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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Make Your Voice Heard On Raising The Minimum Wage And Opposing Right To Work

The time is now to stand up for working families.  Over the next two weeks the New Hampshire Legislature will be holding public hearings on raising the minimum wage and the aptly named Right To Work bill. We need everyone to show up and make their voices heard. On Tuesday the 10th the House Labor Committee will […]

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The TPP: What Could Be The Worst Trade Deal In History And You Have Not Heard Anything About It

Right now the President and Congress are talking about a new trade proposal that you have probably heard nothing about but will have monumental effects on our economy. “The Trans-Pacific Partnership would be the largest trade in history,” said former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. One problem is that the details of the TPP are […]

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American Postal Workers Union to “Vigorously Oppose” Staples/Office Depot Merger

Washington – The American Postal Workers Union announced today that the 200,000–member organization will “vigorously oppose” the merger between Staples and Office Depot. “We will urge the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to block this monopolistic and unlawful merger now, just as they did 17 years ago,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. “And we call […]

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Profit Economics & Income Inequality The Reality Of America In 2015

By Carol Driscoll What is the meaning of the alarming growth in income inequality throughout the world? According to a recent report issued by the charity organization Oxfam, “by next year, the world’s wealthiest 1% will control as much of the planet’s assets as the other 99%.” About this, Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam’s executive director, asks… […]

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Bill to prohibit enforcement of federal firearms laws written by outsider group of ‘nullifier kooks’

Image: tenthamendmentcenter.com A bill sponsored by state Rep. JR Hoell that would prohibit the state from enforcing federal firearms legislation was written by an outside group that advocates “nullification” of federal laws it considers unconstitutional. House Bill 685 would prohibit the state, counties, cities and towns, school districts and special districts from enforcing any federal […]

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