Industry shaping colleges’ technical training

By MICHAEL COUSINEAU New Hampshire Union Leader President Susan Huard speaks during a tour of the Robotics and Automation Lab at Manchester Community College on March 29. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER) Major employers in the Granite State are increasingly collaborating with higher education to increase the supply of workers equipped with the skills needed for advanced manufacturing.…

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NHHEU update

NHHEU representatives will be meeting with faculty at the Nashua, Berlin, and Portsmouth campuses this week. Nashua CC: 4/11  noon-12:50 White Mountain CC: 4/12  noon-1 Great Bay CC: 4/14  noon-1 We will be available to introduce ourselves, answer questions, and hand out paperwork.

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Nuke plant owner: Watchdog group’s claims ‘completely false’

SEABROOK — The Seabrook nuclear power plant’s owner refutes as “completely false” recent claims by C-10 Research and Education Foundation about research done on the alkali-silica reaction that affects the plant’s concrete. C-10 board members filed comments with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on March 9, urging the federal agency to deny NextEra Energy Seabrook’s request to amend its…

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New York Adopts Free Tuition

SUNY and CUNY students from families with incomes up to $125,000 will not pay tuition. But some aid experts are alarmed by requirement that graduates stay in state for same number of years they receive the benefit. By Scott Jaschik April 10, 2017 Governor Andrew Cuomo In what proponents are calling a historic move, New…

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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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