Category Archives: Unions

Teamster’s Union being run by “political hacks.”

O’Brien said the union is being run by non-elected “full-time political hacks” who have never been Teamsters and whom other Teamster officials have complained about for years. “It is a situation which you tolerate, and I don’t have the confidence … Continue reading

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NH Prison Guard Union Wants Contract to Address Staffing Crisis

A union representing prison guards is urging state officials to renew a labor contract as part of an ongoing effort to address a severe staffing shortage at state prisons. Teamsters Local 633 represents more than 380 state correctional officers. The … Continue reading

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Nashua Teachers’ Union Plans Actions In Contract Dispute

The Nashua Teachers’ Union says teachers might cut back on their responsibilities if the Board of Education doesn’t come to a contract agreement this week. Teachers started the new school year without a contract. Union president Adam Marcoux says the board … Continue reading

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Sununu bumps veteran labor leaders from workers comp appeals board

As Gov. Chris Sununu looks to “shake up the status quo,” he has decided not to reappoint two longtime stalwarts of the state’s organized labor movement to a key panel charged with deciding workers compensation disputes. Former AFL-CIO President Mark … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders to speak in New Hampshire on Labor Day

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is set to speak at a union event on Labor Day in New Hampshire, a state where he scored a huge primary victory last year over Democrat Hillary Clinton. Sanders will speak … Continue reading

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Four city labor contracts up for vote tonight in Manchester

MANCHESTER — Aldermen will consider final approval of four labor contracts tonight, with Mayor Ted Gatsas questioning how they will be funded, while a key alderman praised one for putting a crack in the long-criticized Yager-Decker pay scale. The contracts … Continue reading

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IBEW reaches Northern Pass labor agreement

The Boston-based International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ Second District has reached an agreement with Eversource and the contractors chosen to build the 192-mile Northern Pass transmission project In a press release, the IBEW said that the project labor agreement with … Continue reading

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