Remarks by John J. Sweeney, President Emeritus of the AFL-CIO, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, Rerum Novarum: On Capital and Labor, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
May 02, 2011
“Renewing the Historic Partnership Between Labor
and the Catholic Church in an Anti-worker Era
Thank … Continue reading
Press clips on the pension reform….
” House and Senate negotiators could begin reconciling a comprehensive pension reform plan as early as Monday after both chambers voted on the bill yesterday.
The House voted 238-121 to approve an amended version of Senate Bill 3, a pension reform bill originally … Continue reading
Another letter to the editor on Right To Work from the Seacoast online….
“The Republican-controlled New Hampshire Legislature says it wants to bring more businesses and greater prosperity to New Hampshire by enacting a Right-to-Work (for less) law. They should first examine the conditions in the 22 Right-to-Work (for less) … Continue reading
This is an article from the opinion section of the seacoast online…..
“We’re encouraged to see that while the misleadingly named Right-to-Work bill passed the New Hampshire House, it fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to override a promised veto by Gov. John Lynch.
House Bill 474 would … Continue reading
More press on the New Hampshire retirement pension reform…..
“CONCORD – The effort to make public employees work longer and contribute more to their pensions reached the horse-trading stage Wednesday as the House of Representatives and state Senate clung to their reforms.
By nearly a two-thirds, veto-proof margin, the House … Continue reading
An article fro the public news service on Right To Work in New Hampshire
“CONCORD, N.H. – The New Hampshire House passed a measure Wednesday that prevents employers and workers from passing along a share of the cost of collective bargaining to non-union workers. Those “agency fee” costs typically involve … Continue reading
More press clips from the Right To Work bill…
The House sent a bill making New Hampshire a right-to-work” state to Gov. John Lynch.
If it becomes law, nonunion workers will no longer be forced to pay union fees to cover collective bargaining costs. But Lynch has said he … Continue reading
An article by Norma Love on the passage of Right To Work in New Hampshire.
“The Republican-controlled House approved legislation Wednesday that would make New Hampshire the 23rd state to bar unions from requiring non-members to pay a share of bargaining and administrative costs.”
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New clip from the Union Leader on SB 3
“CONCORD — The House and Senate are headed into negotiations to iron out their differences on public pension reforms.
The Senate refused on Wednesday to accept significant changes the House made to its reform plan in Senate Bill 3. … Continue reading
An iteresting article on how unions are focusing more on state and local elections instead of national elections.
“WASHINGTON — Feeling under siege in more than a dozen states, some of the nation’s largest labor groups are focusing their political activity to challenge state laws that sharply curb union … Continue reading