While this article really has nothing to do with Teachers or Labor, I loved the opening quote and had to share with you…
Beach litter: Our trashy culture | New Hampshire OPINION01: “The State of New Hampshire spends $53,800 to clean up the litter left on Hampton Beach, which … Continue reading
June unemployment rate up slightly to 4.9 percent | New Hampshire NEWS02: “MANCHESTER – The state’s unemployment rate crept up in June to 4.9 percent, 0.1 percentage point higher than May, according to New Hampshire Employment Security.
The 4.9 percent rate was the same as the April 2011 rate, … Continue reading
Website Exposes Big Business’ Influence Over NH Legislation
CONCORD, N.H. -A new website is exposing what it says is one national organization’s “big-business” influence over legislation in New Hampshire and around the country. The site, ALECexposed.org, targets ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, a powerful group funded by lawmakers … Continue reading
People are always asking why do we need Unions to protect the workers. Here is a perfect example.
FedEx Package Handlers to Vote on Teamsters | Labor Notes: “If 71 package handlers at the FedEx Ground warehouse in Brockton, Massachusetts, win the union election scheduled for August 3, … Continue reading
N.H. tenure change makes some happy, some not » New Hampshire » EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA: “Laura Hainey, president of the American Federation of Teachers-New Hampshire, agreed.
Hainey said the new law harms the collective bargaining rights of teachers and gives some a false sense of security by extending … Continue reading
A repost from Working America.
While the GOP kills jobs, the Labor Movement puts Americans back to work « Main Street: “You have to give them their due – the right-wing message machine has been relentless in distorting the labor movement. But the facts – also known as “reality” – … Continue reading
Congratulations to the CWA.
T-Mobile Workers Win Union Voice in Connecticut | Communications Workers of America: “Hamden, Connecticut — T-Mobile USA technicians in Connecticut today voted for representation by the Communications Workers of America-TU.
The vote was 8-7 for CWA-TU representation with one challenged ballot of a union supporter … Continue reading
The office of the Governor is working to keep jobs and workers here in New Hampshire.
N.H. program serves 10,000 workers | SeacoastOnline.com: “PORTSMOUTH — Late last month, Gov. John Lynch announced the latest round of grants through the New Hampshire Job Training Fund, which distributes up to $2 … Continue reading