WMUR – “Staffing Issues Delay Opening of New Women’s Prison”

WMUR reported on the issues concerning the proposed opening of the new Women’s Prison. The numbers put forth by the state refer only to the Women’s prison and did not address the severe shortages presently occurring at all the facilities. Jeff Padellaro and the Teamsters are continuing their efforts to … Continue reading

CSO Contract Signing Ceremony at the NH Supreme Court

L to R: Chris Keating, Director AOC; Pat Ryan, Regional Director AOC; Steve Reynolds, CSO  and Steward; Richard Laughton, Business Agent; the Honorable Linda Stewart Dalianis, Chief Justice NH Supreme Court; Lance Walton, Supervisor CSO and Steward; Jason Jordanhazy, Security Manager AOC; and Kim France, HR Director AOC. State Court … Continue reading

NH DOC Unsustainable Overtime – A Snapshot

Jeff Padellaro has made the Governor aware, through direct communication, that the current staffing levels of the Department of Corrections are unacceptable. The overtime necessary to maintain critical staffing for the Concord facility on July 8th and 9th was beyond unacceptable. On the 8th of July over 49% of the … Continue reading

Critically Low Staffing Levels Create Safety Crisis in NH State Prisons

Concord, NH (June 29, 2017) – Teamsters Local 633 today urged people across New Hampshire to get behind correctional officers who are warning of a major safety crisis in the NH state prison system…. see full article on Concord Patch. https://patch.com/new-hampshire/concord-nh/critically-low-staffing-levels-create-safety-crisis-nh-state-prisons

FORCED OVERTIME EXHAUSTS PRISON OFFICERS,COSTS STATE MILLIONS

Overtime Exhaustion For more than a decade, New Hampshire prisons have been under enormous pressure.  The prison population has gone up as staff numbers have gone down.  Aside from the inmates, few feel the consequences as acutely as the state’s correctional officers. Corrections Sergeant Justin Jardine represents prison officers with … Continue reading

UPS Rising

UPS Rising represents more than 250,000 Teamsters throughout the United States who work at UPS and UPS Freight. As UPS is the single largest employer of our union, our strength at UPS is the strength of the entire Teamsters union. We are RISING up to ensure that management abides by … Continue reading