Statement by Laura Hainey, President, American Federation of Teachers-NH–On City Budget and Union Contract–May 3, 2011
“Bow, NH— “These polling numbers reaffirm what our members know-that New Hampshire values the voice of middle class working families and their right to have a voice in the workplace. New Hampshire citizens know … Continue reading
We have schedule another in district meeting to for Monday May 9th at 12pm for people who live in the Hillsboro District 14.
The Meeting will be held at the Postal Workers Hall, 450 Hanover Street in Manchester.
Please call the New Hampshire AFL-CIO office for more information.
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The New Hampshire AFL-CIO has organized another district meeting. This meeting will be in Claremont for those who live in Senate District 8.
The meeting will be at Claremont Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road, Claremont
Members are asked to arrive at 6pm for a briefing and discussion prior … Continue reading
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