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Leaked Investor Chapter Of TPP Worse Than Imagined

Washington, D.C. — Following is a statement by Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen: “The 56 pages of the Investor chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership are worse than imagined and must be a wake up call for our nation.  Amazingly, this chapter is sealed for four years after either adoption or rejection of the […]

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Statement of LIUNA General President Terry O’Sullivan on the 50th Anniversary of the Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March

Washington, DC (March 25, 2015) – Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) General President Terry O’Sullivan today made the following statement regarding the 50th Anniversary of the conclusion of the Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March: Fifty years ago today, a weary but proud nonviolent army of civil rights activists took their last steps in a 54-mile […]

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NH House Budget Committee Attacks State Employees Collective Bargaining Agreement 

SEA/SEIU Local 1984 Statement Following NH House Finance Committee Removing Funding Employees from Budget   The NH House Finance Committee is recklessly and irresponsibly recommending severe budget cuts.  No one and nothing has been spared. Last week they recommended cutting the NH Dept. of Transportation’s budget to the point that our roads will be unsafe; […]

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LiUNA Mourns The Loss Of Two Members In National Guard Training Accident

LIUNA Statement on the Deaths of LIUNA National Guard Local Union 1776 Members Lance Bergeron and Thomas Florich III, and Their Nine Fellow Warriors Washington, D.C. (March 19, 2015) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA), today made the following statement regarding the tragic, March 10, 2015 training accident that […]

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Rand Wilson SEIU 888: A Smart Strategy to Defeat ‘Right to Work’

By Rand Wilson Without aggressive action, the right-to-work tsunami will sweep more states. “Just Cause for All” campaigns should be part of the strategy. Wisconsin is now the 25th state to adopt a so-called “right-to-work” law, which allows workers to benefit from collective bargaining without having to pay for it. It joins Michigan and Indiana, […]

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Congress Votes To Block New Rules Mandated By The NLRB

Yesterday, Congressional Republicans continued their all out assault on working families by passing a law that would limit workers rights to organize and block new rules from the National Labor Relations Board that would allow for faster union elections, slated to take effect in April. The NLRB said in a December statement that the new […]

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Federal Union Leader Says Senate Budget Plan Cuts Wages for Working People

Federal employees would see 5.5% pay cut under proposal, AFGE president says WASHINGTON – Federal employees would be on the hook for billions of dollars in cuts to their take-home pay and benefits under a budget plan issued today by Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Judge Finds T-Mobile US Guilty of Maintaining Illegal Corporate Policies Against Workers Across the Country 

Judge Orders Policies Rescinded; T-Mobile US Must Advise Employees that the Company Has Violated Federal Labor Law Washington, D.C. — A judge at the National Labor Relations Board has found T-Mobile US guilty of engaging in nationwide labor law violations against workers. The unprecedented ruling comes following a rare move by the NLRB consolidating multiple […]

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USW President Leo W. Gerard: The GOP’s Big Squeeze

Editor’s note: Beginning this week, the NH Labor News will also be posting a weekly editorial from United Steelworkers President Leo W Gerard.  Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation last week to lower the wages of Wisconsin’s middle class workers. He wants pay cuts for hard working Wisconsinites. It’s part of a pattern established by Wisconsin’s […]

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The Rest of the Story on Scott Walker’s Visit to Concord

By Paul Brochu, Lead Organizer, New Hampshire for The Stamp Stampede According to someone who was there Saturday morning: More people were outside protesting against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker than were inside the building, attending the event. Inside, what was billed as the NH-GOP’s “2016 Kickoff Grassroots Training” quickly devolved into an exercise in political […]

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