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A Bargaining Update From The Manchester Newspaper Guild With The UNION LEADER

The Manchester Newspaper Guild is in a bitter labor dispute with the NH Union Leader.  The MNG is fighting just to keep workers from being pushed even further down by their employer.  Union Leader employees have already given back thousands in concessions over the past few years, yet the Union Leader wants more. The MNG meet with representatives of the Union Leader for the seventh time to continue their negotiations.  After the bargaining session was completed, the MNG  posted a message of how the bargaining process went. “It’s obvious that discussion at the table is not moving the company thus … Continue reading

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Workers At The Union Leader Deserve A Fair Contract

Every worker deserves a voice in the workplace, even if your voice is your workplace.  Over the last few years workers from the NH Union Leader have continued to be pushed down by their employer.  Workers have fought through contract disputes that forced workers to lose pay and increase their cost for benefits. Now the NH Union Leader want the Manchester Newspaper Guild (CWA-TNG) to accept even more cuts to their already plummeting pay. “Members of the Guild, which represents employees in the accounting, advertising, circulation, data processing and news departments, have done more than their share of sacrificing to … Continue reading

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He Did it Without Help…Except For All the Help He Got

From susanthebruce: Today’s Union Leaderhas an op-ed by former NH GOP Chair Fergus Cullen. Fergus is going with the silly “I did it MY WAY with no gummint help” that our friends in the GOP clown car seem stuck on. It’s a silly meme that is going to continually bite them in the buttocks – […]

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Union Leader: Release the tax returns, Mitt

The Union Leader, a newspaper not likely to make Bill O’Brien’s list of Democratic Party propagandists, has joined the chorus calling on Mitt Romney to release his tax returns. “It’s time to get the inevitable over with,” concludes today’s editorial. “Release the tax returns, explain them, take the heat, and move on.” Maintaining the secrecy […]

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Is this the case of the Pot calling the Kettle black- UL slams Maggie for Clinton. Explain NEWT.

They are sooo funny that Union Leader, imagine attacking Maggie in today's editorial july 25 for being embraced by Bill Clinton…hmmmm! (Womanizers for Maggie) They must have forgotten the serial adulterer they endorsed for the Republican nominee for President…but for their benefit and yours, check out the nice piece done by the Huff Post back […]

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Those in glass houses… should not throw newspapers.

As we gear up for another RTW vote tomorrow, it’s worth noting that the Union Leader finally decided to run its first editorial endorsing anything similar to a RTW law last week, just in time for the RTW-vote-that-wasn’t. In the spirit of reason, the Union Leader Editors at the Union Leader settled on HB 1677, […]

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Will Vice President Biden Stand With Labor?

Political Scoop: Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a First Amendment Dinner for a non-profit foundation with ties to the Union Leader newspaper. Biden will speak in Concord Nov. 10 at a fundraiser for the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications, according to a press release. It will be […]

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Union Leader Gets Schooled in Civics

From a Union Leader editorial: “I think we can solve our budget problems with a commitment to do that,” she said last week. “In New Hampshire, we don’t have a balanced budget amendment, but we do have a history and tradition of balancing the budget. I did that three times as governor. We don’t need […]

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NH House Too Extreme for Gingrich and Union Leader

Last week, the New Hampshire House passed HCR 19, a Tea Party-backed resolution asserting the state’s authority to nullify federal laws it deems unconstitutional. Yesterday, the bill that 242 New Hampshire state reps supported was disavowed by Newt Gingrich and a Union Leader editorial. Newt Gingrich: “I think Andrew Jackson dealt with that” during the nullification […]

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