Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Says Taking On Unions Prepared Him For ISIS (VIDEO)

In “I cannot believe he just said that” news, Governor Scott Walker just told the crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) that attacking labor unions has prepared him to be a leader in the fight against ISIS. I am not joking this is what he said, as reported by Politico and in the […]

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FEBRUARY 26, 2015 WEEKLY SUMMARY OF COMMUNICATIONS POSITIONS POSTED AT UNIONJOBS.COM

AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) Press Secretary, Communications Department  District of Columbia Program Coordinator, Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Department  District of Columbia Senior Field Representative, Campaigns Department  Arizona, Colorado Strategic Campaigns Coordinator, Organizing Department  District of Columbia Development Manager, Digital Strategies Department  District of Columbia Senior Fellow, Civil, Human […]

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Kuster Urges House Leadership to Develop and Pass Long-Term Surface Transportation Bill

A long-term bill would provide the certainty needed to support infrastructure investment and economic growth across the country Washington, DC – In a letter to House leadership, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined more than 100 Republican and Democratic colleagues in urging support for a long-term surface transportation bill. In the last decade, Congress has passed […]

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Karl Rove’s Dark Money Group Twists the Facts About Governor Hassan’s Fiscally Responsible Budget Proposal

Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS Tries to Push Its Out-of-State, Anti-Middle Class Agenda in New Hampshire Concord, N.H. – Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS, a dark money group that was created to shield the identity of its donors, is out with a new radio ad twisting the facts about Governor Hassan’s fiscally responsible budget proposal. “New Hampshire […]

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O’Brien’s shadow caucus funded by out-of-state corporate interests — and presidential wannabes

Image: facebook.com Former House Speaker Bill O’Brien, who is leading the caucus of dissident Republicans who have rejected the leadership team appointed by Speaker Shawn Jasper, still plans to open an office across the street from the State House. Last month, O’Brien told the Concord Monitor that the group’s activities will be funded by the […]

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Granite State Rumblings: Lawmakers And Residents Agree We Should Do More To Reduce Poverty

A few weeks ago we started to explore the public’s perception of the people who live in poverty. Let’s continue that conversation today with a look at Granite Staters’ perception of poverty in our state. New study reveals lawmakers & residents agree: NH government can and should do more to reduce poverty Most believe 4 […]

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Southwest Baggage Handlers to Protest as Airline Receives “Airline of the Year” Award

Employees Baffled by Honor for Airline with Increasingly Hostile Labor Relations  WASHINGTON – Workers who handle baggage at Southwest Airlines, members of TWU Local 555, will protest at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC Today, February 25th when Southwest Airlines receives the “Airline of the Year” award from Air Transport World magazine. Who:  More than […]

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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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