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Shaheen, Kuster Urge Resolution Of FairPoint Labor Dispute — #FairnessAtFairPoint

In letter to FairPoint Communications, Shaheen and Kuster call on company to return to negotiating table U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) in a letter today called on FairPoint Communications Chief Executive Officer Paul Sunu and the FairPoint Communications management team to return to the bargaining table and resolve the ongoing […]

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December 22, 1910

A fire breaks out in the basement of the Nelson Morris and Co. meatpacking plant in Chicago’s Union Stockyards. Highly flammable chemicals used for meat production and grease soaked wood made conditions ripe for fires in stockyards. Twenty-one firefighters, including the chief, were killed when one of the blazing buildings collapsed with them inside. It […]

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Today in labor history for the week of December 22, 2014

December 22A group of building trades unions from the Midwest meet in St. Louis to form the National Building Trades Council. The Council disbanded after several years of political and jurisdictional differences – 1897 Twenty-one Chicago firefighters, including the chief, died when a building collapsed as they were fighting a huge blaze at the Union […]

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IBEW And CWA FairPoint Strikers Rally In Concord (InZane Times)

“One Day Longer, One Day Stronger” With an inflatable corporate pig hovering behind them, hundreds of IBEW and CWA members with their allies rallied at the State House yesterday calling for a fair contract with FairPoint Communications. The two unions went on strike ten weeks ago following months of frustrated bargaining before and after their […]

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December 21, 1916

Labor organizer, community activist, and civil rights advocate Emma Tenayuca is born in San Antonio. Her advocacy for the working poor – especially Mexican American women – led her to become known as “La Pasionaria” and was an inspiration to future generations of labor and civil rights activists. “I never thought in terms of fear. […]

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Public Officials Call For Compromise From FairPoint As Workers Rally In Concord

Public officials across New England calling for company to compromise; FairPoint hasn’t moved from initial demand for $700 million in severe cuts Union workers have offered more than $200 million in cost savings; they seek a fair deal that ensures good jobs and quality service for New England CONCORD, N.H. — Striking workers and their […]

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December 19, 1908

The Union Labor Hospital in Eureka, California – created by newly unionized timber and mill workers as a charitable, non-profit organization – opens for patient care. After ninety years of service in the hospital field, Union Labor Hospital Association established the Union Labor Health Foundation in 1997. Source Link The post December 19, 1908 appeared […]

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12-18-14 List Of Open Union Communications Positions From UnionJobs

DECEMBER 18, 2014 WEEKLY SUMMARY OF COMMUNICATIONS POSITIONS POSTED AT UNIONJOBS.COM AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) Data Coordinator – Wisconsin, Campaigns Department – Midwest Region, Wisconsin Campaign Coordinator – Ohio, Campaigns Department Midwest Region  Ohio Popular Education Coordinator, Campaigns Department  District of Columbia Communications Coordinator, Communications Department (MW Region)  Michigan […]

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