Tag Archives | Union

November 22, 1900

Nearly 3,000 quarry workers in northern Wales walk out of Penrhyn Quarrry on strike over union recognition and other issues and are subsequently locked out for three years. Scabs and police eventually broke the strike and most of the workers returned …

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Workers Deserve Respect In The Workplace: UNITE HERE Hold Massive Rally Against Station Casinos

This is what union solidarity looks like! Community activists, union members, and members of the local faith community gathered in the streets of Las Vegas to protest the illegal anti-union tactics by Station Casinos. Station Casinos is the worst labor law violator in the history of the Nevada gaming industry. Station Casinos was found to […]

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Wave of Actions by FairPoint Strikers Continues Friday in Manchester

FairPoint strikers converge on company’s Elm Street offices calling for good jobs, quality service, and a Fair Deal for New England Workers escalating their campaign after negotiators from North Carolina-based FairPoint made no movement at meeting earlier this week Manchester protest marks the third major action by FairPoint strikers in two days, following events Thursday […]

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FairPoint Strikers Hold Two Thursday Actions: Montpelier Rally, Boston Protest

IBEW President Edwin D. Hill headlines major rally in Montpelier; strikers and allies target FairPoint’s biggest shareholder in Boston Strike by 1,700 FairPoint workers for good jobs and quality service becoming national story as walkout enters its second month Officials in Vermont and elsewhere report that customer complaints against FairPoint have spiked since strike began […]

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Hooksett Firefighters To Distribute 80 Coats For Kids As Part Of “Operation Warm”

HOOKSETT, New Hampshire – Nearly 80 children from low-income families will be outfitted with brand-new USA made winter coats thanks to Hooksett Permanent Firefighters. Firefighters have partnered with Operation Warm, a national, non-profit organization that has provided new coats to 1.5 million children in need. Firefighters fundraise in order to personally fit each child, help […]

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Worker Safety Activists Honored At American Public Health Annual Meeting

Wyoming COSH Founder Dan Neal and SoCalCOSH Board Member Linda Delp win Awards from American Public Health Association  NEW ORLEANS – Two veteran worker safety activists, Dan Neal and Linda Delp, were recognized today with prestigious awards at the American Public Health Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Neal, executive director of the Casper-based Equality State […]

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TV Ads Tell FairPoint: Respect New England Workers

Striking Employees Say They Want To Get Back to Work Augusta, Maine — The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers released four new television ads featuring FairPoint Communications employees and retirees calling on the company to return to the bargaining table and give workers a “fair deal.” The spots will run in the Boston, Manchester, N.H., […]

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Wall Street Deals Costing Schools, Municipalities Billions

Educators, Parents, Communities Demand Transparency and Accountability  WASHINGTON— Following a new report detailing how Wall Street sold toxic deals to school districts and municipalities that are costing communities billions in fees, interest and other payments, educators, parents, community members and local officials have joined together for a Day of Action in cities across the country. […]

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