Archive for February 2017

Fairpoint/Consolidated merger letter to customers

The following form letter was mailed to business customers of FairPoint Communications, Inc. beginning on February 27, 2017:      [Name] [Street Address] [City], [State] [Zip] February 27, 2017 Dear FairPoint Customer: As we shared with you in December, Consolidated Communications, a publicly traded telecommunications provider (NASDAQ: CNSL), has signed an agreement to acquire FairPoint Communications.…

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Trump facing pressure to roll back Obama labor policies

BY TIM DEVANEY – 02/28/17 12:00 AM EST http://thehill.com/regulation/labor/321444-trump-facing-pressure-to-roll-back-obama-labor-policies   President Trump is facing pressure to roll back union-friendly policy changes made by the Obama-era National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Workforce Freedom Initiative (WFI) published a report Monday that raises concerns about the “worst” NLRB policies issued during the Obama…

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White Mountains Community College Jr. Welders Program

Today IBEW President Todd Bedard and Executive Board member Peter Girouard met with faculty members involved with the Junior Welders Program at White Mountain CC.  Local Teacher Matt Saladino has been working in conjunction with businesses and WMCC faculty members Michael Pike, Heather Wells, and Stew White  The Jr. Welders program gives young students from grades…

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Trump names Alexander Acosta as new pick for labor secretary By Jonnelle Marte February 16 at 5:50 PM President Trump nominated former U.S. attorney Alexander Acosta to lead the Labor Department. (Thomas Johnson/The Washington Post) A day after the dramatic exit of one of his Cabinet nominees, President Trump on Thursday named former U.S. attorney Alexander…

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Right to Work voted down……again.

By ALLIE MORRIS Monitor staff Thursday, February 16, 2017 Republican Gov. Chris Sununu says he is “deeply disappointed” the House voted to kill a proposed right-to-work bill. Sununu set the policy as a priority of his first term and met with representatives before the vote to try and ensure its passage. “While it is clear that some…

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7th Annual Paul Mark Bowling Tournament

  IBEW Local 2320 7th Annual Paul Mark Memorial Bowling Tournament! To Benefit C.O.P.E. ENTRY $120 per Team of Four Includes bowling, shoes, appetizers, games, prizes and fun for all ages.   When: Saturday April 8th, 2017 Time: registration starts @ 10:00am Kick off at 10:30am Where: Merrimack Ten Pin 698 Daniel Webster Highway Merrimack,…

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