Granite State Rumblings: Lack Of Public Transportation Makes It Harder For Low Income Workers To Even Get To Work

Another Monday and over another foot of snow added to the ever growing snowbanks in New Hampshire and Maine. I consider myself very fortunate however. If I must get to the office, I have a 4 wheel drive vehicle. If the driving conditions are poor, I can choose to work from the comfort of my […]

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Through Rain, Sleet, and Snow The Mail Must Go Through, So Why Is Congress Trying To Destroy The USPS?

As Letter Carriers put their health and safety at risk each day in this especially brutal winter we can take solace in the fact we have enabled the Postal Service to  continue its financial turnaround. 2015 Fiscal Year Quarter 1 reports released Friday confirmed what all Letter Carriers know our business is booming . All types […]

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Capital Gains Proposal Would Generate New Revenue While Reducing Property Tax for Thousands

CONCORD, NH – The House Ways and Means Committee today held a hearing on a proposal that would both raise needed revenue for the state and begin to address the lack of equity in its tax system. HB 634 would expand New Hampshire’s existing interest and dividends tax to include capital gains, generating nearly $100 […]

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Consumer Alert: NH Residents, Be Wary of Scams Related to Anthem Cyber Attack

CONCORD, NH – New Hampshire residents who may have been affected by the recent large-scale data breach at health insurance company Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield now face another potential threat: cyber scams. Anthem’s national office announced this week that the insurer’s secure data had been breached and that personal information, including Social Security […]

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You Will Not Believe What Wal-Mart is Doing

You have got to be kidding me.   Wal-Mart is rewarding associates who donate money to the Wal-Mart PAC, which works to elect candidates like Speaker John Boehner and Senator Ted Cruz who vehemently oppose raising the minimum wage. In this excellent article (Wal-Mart’s Unusual Rewards for Employees Who Give to Its PAC) by Josh Eidelson, […]

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New Hampshire Fire Fighters Highlight Dangers of Playing Politics with Homeland Security Funding

Concord, N.H. – On a press call yesterday, New Hampshire fire fighters highlighted the dangers of playing politics with funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “Kelly Ayotte is putting New Hampshire communities at risk with her decision to hold funding for homeland security hostage in order to appease her Tea Party base,” said […]

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2-5-15 — Weekly Open Communication Postions From UnionJobs

FEBRUARY 5, 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 […]

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State Employees Association (SEIU 1984) Bargaining Senate Approves Tentative Agreement On New Contract

Concord, NH – Last evening the SEA/SEIU Local 1984 Master Bargaining Team presented the details of a potential tentative agreement to the organization’s Collective Bargaining Senate (CBS).  Following Collective Bargaining Advisory Committee Chair, Jim Nall’s presentation of new changes to the contract, the standing room only crowd rewarded the team with a standing ovation. Following […]

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