DESPITE RECORD ATTENDANCE,
NH’S SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE DOESN’T HAVE VOTES TO CARRY ANTI-WORKER AGENDA
Extreme House Leadership’s Overreach Costs Them Control of Republican Super-Majority
CONCORD, NH – Breaking his own public commitment, NH Speaker of the House Bill O’Brien held back a planned vote today on HB 474, a … Continue reading
News from yesterday on Retirements in NH.
Negotiators: Vested NH workers to retain pension benefits | New Hampshire NEWS06: “CONCORD — Members of the House and Senate yesterday agreed to leave in place most benefits for workers already vested in the state’s public pension plan.
Although all public workers … Continue reading
Today, nearly every single one of New Hampshire’s elected representatives gathered at the State House to vote on HB 474. Yet Speaker O’Brien denied our representatives – and by extension, the people of New Hampshire – the opportunity to stand with working families and say no to so-called “Right … Continue reading
The Senate is working for Business not for the People who elected them..
NHPR.org – The Senate’s Pro-Business Agenda: “When news broke that the state’s unemployment rate dipped below 5% for the first time since Christmas, 2008- GOP lawmakers were quick to take credit. Republican leaders claim their legislative agenda … Continue reading
From our friends at @PFFNH Prof. Fire Fighters of NH
House, Senate negotiators debate pension changes | New Hampshire NEWS06: “CONCORD — House and Senate members negotiating changes in the state retirement system did agree on one thing Friday — to use the House’s contribution rates for police and … Continue reading
Hear what the Secretary of Labor has to say…
Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis to lead live May 24 webcast of roundtable discussion on important role of job clubs in getting Americans back to work – PR Newswire – sacbee.com: “WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Secretary of … Continue reading
More on how our fight for Labor effect the entire middle class…
Daily Kos: This week in the war on workers: “AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka’s speech at the National Press Club this week provides an important context for why we need to be paying attention—careful, specific attention—to the war … Continue reading
A repost of the AFL-CIO Blog….
Assault on Workers Extends to Entire Middle Class | AFL-CIO NOW BLOG: “Although union members are the most visible targets of the attacks on working people, this anti-worker crusade extends way beyond unions to an assault on the broader American middle class, says Laura Clawson.
Writing … Continue reading
National news from the IAFF….
Fire Fighters Reach Agreement with City of Houston—and More Bargaining News | AFL-CIO NOW BLOG: “The Fire Fighters (IAFF) reached a tentative agreement with the city of Houston, and more news from the “Bargaining Digest Weekly.” The AFL-CIO Collective Bargaining Department delivers daily, bargaining-related news … Continue reading
More on the LGC….
LGC’s attempted legislation would have hidden the truth, says investigator’s attorney | SeacoastOnline.com: “CONCORD — State officials say the Local Government Center attempted to “invent a previously unknown entity,” a non-profit limited liability company, to “legitimize a legally questionable corporate restructuring” it arranged eight years … Continue reading