Category Archives: Jobs/Unemployment

UNH to cut 18 lecturer positions

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire says it will not renew the contracts of 18 lecturers in the university’s liberal arts college. Heidi Bostic, dean of the UNH College of Liberal Arts, notified the teachers in letters … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Jobs/Unemployment | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

NH House bill would bar salary history question

Employers would not be able to ask a job applicant how much he or she was paid in the past, but the applicant could volunteer that information, if a proposed bill introduced last week in the NH House becomes law. | … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs/Unemployment, Legislation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Black Trump Voters Vindicated As Black Unemployment Falls To Lowest Level Ever

Do you remember when candidate Trump was courting black voters and asked “What the hell do you have to lose?” during a campaign rally? The line caused some buzz and Trump went on to repeat it. Trump received 8% of the black … Continue reading

Posted in Economy/Economics, Jobs/Unemployment, National News, National Politics & Policy | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Republicans reject business tax breaks in NH Senate panel vote

NH Senate Ways and Means Committee Chair Andy Sanborn, R-Bedford, said Wednesday he wanted to “press the pause button” on several targeted tax breaks designed to ease worker shortages and help startup businesses. In a political role reversal, Sanborn and … Continue reading

Posted in Economy/Economics, Jobs/Unemployment, taxes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Right-to-Work in New Hampshire: Good for Workers and Unions

Anti-worker rights activists like to refer to Right-to-Work laws as “Right-to-Work (For Less),” in their attempt to scare union members and lawmakers. But Right-to-Work actually brings more – not less – to states that pass these laws: more jobs, more … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs/Unemployment, Unions | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Alicia Neely Gets Her Job Back

Update to Kimberly Morin’s October 31 post on the Grok: Alicia Neely has been reinstated to her job at the Sununu Youth Center. The formal announcement from Governor Sununu does not indicate if she’ll get back pay. See Morin’s October 25 post … Continue reading

Posted in GraniteGrok, Jobs/Unemployment, Second Amendment | Tagged , | Leave a comment

New Hampshire adds manufacturing jobs, but trend may be short-lived

Manufacturing jobs are rebounding in New Hampshire, at least in the short term, but the Granite State remains well short of the more than 77,000 such jobs it produced prior to the onset of the 2008 recession. Even so, economists … Continue reading

Posted in Economy/Economics, Jobs/Unemployment, New Hampshire News | Tagged | Leave a comment