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AFL-CIO and AFT Oppose The Wall Street Giveaways In House Spending Bill
Written by Matt Murray for the NH Labor News The Wall Street gamblers are up to their underhanded tricks once again, and they are using their Congressional puppets to do their bidding.  Tonight ...
NH LABOR NEWS 12/11/2014 2 6 - -
Greedy Corporations Are Stealing Thanksgiving From Millions Of Low Wage Workers
I cannot begin to explain how outraged I am over the theft of Thanksgiving by greedy corporations who are all trying to one-up each other by opening earlier and earlier. Thanksgiving has always ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/26/2014 14 24 1 -
Senate Democrats Need To Move Quickly To Approve A New Member To The NLRB
Well the elections are over and the now, just ten days after all the votes were counted, it is obvious that we are headed for another two years of monumental gridlock. The Republicans in the Senate ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/14/2014 3 6 - -
Marilinda Garcia Is A Member Of ALEC, And Why That Is Important To YOU!
Right now State Rep. Marilinda Garcia is attempting to move up the political ranks from State Rep. to US Congresswoman. She has been out on the campaign trail talking about how she wants to fight ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/28/2014 6 11 1 -
Fosters Daily Democrat tries to scare Millennials into voting Republican
Republicans and Democrats are actively trying to court “millennials” to vote for them. Of course the Republicans are at a big disadvantage in this fight because they are stigmatized by the fact ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/27/2014 7 10 - -
Walgreens Bows To LiUNA And Other Shareholders To End Talks Of "Inversion"
Company Bows to Shareholder Concern on Inversion Plan The New York Times is reporting that Walgreens will buy Alliance Boots but will not be "inverting" to avoid paying US taxes.
NH LABOR NEWS 08/05/2014 18 39 - -
The NH Union Leader Helps AFP Spread Misinformation About Right To Work (For Less) In NH
Once again the Union Leader’s editorial board is peddling misinformation about unions and “right to work” (for less) legislation (“ Protesting information: Picket sign o' the times ”). Let�
NH LABOR NEWS 08/05/2014 1 5 - -
Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter Speaks At NH Alliance For Retired Americans Conference
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter will delivered remarks at the 3 rd Biennial New Hampshire Alliance for Retired Americans Conference in Hooksett. Recently, there have been a number of ...
NH LABOR NEWS 10/19/2013 1 4 - -
The Dilemma Surrounding Chinese Steel
Over the last few decades workers in the steel industry have taken a significant hit.  This has left a huge loophole for Chinese steel manufactures to undercut US steel mills and gain a stronghold ...
NH LABOR NEWS 06/25/2013 3 5 - -
Labor Speaks Out Against SCOTUS Ruling
Discrimination may not be as prevalent as it was in the 1960's however that does not mean we do not need the Voters Rights Act. Today the US Supreme Court struck down a key section of the ...
NH LABOR NEWS 06/25/2013 5 4 - -
NH Young Democrats and Young Republicans Come Together To Oppose Voter ID Changes
Young Republicans and young Democrats come together to oppose Voter ID restrictions being debated in the NH Legislature.  The current debate is about stopping 'phase two' of the O'Brien legislation ...
NH LABOR NEWS 05/23/2013 3 5 - -
NH Senate Flip-Flops On Voter ID Provisions. Advocate Spending $1 Million Dollars After Slashing HHS
Senate Republicans change position on expensive camera provision at the polls, whether student identification cards are an acceptable form of Voter ID   Advocate to spend $1 million dollars on ...
NH LABOR NEWS 05/23/2013 1 2 - -
37 Attempts At A Repeal Of The ACA And Still No Jobs Bill
The fiscally responsible Republican party is always looking for ways to reduce government waste.  They search for any 'fraud, waste and abuse' inside the federal government in an effort to reduce ...
NH LABOR NEWS 05/23/2013 1 8 - -
Help A NH Union Member Fight Back Against Breast Cancer
Chances are that you know someone who has faced a battle with breast cancer. In fact 1-8 U.S. women will develop some type of breast cancer in their lifetime. I know there are a million ways to ...
