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Disappointment Over SCOTUS Immigration Tie Highlights Call For Senate To “Do Your Job”

The Supreme Court splits on DACA and DAPA, highlighting the urgent need to confirm a ninth Supreme Court Justice.

Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued a 4-4 decision in United States v. Texas, the case challenging expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of … Continue reading

Three Gubernatorial Hopefuls Face Off for First Time

Forum-062016-120SEA/SEIU Local 1984 Hosts Candidate Forum for Members 

Earlier this week, the three Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates met on the same stage for the first … Continue reading

VA Employees Hold Dozens of Rallies Across the Country to Protest Proposed Closing of Veterans Hospitals

AFGE VA ProtestsAFGE members organize 38 rallies outside VA hospitals this week and next

WASHINGTON – Veterans Affairs … Continue reading

Granite State Rumblings: Affordable Housing Vs Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage Vs HoursOut of Reach 2016, a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition tells us that in no state, metropolitan area, or county can a full-time worker earning … Continue reading

Colin Van Ostern Kicks Off Campaign For Governor, Pledges To Build A Stronger Economy For All

“Together we’re going to continue moving New Hampshire forward. Together we’re going to build a stronger economy for those to succeed, not just those at the top.

CONCORD, N.H. – Addressing a standing room-only crowd of 150 people on Wednesday evening, Democrat Colin Van Ostern kicked … Continue reading

Public School Champion, Carol Shea-Porter, Receives Endorsement From NEA-NH

Today, NEA-New Hampshire announced their recommendation of Carol Shea-Porter for the 1st Congressional District race.

Rochester, NH—NEA-NH, the largest public employee union in New Hampshire, representing 17,000 educators, has endorsed Carol Shea-Porter for re-election to Congress in New Hampshire’s First District.

“We’re supporting Shea-Porter because she is a … Continue reading

As A Sanders Supporter, It Is Time To Come Together And Unite The Party Behind Clinton

In the beginning of 2016 I said I was leaning towards Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Primary. As New Hampshire’s First in the Nation primary grew closer, I knew that Bernie was my choice. He is a true progressive and was willing to take on the political establishment as … Continue reading

Progressives Rejoice As Obama Announces Support For Expanding Social Security

Progressives are celebrating a huge win this week as President Obama announced his support for expanding Social Security as part of a larger economic agenda.

 

“To me, if we raise the minimum wage; if we make it easier, not harder, for people to unionize; if we negotiate trade deals that … Continue reading

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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.

Union Busting: Legal Team Creates Unions To Raid Memberships, Benefiting Employers

A union busting legal firm, Seham Seham Meltz & Petersen, is working to undercut workers through divisive tactics and raiding the membership of United Association of Flight Attendants members.

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.