The AFL-CIO Pushes Back Against Pro-Business Democrats Trying To Change The New Overtime Threshold
Everyone agrees that the current overtime threshold needs to be updated. The issue is, how quickly should this update take effect?
In May, the … Continue reading
Rep. Peter DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Curb Speculative Wall Street Trading and Bolster Main Street
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today introduced legislation that would levy a 0.03 percent tax on transactions of stocks, bonds and derivatives to discourage the same … Continue reading
Connolly And Van Ostern Trade Jabs Over A 24 Year Old Report That Goes After State Workers
Executive Councilor Colin Van Ostern and Mark Connolly recently traded jabs at the New Hampshire Progressive Summit Gubernatorial Forum and the NH State Employees Association (SEIU 1984) Gubernatorial Forum. Both Van Ostern and Connolly are vying for the Democratic nomination in the race to be the next Governor of New … Continue reading
Colin Van Ostern Unveils Plan To Expand Opportunities For NH Women And Their Families
Van Ostern Says He’ll Work To Improve The Health And Economic Security
Of New Hampshire … Continue reading
NH Rebellion March To End Political Corruption On July 9th
5-mile NH Rebellion March to End Big Money in Politics.
Portsmouth, NH – At 9:00 am this Saturday, July 9, dozens of committed “Granny D walkers” … Continue reading
Guest Editorial: Exposing Trump’s Trade Appeal To Working-Class Voters For What It Is
(This is a special guest editorial from Dave Johnson who works for Campaign for America’s Future. The original post is here)
Donald Trump is selling himself as the champion of working-class voters. He says Democrats and their presumptive presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, are selling them out with trade deals. … Continue reading
#UniteAC — Trump Taj Mahal Workers Walk-Off In Strike
STRIKE! Nearly 1,000 Trump Taj Mahal Workers Walk-Off Job Ahead of Atlantic City’s Biggest Weekend of the Year
New England Protesters Call Out Donald Trump’s Outsourcing Record and Divisive Rhetoric
Concord, N.H. — Donald Trump’s visit to New England concluded with a stop in Manchester yesterday. Protesters were on hand at every turn to stand against his divisive rhetoric and his businesses outsourcing jobs overseas, despite his claims of favoring American workers.
“Donald Trump’s claims of being for American jobs … Continue reading
Union Members Don't Love Donald Trump As He Claims
Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, bragged about his “tremendous support within unions.” “The workers love me,” he claimed.
The Donald likely would be looking for love in all the wrong places if he campaigned in some deep western Kentucky union halls.
GOP Gubernatorial Candidates To Push 'Right To Work' On NH Once Again
As Yogi Berra once put it, “It’s like Déjà vu, all over again.”
The Republican Gubernatorial primary candidates just showed how out of touch they are with working families. WMUR reported this week at all of the GOP candidates for New Hampshire’s Governor came out in strong in support of the so-called Right To Work legislation.
UBER's Sharing Economy Is A New Name For Exploiting Workers
Uber and the “sharing economy” may be the biggest economic lie since “Right to Work.”
The sharing economy is a fraud, a sham, a corporate marketing stunt to get people who believe that by using “on-demand” apps is somehow helping workers and not feeding the greedy capitalistic system.