NH LABOR NEWS 05/23/2013 1 1 - -
Can You Feel It? Workers Standing Together In Strikes Across The Country
By Liz Iacobucci on the NH Labor News Original Post link: http://wp.me/p2yHP6-2xm Something’s happening out there. *Last week, fast-food workers at more than 30 restaurants in St. Louis walked ...
NH LABOR NEWS 05/13/2013 5 10 1 -
D.C. Circuit Court Of Appeals Puts Employers Speech Above Workers Rights
NLRB Employee Rights Poster (Image). How many times have you seen this poster? This is the 'Employee Rights' poster that was mandated by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to be prominently ...
NH LABOR NEWS 05/13/2013 10 11 - -
'Our National Security Is At Risk From Outsourcing'
As if loosing our good jobs to China was not bad enough now our national security is at risk because of the policies set forth in ...
NH LABOR NEWS 05/11/2013 11 8 1 -
Can you help a KOS members and Labor Blogger attend #NN13
For over two years now I have been working to build the NH Labor News.  What started as a project with the NH AFL-CIO, the NH Labor News blog grew into a full social media presence.  The NH Labor ...
NH LABOR NEWS 04/13/2013 3 7 1 -
What Do You Mean My Flight Is Canceled Due To SEQUESTRATION???
The newsrooms are a buzz with the information that was just released from the Federal Aviation Administration on the potential impacts of the Sequestration.   Sequestration is the name given to the ...
NH LABOR NEWS 02/22/2013 27 8 - -
Senator Chris Murphy Pushes 'BUY AMERICA' Campaign Into The Senate
For decades now vulture capitalist like Mitt Romney have been taking good American jobs and shipping them overseas.  Bain Capitol was well known for this and this could have been one of the ...
NH LABOR NEWS 01/31/2013 4 14 - -
The Last Thing We Need Is MORE Guns In Our Schools And State Houses
Written by Matt Murray of the NH Labor NewsOriginal Link Author's Note: Before I go on what is sure to be a highly controversial rant I want to make it very clear.  I believe in a person's right ...
NH LABOR NEWS 12/22/2012 1 2 - -
Right To Work in Michigan: Democracy at its Worst
Written by Matt Murray of the NH Labor News [Original Link http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1MV] Have you been reading about what has been happening in Michigan?  Well just in case you have been unplugged from ...
NH LABOR NEWS 12/07/2012 7 12 2 -
Why Is The NH Union Leader Demonizing The Hard Working People Of The USPS
Written by Bill Brickley for the NH Labor News [Original link http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1IL] The United States Postal Service is the most efficient mail delivery business in the world. A study by Oxford ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/28/2012 8 10 - -
Remembering the Labor Leader Marvin Miller, Founder of the MLB Players Association
Written by Matt Murray for the NH Labor News Original Link An epic part of labor history passes on.  Marvin Miller, the founder of the Major League Baseball Players Association passed away at the ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/27/2012 2 6 - -
The Cost of Cheap Clothing
More than 100 people have died in a fire at a nine-story garment factory outside Dhaka, Bangladesh. Most of the workers who died were on the first and second floors and were killed, fire officials ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/26/2012 6 21 2 -
Congress To Federal Workers We Have Your Back!
By Matt Murray for the [NH Labor News http://nhlabornews.com/] [Original link http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1Hx] I have talked a lot about the attacks on workers in the Federal Sector .  Lately there has ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/23/2012 6 12 - -
65 Years Later: Time to Start Healing the Divide
Written by Liz Iacobucci for the [NH Labor News http://nhlabornews.com/] [Original Link http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1GH] Great images included in original post. It has been nine years since Sen. Ted ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/21/2012 2 10 - -
The Retail Theft Of Thanksgiving
Written by Matt Murray for the [NH Labor News http://nhlabornews.com/] [Original Link http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1Gp] First let me start by saying Happy Thanksgiving to you and all of your family. I hope ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/20/2012 9 13 - -
This Thanksgiving (and every Thanksgiving) Unions Are Giving Back
Written by Liz for the NH Labor News [Original link http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1Gb] The “union-avoidance” industry isn’t taking the election results lying down.  The Andrew Breitbarts of the world ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/20/2012 6 1 - -
Tax Policy: Time to go Back to the Future?
