Archive for March 2017

Weekly NHHEU update

CONTRACT Today we met with members of the negotiations team to discuss how the negotiations process has progressed and where we all want it to go.  We will be meeting on a weekly basis for the foreseeable future to work towards breaking the impasse that has held your next contract back. We would like to…

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US Labor nominee Acosta says he’ll advocate for workers

By Laurie Kellman | AP March 22 at 3:27 AM WASHINGTON — Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta says he will work with Congress to address the need for good, safe jobs and to provide American workers with the training they need to get them. “Whether it is those who are working, those who still seek work, those…

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SAT prep class

We will be hosting a SAT prep class at the union hall on April 8th starting at 9am.  If you are interested, please contact Cassie at the hall to sign up (603-669-8657).   This course is offered free of charge to members, their children, and grandchildren. Thank you 603-669-8657  

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U.S. Colleges: Where Does The Money Go?

By Nathan Lewis Tuition at a better sort of private U.S. college or university today is approaching $50,000 “a year,” which is an academic term that means: twelve months including three months of vacation. I decided to take a look at where that money goes. As nonprofit institutions, colleges are required to post their financial…

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2017 Collette Lemay Scholarship

Collette Lemay passed away on February 1, 1995 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH after suffering a brain aneurysm while at work at the Union office. She was 57 years old. Collette left behind her husband Richard and daughter Veronica. Collette served IBEW, Local 2320 for many years as Business Agent representing Operator Services.…

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Welcome to our new members!

Following months of meetings, discussions, and presentations we would like to welcome the 273 full time faculty members that voted to join the New Hampshire Higher Education Union (a sub unit of Local 2320).  These professors teach at New Hampshire Community College locations in Berlin, Claremont, Concord, Laconia, Manchester, Nashua, and Portsmouth. We welcome each…

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FairPoint unions lose fight over revealing new buyer’s potential cutbacks

By Darren Fishell, BDN Staff March 07, 2017, at 2:27 p.m. Consolidated Communications announced in December planned savings of $55 million in six different areas through its purchase of FairPoint Communications. The company’s plan to find those “synergies” has become a subject of dispute between the company and unions representing about 550 of its employees in Maine. PORTLAND,…

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Paul Mark Bowling Tournament

Step away from work for a day, have some fun, and support a great tournament! When: Saturday April 8 Where: Merrimack Ten Pin. Merrimack, NH Time: Registration starts at 10am. Entry fee: $120 per foursome Click here to download: 2320_bowling_sign up sheet bowling tournament2017  

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