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FMCS Joint Statement on Behalf of IBEW, CWA, and FairPoint
FMCS Joint Statement on Behalf of IBEW, CWA, and FairPoint January 24, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Allison Beck, Acting Director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), issued the following statement today on behalf of FairPoint Communications, Inc. Read More...
NH Labor Digest
New Hampshire Labor Digest JANUARY 20, 2015 IN THIS EDITION: NATIONAL OUTLOOK: Tonight’s State of the Union address to focus on strengthening America’s middle class; Senator Shaheen to host Portsmouth firefighter at State of the Union address STUFF TO TRY: Interactive: Are you really middle class. Read More...
Federal Mediation Update Fairpoint
01-18-15: Update on Federal Mediation Dear Sisters and Brothers, As you know, leaders of our bargaining team are currently engaged in negotiations with company representatives under the auspices of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). While the process is ongoing, the director of the FMCS, Allison Beck, has imposed a gag order on all parties. Read More...
Governor Hassan Sworn In for Second Term
  January 6, 2015 Contact: Communications Office (603)271-2121 Governor Maggie Hassan Sworn in for Second Term as the 81st Governor of New Hampshire Governor Hassan: “We must approach these next two years with a relentless focus on ensuring that every Granite Stater who works hard can find success. Read More...
Chain Restaurants Are Killing Us
By Thomas Frank January 4, 2015 Let me tell you about this one stretch of Hillsborough Road in Durham, North Carolina. Read More...
The Rich Get Richer
LABOR AND THE ECONOMY The Los Angeles Times By David Lazarus December 28, 2014 No matter how you say it, the upshot is the same. The rich are getting richer and everyone else is feeling squeezed. The wealth gap in this country is now the widest it's been in decades, according to a report this month from the Pew Research Center. Read More...
Elizabeth Warren to Deliver the Keynote Address at AFL-CIO
The Hill By Vicki Needham December 30, 2014 On Jan. 7, Warren is slated to deliver the keynote address at the AFL-CIO's national summit on raising wages for middle-class workers that will include remarks from Labor Secretary Tom Perez and the group's president, Richard Trumka, along with analysis from business and policy experts on the issue. http://g.thehill. Read More...
Union Leaders Issue Statements on NLRB Decision
For immediate release: December 30, 2014 Contact: Amy Masciola, 202-285-6955, amy.masciola@gmail. Read More...
Leo W. Gerard Become a fan
Leo Gerard International President, United Steelworkers Bargaining Power to the People Earlier this month, in the sparsely populated Kentucky county that’s home to Bowling Green, officials voted to convert the place into a right-to-work (for less) sinkhole. The county officials did it at the bidding of big corporations. Read More...
New Hampshire Pulls FairPoint State Contract; Unions Comment
New Hampshire Pulls FairPoint State Contract; Unions Comment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, Jim@FairnessAtFairpoint.com New Hampshire refused to approve a $13 million contract with FairPoint to provide phone and Internet service to the state N.H. move comes less than a week after Maine U.S. Rep. Read More...
McDonald's has 13 complaints files against them
Obama labor board comes down hard on McDonald’s By Brian Mahoney 12/19/14 7:42 PM EST In a significant victory for fast-food demonstrators, the Obama administration filed 13 legal complaints on Friday against McDonald’s USA, LLC, alleging 78 instances in which it violated federal labor law by punishing workers for taking part in fast-food protests. Read More...
FairPoint CEO Issues Misleading Response to Vermont Governor
FairPoint CEO Issues Misleading Response to Vermont Governor FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, Jim@FairnessAtFairpoint.com FairPoint CEO Paul H. Sunu has issued a misleading response to Vermont Gov. Read More...
Fairpont Workers Deserve Our Support
FairPoint Workers Deserve Our Support Striking FairPoint workers picket in front of their office, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Concord, N.H. More than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont went on strike demanding that the company return to the bargaining table.(AP Photo/Jim Cole) FairPoint Workers Deserve Our Support Striking FairPoint workers picket in front of their office, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Concord, N.H. More than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont went on strike demanding that the company return to the bargaining table.(AP Photo/Jim Cole) Read More...
Judge sides with Walmart Workers
Judge sides with California workers in Walmart labor dispute Reuters By Mica Rosenberg December 11, 2014 An administrative law judge found Walmart threatened employees trying to organize workers at two stores in California, in a victory for workers' rights groups challenging labor practices at the retail giant.http://tinyurl.com/k9e6u4j Read More...
Fairpoint Failing
MANCHESTER, N.H. —A widespread outage affected FairPoint Internet customers across New Hampshire and Vermont on Thursday. Related Key storm links: Live video, power... Storm makes for treacherous... Latest NH power outages Power companies prepared for upcoming... Utility crews prepare for possible... Read more: http://www.wmur.com/money/widespread-fairpoint-internet-outage-affecting-nh-customers/30176172#ixzz3LbYnYwPf Read More...
UAW Certified as VW Representative
The UAW has been certified as the representative of more than 45% of Volkswagen's workers in Chattanooga, Tenn., a major victory for the union, which has been trying to gain a foothold in the South and in foreign auto plants. The results of the independent audit of union membership clear the way for the union to meet regularly with management on workplace issues. Read More...
NH Retirement Security Coalition Responds to Supreme Court Ruling
NH Retirement Security Coalition Responds to Supreme Court Ruling on 2011 Legislation that Increased Employee Contribution Rates The NH Retirement Security Coalition has long contended that promises made to our member employees should be enforced because our members uphold their promises each and every day that they go to work. Read More...
Labor and the Economy
For those juggling multiple jobs, the workweek never ends The Boston Globe By Katie Johnston December 5, 2014 For Latiana Holmes, sleep is a precious commodity. On Fridays, she works until 6 p.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts in Roslindale, then runs errands and cleans for her aunt, for whom she works as a personal care attendant. Read More...
FairPoint Sponsors Conference on Health Care Reform While Slashing Workers’ Health Benefits Really!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 2, 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, Jim@FairnessAtFairpoint. Read More...
As Cato Closes in on New England, FairPoint Struggles with Service Issues
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 26 CONTACT: Amy Masciola, 202-285-6955, amy.masciola@gmail. Read More...
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