Remember what it was like, back in 1952?   The nation’s unemployment rate was 3% . Remember the days of annual raises? Back in 1952, the average family income was growing by about 5.4% a year . ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/16/2012 3 3 - -
Use Your Money Wisely This Christmas By Supporting American Workers and Small Businesses
Original Post on NH Labor News [http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1DT http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1DT] As we quickly move into the holiday shopping season I want to talk about how the small things we do can make a big ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/15/2012 10 27 3 -
Voter Suppression Is Real
Written by Matt Murray for the NH Labor News [Original link http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1E0] If you think the elections are over then you would be wrong.  In New Hampshire they are currently holding ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/14/2012 5 7 - -
Voters Vote To Overturn Citizens United
Written by Matt Murray On the NH Labor News [http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1Bw] Did you get enough of the political ad, flyers, mailers, and radio spots this election? I did ( see post ), and I do not ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/13/2012 2 10 - -
Veterans Day Is Not The Only Day We Honor Our Vets
[Originally posted by Matt Murray on the NH Labor News http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1AM] Today is the day when the nation stops to honor the brave men and women who have served our country. Home of the ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/13/2012 4 2 - -
Will GOP Leaders in Congress Really Negotiate? Or are they Aiming for Impasse?
[Originally Posted by Liz Iacobucci on the NH Labor News http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1BU] Original post has many images unable to show here. Less than 18 hours after Tuesday’s election results were in, ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/12/2012 11 15 - -
The 'Grand Bargain' Would Hurt Middle Class Working Families
I am happy the elections are over, because now we can get back to work on resolving the issues that have dominated the campaigns over the last nine months.  Everyone agrees that we need to do ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/10/2012 14 22 1 -
New Hampshire Union Members Celebrate Enormous Electoral Wins
For weeks now union members have been canvassing New Hampshire as part of the Labor 2012 campaign.  After making thousands of phone calls and spending every free moment knocking on doors, all of ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/07/2012 5 14 - -
United Auto Workers Rally Against Mitt Romney and His Lies About The Auto Industry
Today workers from multiple unions gathered around Sen Jeanne Shaheen, Sen John Kerry, and UAW President Bob King to talk about why we need re-elect Barack Obama. Many of the workers were United ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/05/2012 4 4 - -
A Must Hear Report On NH House Speaker Bill O'Brien and Partisan Politics In NH
I wanted to share a radio spot from This American Life  in which they talk with Annmarie Timmins from the Concord Monitor,  as well as many of the Representatives from the NH House. A portrait of ...
NH LABOR NEWS 11/05/2012 4 4 1 -
Romnesia The Music Video
If fun, its campy, and it is all true. The NH AFL-CIO and union members from many organizations throughout the state have been working out of the NH AFL-CIO office.  They have been stuffing ...
NH LABOR NEWS 10/25/2012 2 5 - -
Unions: Showing The True Power of We
Today is 'Blog Action Day'.  Once a year bloggers, like myself, focus their efforts to promoting one single idea.  This year the message is 'The Power of We'.  The irony is that the Power of We ...
NH LABOR NEWS 10/15/2012 1 11 - -
NH GOV Candidate Ovide Lamontagne Gets Endorsement from Anti-Union Organization ABC
Last night, the OVIDE 2012 Campaign  released a statement  that the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) endorsed Ovide for New Hampshire Governor. "Ovide's positions on reducing business ...
NH LABOR NEWS 10/15/2012 1 6 - -
Do you think Congressman Guinta is Working For Us, Think Again
I have talked about Congressman Guinta and his anti-union position before.  He has been endorsed by the Associated Builders and Contractors Inc who push Right To Work (for less) and lobby against ...
