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#DenyNAI: New Legislation To Stop Norwegian Air International From Undercutting Labor Laws

Congressional Representatives From Both Sides Of The Aisle, Introduce Legislation To Deny NAI’s Application To The DOT.

Today, Congress took a big step forward in protecting American workers and upholding our nations trade agreements, by introducing legislation to stop Norwegian Air International (NAI) from skirting international labor laws … Continue reading

AFLCIO Announces Support Of BCTGM Boycott Of Mexican-Made Nabisco Products

Campaign encourages Americans to “Check the Label” in support of American jobs by purchasing only those Nabisco products made in America

 SocialMedia_BoycottSimpleKENSINGTON, Md., April 27, … Continue reading

150 Workers Die Every Day From Preventable Workplace Injuries And Illnesses

150 workers die every day AFLCIO(Washington, DC, April 27, 2016)More than 4,820 workers were killed on the job in 2014, according to a new report by the AFL-CIO. Additionally an estimated 50,000-60,000 died from occupational … Continue reading

Indiana Carrier Plant Workers Take Their Case Directly To UTC Shareholders

Steelworkers travel to shareholders meeting, deliver petition calling on Carrier’s parent company to reconsider moving production from Indianapolis to Mexico

United Technology shareholders came face-to-face with workers being destroyed by insatiable corporate greed.

On February 10th, United Technologies (UTC) announced its “business decision” to shutter the … Continue reading

National COSH: Over 100K Workplace Deaths Can Be Prevented

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National COSH Also Recognizes First-Ever
“Outstanding Health and Safety Stories, 2016”

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(LEO W GERARD) GOP: It’s OK for Corporations to Kill Workers

 

Alan White couldn’t shout jubilation from the rooftop on March 25 when he heard that the U.S. Department of Labor, after decades of trying, had finally issued a stricter rule to limit exposure to potentially deadly silica dust in workplaces.

He was happy, all right. After all, … Continue reading

ICYMI: The NH Union Leader Profiles A Low Wage, Fast Food Worker’s Struggles

Here at the NH Labor News we have spoken at great length about the need to raise the minimum wage, in New Hampshire and throughout the United States.  For millions of Americans living in poverty while working 40-50-60 hours a week is their harsh reality.  No matter what they do … Continue reading

The NHDP Fires Back At The O’Connor Campaign, O’Connor Responds With More Accusations

The plot thickens.  

The New Hampshire Democratic Party is now squarely in the middle of the potential lawsuit bonanza from the Shawn O’Connor campaign.

First it was a lawsuit against Carol Shea-Porter where he alleged she is running a “whisper campaign” against him.   He … Continue reading

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McDonald's: Paying Billions (of Borrowed Money) to Stockholders

Right there, in the USNWR story “Why McDonald's stock is blowing the competition away,” was the clearest example yet of how our economy doesn’t work for anybody but the folks at the very, very top.

As TPP Text Is Revealed Our Worst Fears Are Becoming Reality

Our worst fears are becoming reality as the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership was finally released to the public. At 4 am, under the cover of darkness, the White House quietly released the text of the largest trade agreement in history.

Congresswoman DeLauro Inspires The Crowd At The NH AFL-CIO Raising Wages Summit

Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro informed, inspired, and motivated more than 200 people at the New Hampshire AFL-CIO Raising Wages Summit in Concord with a simple story about her upbringing. Speaking at an Americans for Prosperity event yesterday, Jeb Bush enraged people when he said “we need to figure out a way to phase out” Medicare for future enrollees.

I Was Going To Endorse A Presidential Candidate Today, BUT....

Today I thought I was going to sit down and finally make an endorsement in the New Hampshire Democratic Primary. The election is only a month away, and many people have been waiting for me to endorse someone.