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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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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