NH LABOR NEWS 10/15/2012 2 3 - -
Never Forget
Cross Posted from the [NH Labor News http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1nX] Written by Terri Donovan, Esquire Director of Collective Bargaining and Field Services, AFT-NH Since January 2011, AFT-NH locals and ...
NH LABOR NEWS 10/13/2012 2 6 - -
Sequestration is coming! Sequestration is coming! Sequestration is coming!
Cross Posted from the [NH Labor News http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1m0] Politico's on both sides of the political fence are telling everyone that the US economy will fall apart if we do not do something ...
NH LABOR NEWS 10/13/2012 2 6 1 -
Congressman Guinta Is Not As Manly As These Men
Cross Posted from the [NH Labor News http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1kZ] A new advertisement has surfaced in New Hampshire that goes right to Congressman Guinta and the Congressional assault on Women's Rights.
NH LABOR NEWS 10/05/2012 2 6 - 48
Possible Strike For NH IBEW 1837 Members
In another attempt to take more from workers, members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 1837 are on the verge of a possible strike. IBEW 1837 Members at the New Hampshire ...
NH LABOR NEWS 10/02/2012 1 - - 19
The Story Of One Woman's Fight To Vote
Cross posted from [NH Labor News http://nhlabornews.com/2012/10/the-story-of-one-womans-fight-to-vote/] New Hampshire is in a very heated battle over Voter ID.  The Good thing is that right now in ...
NH LABOR NEWS 10/02/2012 1 4 - 38
Right To Work Is Back Again, And That Is Not All
A cross post from the [NH Labor News http://nhlabornews.com/2012/09/right-to-work-is-back-again-and-that-is-not-all/] Well we asked for it and now we got it.  The NH Legislative Services ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/30/2012 2 8 - 46
What Has Happened To The Game That I Used To Know?
Cross posted from the [NH Labor News http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1ht] What has happened to the NFL? Why do I suddenly despise the game that I once adored? Growing up I was never much of a football fan.  
NH LABOR NEWS 09/25/2012 9 5 - 79
COURT ORDER CONFIRMS STUDENTS' RIGHT TO VOTE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Concord, N.H.--Voting rights groups applauded Strafford Superior Court Judge John Lewis' order, today, to the Secretary of State to issue new voter registration forms for this election. The new ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/24/2012 41 144 3 789
Scott Walker Headlines NH GOP Convention
The NH GOP welcomes their self-proclaimed hero Scott Walker to New Hampshire this week. Gov. Walker will be headlining Saturday’s GOP Convention at Pinkerton Academy. Get a good look at him ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/24/2012 6 10 - 68
Shocking News: Congress Research Shows Cutting Taxes Does NOT Grow The Economy
Well, it’s official.  Cutting taxes on folks like Mitt Romney DOESN’T “grow the economy.” The week before last, the Congressional Research Service released a report concluding that ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/23/2012 8 16 3 88
What Has Happened To The Middle Class
There was a time in this country – not that long ago – when almost one-third of all workers belonged to a union.  More than three-quarters of Americans supported labor unions.  And two-thirds ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/18/2012 4 8 1 28
#OWS One Year Later, Will You Join Me In Celebrating?
[#OWS One Year Later, Will You Join Me In Celebrating? http://nhlabornews.com/2012/09/ows-one-year-later-will-you-join-me-in-celebrating/] By Bill Brickley for the NH Labor News Occupy Wall Street ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/12/2012 10 16 - 49
The Chicago Teachers Strike, The Most Important Strike Since PATCO
Everyone is talking about the Chicago Teachers Strike. If you are on twitter then you have may have already seen that #CTU is trending and that is good.  The problem is there is a lot of ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/12/2012 9 15 - 64
New Photo ID Law Wreaks Havoc During State Primary
Implementation is disaster as New Hampshire voters turned away from polls CONCORD, NH –Some voters were turned away from the polls and others required to sign affidavits as New Hampshire’s test ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/11/2012 43 69 1 431
Congressman Guinta Deceives Voters Once Again
Congressman Guinta has been no friend to workers over the past two years in office.  He has pushed for anti-union legislation and now intends to stick it to workers in their retirement. His ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/09/2012 1 1 - 36
Ann Kuster's New Campaign Ad Features A Familiar Face To Labor In NH.... JANICE
The Ann Kuster for Congress campaign released their next campaign ad.  The video entitled, 'Janice', features one my friends and my sister in the labor movement.  She is an activist for the ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/06/2012 1 5 - 22
New Hampshire's Greatest Advocate Against Right To Work, Is a Republican???
