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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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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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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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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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