Union Members Helping Each Other By Supporting Them In Your Local Elections

AFT-NH 2015 TOWN MEETING GUIDE Union Members Helping Each Other Your fellow Union members across the state have union contracts being presented to voters in March. You can help by voting. They are counting on your support. It is also important we support school and municipal budgets to avoid harmful layoffs or loss of programs […]

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AFT-NH Testimony On HB 551 A Bill To Prevent Diversion Of Business Income To Tax Havens

Laura Hainey, President of the New Hampshire American Federation of Teachers (AFT-NH), spoke out in favor of HB 551, a bill to “prevent diversion of business income to tax havens.”  Read her official testimony submitted to the Ways and Means Committee. Dear House Ways and Means Committee Members: AFT-NH represents 4,000 employees in NH, mostly […]

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Transportation Labor Unions Set Comprehensive 2015 Agenda

ATLANTA, GA—The Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) and its 32 affiliated unions waded into every major transportation policy debate in Washington and focused on expanding transportation investments, reforming safety policy, protecting workers’ rights, and rejecting job-killing trade policies. “2015 must be the year when we break the stalemate on funding our badly deteriorated transportation system […]

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Transportation Trades Department (TTD – AFL-CIO) Celebrates 25 Years of Advocacy on Behalf of America’s Transportation Unions

Affiliates Re-Elect Wytkind, Willis ATLANTA, GA—The Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) and leaders of its 32 member unions convened their winter convention over the weekend, celebrated TTD’s 25th anniversary, and rolled out their 2015 policy agenda. With most major transportation investment bills pending this year, including the rewrite of aviation, surface transportation, and passenger rail laws, […]

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Sen. D’Allesandro Reacts to GOP Blocking Funds to Support Public Health and Safety

Republicans on the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee Leave Millions in Federal Funds on the Table Concord, N.H. – Republicans on the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee last week voted to block millions in federal funds to support critical public health and safety priorities like combating our state’s drug problem, helping our local school districts improve students’ […]

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NATCA Celebrates Engineers Week

WASHINGTON – NATCA proudly celebrates the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) engineers it represents, and recognizes their many contributions to the workforce during National Engineers Week, Feb. 22-28. These professionals support every one of the 70,000 flights that safely takeoff and land each day in the U.S. They design, construct and remodel air traffic control facilities. They analyze, improve and upgrade radar and […]

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Why We Need More People Like Senator Sanders Running For Office, Even If They Don’t Win

Can you believe it? We are only half-way through February of 2015, and we are already talking about the 2016 Presidential Elections. Politics is the un-official sport of the Granite State. We take great pride in holding the First in the Nation Primary. This brings candidates from across the country to our quaint little state […]

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Union Members Approve Of Agreement With FairPoint And Completely End Strike

Workers to Return to Work on Wednesday, February 25 AUGUSTA, ME—After three days of voting, IBEW and CWA members in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont have ratified tentative agreements with FairPoint Communications. The new agreements protect good jobs and ensure quality telecommunications service for New England communities. “This is great news for our members, their […]

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Quote of the day: Obama is a ‘racist marxist muslim’

Image: SS&SS / CC BY-NC 2.0  The assertion by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani that Pres. Obama does not love America is rather mild compared to the tirade unleashed by former state representative and 2010 congressional candidate Bob Giuda on Facebook this morning: This president is a racist marxist muslim – completely consistent […]

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Rep. Warren Groen compares abortion to slavery: ‘It’s about ownership’

Image: youtube.com/impolitical Wednesday, the New Hampshire House rejected an attempt to defund Planned Parenthood and other health care providers who provide abortion services. 76 Republicans voted with Democrats to defeat the measure, 216-142. The prime sponsor, Rep. Warren Groen (R-Rochester), defended the legislation on the House floor by recounting the story of 18th century English […]

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