For those who do not live in New Hampshire you may not be familiar with State Rep Lee Quandt.  Rep Quandt is a very outspoken State Rep who is a life long conservative Republican who also is a ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/06/2012 3 10 - 47
NH Congressional Candidate Ann Kuster Tells Attendees "WE BUILT THAT"
The Second Congressional District in New Hampshire has been a highly contested district  over the last few elections.  Congressman Charlie Bass has been in and out of Congress a few times and once ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/05/2012 6 3 - 36
NH Congressional Candidate Carol Shea-Porter Say Today We Thank Working Poeple
Many people already know former Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter from her time in office.  She has worked with Labor for a long time.  As Paul O'Connor, President of the Metal Trades Council at the ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/05/2012 2 1 - 9
AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler Asks "ARE YOU READY"
The New Hampshire AFL-CIO hosted their annual Labor Day Breakfast at the St George Greek Orthodox Church in Manchester.  The event focused on turning the page on the anti-worker agenda and working ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/04/2012 1 1 - 15
The NH AFL-CIO Labor Day Breakfast: Governor John Lynch
The NH AFL-CIO hosted their annual Labor Day Breakfast at the St George Greek Orthodox Church in Manchester NH.  The place was filled with many big hitters in New Hampshire including the current ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/04/2012 1 1 - 7
Frank Guinta Campaign Strategy to Duck Constituents: Avoid Debates, Town Halls and the Public
NH Congressman announces “public” events only after they have taken place; hasn’t hosted town hall since August 2011 MANCHESTER, NH – Congressman Frank Guinta (CD-1) has a new campaign ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/04/2012 2 7 - 47
This Labor Day, Remember The Workers
For some, Labor Day is simply a date on the calendar marking the unofficial end of summer: a point where the seasons change, children are back in school, and the days start getting shorter. For me, ...
NH LABOR NEWS 09/04/2012 1 2 - 4
Why is Grover Norquist Lobbying To Dismantle The Post Office?
In a recent lobby report of 22 pages of various lobby activities including Agriculture, Banking, Budget appropriations, Communications/Broadcasting/Radio/TV, Computer Industry, Defense, Energy/...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/30/2012 10 8 - 79
Be A Part Of The Centennial Celebration Of The Bread and Roses Strike on Sept 3rd
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Bread and Roses strike I wanted to share some information about their Centennial Labor Day celebration. The 28th Bread and Roses Heritage Festival takes ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/29/2012 4 7 - 35
Congressman and Mrs. Paul Ryan Working Together To Dismantle The Postal Service
Paul Ryan's wife, Janna Little Ryan, is not exactly the typical stay at home Mom that is portrayed by Mr Ryan . Until their marriage she was a successful tax attorney and by the time she was 30 a  ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/29/2012 6 21 - 81
President Obama Takes The Wimpy Way Out With Another Pay Freeze On Government Workers
J. David Cox the President of American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) blasted President Obama  about the decision to extend the two-year pay freeze on all Government employees until ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/24/2012 12 11 - 93
I Know What You Learned This Summer
An inspiring video about young people interning at the AFL-CIO for a summer to learn about what it means to be union. Why unions are so important. They talk about the impact this summer had on ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/24/2012 4 2 - 21
Young workers, seniors tell Charlie Bass: “Stop trashing the middle class”
What’s in New Hampshire Congressman Charlie Bass’s trash? Social Security, Medicare, and affordable education, as it turns out. The contents of the New Hampshire Congressman’s garbage can ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/24/2012 3 7 1 130
It Is Time For Us To Take America Back From Wall Street And Reinvest In Main Street
It seems the more I listen to the election coverage the more disgusted I get.  Almost every poll is saying the most important thing on people's mind right now is jobs and the economy.  That might ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/23/2012 2 2 - 16
A Vote For Carol Shea-Porter Is A Vote To Save The America's Postal Service
Written By NALC Member Bill Brickley for the [NH Labor News http://nhlabornews.com/] We all know that the fate of the Postal Service resides in the hands of Congress. The manner in which Postal ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/22/2012 3 7 - 18
This is how you fight back against Grover Norquist
NH Governor Candidate Jackie Cilley has begun running a new campaign ad that is fighting back against the "tax pledge" in New Hampshire. The video is creating a lot of stir in New Hampshire, and ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/22/2012 61 258 4 1627
Paul Ryan’s “Road Map”, If Followed, Sends Workers Off a Cliff.
