Kuster Highlights Importance of Skill-Training and Workforce Development During Littleton Tour

Littleton, NH – This afternoon, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) toured Littleton and visited two local schools, North Country Charter Academy and Littleton High School, to receive an update from school officials and learn more about the job-training programs offered by the schools. During her school visits, Congresswoman Kuster  toured the facilities and met with local school […]

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January 18, 1984

A 24-hour general strike called for by the Plenario Intersindical de Trabajadores (PIT) in Uruguay demands wage increases, union rights for public employees, the release of political prisoners, and respect for democratic liberties. The strike shut dow…

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Kuster Reiterates Call for Manufacturing Innovation Institute in New Hampshire

In Advance of State of the Union, Calls for Swift Implementation of New Law  Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) urged President Obama to expand the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation and to extend this successful initiative to New Hampshire.  In a letter to the President in advance of next week’s State of the Union address, Kuster […]

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Kuster statement opposing Dodd-Frank roll-back at odds with congressional voting record

Image: Eliza Kern / CC BY 2.0  Congresswoman Ann Kuster’s assertion that she opposed a provision in the 2014 spending bill that weakened banking regulations is at odds with her congressional voting record. In December, the outgoing Congress passed a $1 trillion spending package that funds most of the federal government through the current fiscal […]

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She Works Full Time For A Government Contractor For Poverty Wages And Then Became Homeless

Privatization leads the race to the bottom. Report after report continues to show that workers and taxpayer lose when government jobs are contracted out to the lowest bidder. Last year In The Public Interest released a biting report on the effects of privatizing public jobs. “By slashing labor costs, a company may be able to […]

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AFL-CIO Releases Youth Economic Platform, Leading Up to State of the Union Address

Platform to serve as foundation for upcoming nationwide actions Today, the AFL-CIO Young Worker Advisory Council released its economic platform as part of an effort to build a nationwide youth economic movement for raising wages. The platform, which is being announced on the eve of President Obama’s State of the Union address, is an agenda […]

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January 17, 1891

Filipino labor organizer, lawyer, and migrant-rights activist Pablo Manlapit is born. He moved to Hawaii as a young man and worked on several sugar plantations before pursing a law degree. Hawaii’s first Filipino lawyer, Manlapit worked tirelessly to represent Filipino workers. He helped organize the Filipino Labor Union and was a leading figure in the […]

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Weekly List Of Communication Positions From UnionJobs

AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) Senior Fellow, Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Department  District of Columbia Assistant Director, Information Technology Department District of Columbia Data Coordinator – Wisconsin, Campaigns Department – Midwest Region, Wisconsin Campaign Coordinator – Ohio, Campaigns Department Midwest Region  Ohio Popular Education Coordinator, Campaigns Department  District of […]

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Shaheen Hosts NH First Responder And Member Of The Profession Firefighters Of NH At State Of The Union

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) will host Bill McQuillen, a Portsmouth firefighter and Secretary-Treasurer of the Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire, as her guest at next week’s State of the Union address. The State of the Union will be delivered by President Obama Tuesday, January 20 at 9:00 PM. Shaheen selected McQuillen as her […]

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