seven large Wall Street banks calling for the banks to explain questionable compensation practices. Each bank (Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Lazard) provides the […]

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