Written By Wayne Alterisio For the [NH Labor News http://nhlabornews.com/] Our new Vice Presidential pick is the Chairman of the House Budget Committee. This Ayn Rand devotee who would give more ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/22/2012 3 8 1 55
Romney Ryan Campaign Turns NH Voters Away While Busing In Others From Out Of State
Being the "First in the Nation" primary state many people consider politics to be New Hampshire's unofficial sport.  Granite Staters are well-informed when it comes to candidates. I myself like to ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/20/2012 61 261 4 1825
By Standing With Congressman Ryan, Congressman Bass is Showing What He Really Supports!
Congressman Bass today joined Paul Ryan at a campaign rally in Manchester, cementing his support for the Ryan-Bass Plan that would end Medicare as we know it and force seniors to pay thousands more ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/20/2012 1 6 - 45
APWU Representative Explains What Really Happened To NH Speaker O'Briens Mail
Yesterday, Speaker Bill O'Brien accused the workers of the USPS of tampering with his political mail.  In a follow up to yesterday's post, I went out to talk to someone who could fill in some of ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/19/2012 8 16 - 145
The Most Dangerous Thing Of All Is An Uninformed Voter: A Breakdown Of The Newest UNH Survey
Well the newest Granite State Survey is out! You can see the full results here .  Unless you live under a rock you have probably seen most of the results about the race for NH Governor.  In case ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/19/2012 1 8 - 118
NH Speaker Bill O'Brien Attacks Union Members From A National Institution, the USPS
The shocking words against unions is nothing new from Speaker Bill O'Brien. Now he has moved away from the NH Workers to the beloved workers in the United States Postal Service.  On his Facebook ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/15/2012 3 6 - 32
Prosperity For All Part One: Rebuilding America Through Economic Growth
This is the first part in a three-part series taking an in-depth look at the Prosperity For All recommendations. Ever since workers began to speak together with one voice, unions have been working ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/05/2012 4 7 - 22
More Of the Same Double Speak From Congressman Guinta
This week in the " Frankly Speaking "  column Congressman Frank Guinta makes a big point that politicians in Washington need to work together to solve issues.  For once I agree with Congressman ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/03/2012 3 2 - 19
What Can We Do To Help 50,000 Granite Staters At Once?
[Wages in 1970 and 2009 Image http://nhlabornews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/1970-2009-Same-Wages.png] More proof that America is in desperate need of change.  Our wages have been flat for ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/02/2012 3 6 - 24
Our Solidarity Will Not Let Sen. ISSA Tear Down The USPS
The union busters in Congress who are trying to strangle the last gasps of life out of the middle class have a challenge going up against the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC). They ...
