Kevin Cavanaugh wins NH Sen. special election
Manchester, N.H. - In today's state Senate District 16 special election, Manchester Ward 1 Alderman Kevin Cavanaugh defeated former state Senator David Boutin 4746-3814 (55%-44%). Cavanaugh's win is the first time New Hampshire Democrats have won a state senate special election win since February 1984. Senator-elect Cavanaugh is only the second Democrat … Continue reading
NESN Broadcast Technicians Benched For Unionizing
IBEW Local 1228 Fights Against Retribution
BOSTON, MA – New England Sports Network (NESN) and its … Continue reading
Leo W Gerard: “Do No Harm” Still Hurts
Promises were made.
And workers believed candidate Donald Trump when he pledged to stop corporations from exporting American factories. Workers cast votes based on Trump swearing he would end the trade cheating that kills American jobs.
This week, though, workers got bad news from Washington, D.C. President Trump proposed virtually … Continue reading
Over 30,000 Demand Macy’s Drop Ivanka Trump’s Fashion Line Over Sweatshop Labor Conditions
Washington Post Report Reveals Ivanka Trump Brand Products Made Exclusively in Sweatshops in Countries Such as Bangladesh, Indonesia, China
On the … Continue reading
See Who Voted For A More Open Democracy In NH
Legislative Scorecard Released: Who voted for, and against, open democracy
CONCORD, NH – The New Hampshire legislature failed to … Continue reading
Brad Bannon: 4 Reasons Why Democrats Should Support Medicare For All
Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) call for Democrats to campaign on and fight for a national single-payer health insurance program is just the remedy the doctor ordered for her party.
Here are the four reasons for Democrats to push the envelope on health care reform.
Medicare for all … Continue reading
Help Send Matt From The NH Labor News To Netroots Nation 2017
For seven years now I have been blogging and building up the NH Labor News to be the strong progressive news outlet that it has become. While there are many people who contribute content to the NH Labor News, the majority of the work is done by me, on my … Continue reading
Leo W Gerard: American Workers Seek Enforcement, Not Protection
American workers have made a simple request of politicians for decades: stop the trade violations that kill American manufacturers and jobs.
American factories and workers are willing to compete. They are able to compete. But the playing field must be level. American workers and employers can’t win when their rival … Continue reading
Business Economist And Industry Shill Now Chair Of Health Economics At UNH
The University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics just hired one of the business industry’s biggest shills in the fight against raising the minimum wage.
The Donald likely would be looking for love in all the wrong places if he campaigned in some deep western Kentucky union halls.