NH LABOR NEWS 08/01/2012 8 28 - 86
American Taxpayer Money Going To Chinese Companies For US Construction Projects
Like many people I do my best to try to buy American made products.  Sometimes it is difficult to do.  Even the replacement parts for my American made Chevy were made in China.  So like I said, I ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/29/2012 17 18 2 136
Less Than 25% of People On Minimum Wage Are Under 20 Years Old
This week we have seen a large push from many labor groups to raise the minimum wage.   Most of this is centered around the HR 5901, the “Catching Up To 1968 Act of 2012″.  It has been more ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/28/2012 5 16 - 66
Congressman Guinta’s Anti-PLA Amendments Win Him An Award From ABC
Do you ever wonder what it takes to buy legislation? I would say at least $20,000.  For that $20,000 you also get a nice trophy and are named 'Legislator of the Year'.  Lets take a little trip ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/26/2012 3 1 - 26
What Would The Mandatory DOD Budget Cuts Mean For Workers?
Over the last year our elected officials in Washington DC have been arguing about the Federal Budget. They went back and forth.  Raise the debt ceiling, cut spending.  Eventually they avoided a ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/26/2012 10 2 - 54
Why Are The GOP Senators Afraid Of The Disclose Act
It seems our nation is careening  towards becoming a Plutocracy. Its being fueled by an electorate that is adverse to complexity. The road to the plutocracy just got smoother this week with the ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/25/2012 3 10 - 41
Nominate A Skilled Trade Worker and Help Mike Rowe and Yourself
A while back the NH Labor News posted a message about Mike Rowe and his campaign "Mike Rowe Works".  The post was titled Mike Rowe Believes In American Skilled Labor . Mike Rowe, from the the show ��
NH LABOR NEWS 07/24/2012 9 8 - 51
What HYATT Housekeepers Need You To Know, But Don't
For some people being good at your job means that others hardly notice you are there.  For many of the hard working men and women housekeepers who work for HYATT this is definitely the case. The ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/23/2012 3 25 - 108
Do You Know Of Mitt Romney's Anti-Union Agenda?
The University of New Hampshire Survey Center released their new quarterly polling results .  The news was not as good as in April where President Obama lead Romney by 9%.  This time it showed ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/23/2012 3 5 - 33
Proof That Raising The Minimum Wage Would Not Put Mom and Pop Stores Out Of Business
Many people have been talking about raising the minimum wage.  Even the NHLN posted a message called ' In 1968 Minimum Wage Should Have Been $10 per hour, Why Is It Only $7.25 Now? ".  After that ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/22/2012 9 23 - 151
Why We Must Act To Stop Voter ID Laws
Many Granite Staters are waiting for the Department of Justice review of the new Voter ID Law passed by the NH Legislature this year.  Many other states are talking about new Voter ID laws and how ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/21/2012 4 7 - 37
Unions Move Money From DNC to Workers Stand For America Rally
In a bold move, the AFL-CIO and many other labor union are pulling their funds back from the Democratic National Convention.  This is largely due to the fact that the DNC is being held in Charlotte,
NH LABOR NEWS 07/21/2012 5 20 - 87
The One Thing Your Congressional Rep Can Do To Save The USPS
Here comes more bad publicity concerning the financial situation of the Postal Service. The House of Representatives has failed to pass any postal reform this term. This means that the USPS will ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/21/2012 15 21 1 96
In 1968 Minimum Wage Should Have Been $10 per hour, Why Is It Only $7.25 Now?
What is minimum wage? [Chris Rock http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255574/quotes] said "€œit is your boss sayin€™, if I could pay you less I would€". This is so true. Minimum wage by ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/08/2012 13 19 - 110
How Do We Get Younger Members To Be More Involved In Politics?
There is an age old saying, “do not talk about sex and politics”. I have been told this more times than I can remember. For me politics and labor are all I do. I eat, drink, sleep, and talk ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/06/2012 11 6 - 41
It Is Time We Work To Bring Jobs Home
By Matt Murray For the NH Labor News With over 12 Million Americans already out of work, we need to encourage companies to retain jobs not ship them overseas. We can do just that! We can fight back ...
NH LABOR NEWS 07/05/2012 10 3 - 35
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