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State employees union, activists call on NH lawmakers to more than double mimimum wage 2018-09-18 [NH Union Leader]

Send A Proven Progressive Leader To Washington 2018-09-03 [NH Labor News]

Sanders coming back to N.H. to headline major Labor Day union breakfast 2018-08-09 [Concord Monitor]

New Parker-Varney Elementary School principal has *short fuse* says union for fired Raymond kindergarten teacher 2018-08-07 [NH Union Leader]

New Hampshire Reacts To Janus Decision 2018-07-13 [NH Labor News]

Manchester teachers union declares impasse in negotiations 2018-06-05 [NH Union Leader]

NHEC workers go on strike 2018-05-08 [WMUR]

N.H. Electric Co-op Workers Go on Strike§ 2018-05-08 [Valley News]

N.H. Union Members Invoke Spirit of MLK While Advocating for Employee Contract 50 Years After Assassination 2018-04-05 [Valley News]

Union advocates remember MLK, push for contracts for state workers 2018-04-05 [Concord Monitor]

On Anniversary of MLK’s Death, Faith and Labor Leaders Rally for Workers' Rights 2018-04-04 [NHPR]

Businesses decry bill requiring 14 days notice for work schedules 2018-02-07 [NH Union Leader]

Nashua Teachers' Union rejects proposal to extend school day by 14 minutes 2018-02-03 [The Union-Leader]

Attack On Voting Rights To Come Up For Vote In NH Senate Next Week 2018-01-01 [NH Labor]

MacKenzie adds to union support with CWA endorsement 2017-12-21 [WMUR]

Proposed program would wean injured workers off opioids 2017-10-29 [NH Union Leader]

Executive Council to hear injured health-care workers payment requests 2017-10-24 [NH Union Leader]

State to seek waiver on Medicaid work requirements 2017-10-22 [Albany Times Union]

GOP Gov Sununu bumps veteran labor leaders from workers comp appeals board 2017-09-07 [WMUR]

Sanders brings his national message home 2017-09-05 [Brattleboro Reformer]

Sen. Bernie Sanders Fires Up Crowd at AFL-CIO Labor Day Breakfast in Manchester 2017-09-05 [InDepth]

Hospital opens emergency department after odor sickens 19 workers 2017-08-13 [WCVB]

Labor leader Kevin Cavanaugh downplays anti-Trump sentiment in special election landslide 2017-07-28 [NH Union Leader]

Westinghouse, Union Reach Deal to End Newington Employee Lockout 2017-06-07 [NHPR]

Agreement reached between Westinghouse and NH union workers at Newington nuclear components plant 2017-06-06 [NH1]

Westinghouse workers seek support from State House legislators in 2nd week of lockout 2017-06-02 [NH Union Leader]

Labor board dismisses union charges against Sununu 2017-05-27 [NH Union Leader]

Labor dispute leads to lockout Westinghouse plant in Newington 2017-05-25 [NHPR]

Workers protest lockout at Westinghouse 2017-05-24 [Fosters]

Westinghouse Electric locks out 172 employees at Newington facility 2017-05-22 [WMUR]

Westinghouse to lock out 172 union members at Newington plant 2017-05-22 [Reuters]

AFL-CIO Opposes Sununu’s Labor Pick 2017-04-13 [WHAV]

Sununu nominees for labor, environment fail to sway councilors, for now 2017-04-13 [Union Leader]

Regional NLRB: Bakery distributors can’t join union 2017-04-05 [Union Leader]

Arbitrator sides with teachers union in health insurance dispute 2017-03-12 [Sentinel Source]

Right to Work: Finger pointing follows bill's defeat 2017-02-19 [NH Union Leader]

Is Right to Work really dead in NH for 2 years in the State House? 2017-02-18 [NH1]

NH Anti-Union Bill Fails 2017-02-17 [WIN]

NH drywall company settles Mass. misclassification claims 2017-02-16 [NH Biz Rev]

Veterans speak out against right-to-work law 2017-02-15 [Seacoast]

GOP Chair Forrester garners support for right-to-work legislation 2017-02-15 [Union Leader]

ICYMI: Right to Work Supporter Admits “Right to Work” is About Killing Unions 2017-02-15 [NH AFL-CIO]

Letter: Orwell and right-to-work 2017-02-13 [Concord Monitor]

Committee opposes Right to Work bill 2017-02-12 [Telegraph]

State senate approves 'right to work' bill targeting labor unions 2017-01-21 [Seacoast Online]

Right-to-work battle to resume this week at State House 2017-01-09 [WMUR]

Letter: Union busting 2017-01-08 [Concord Monitor]

Granite State could face Right to Work legislation in 2017 2017-01-02 [protectohiosmiddleclass.org]

Republicans, unions brace for fight on right-to-work next year 2016-12-18 [SentinelSource]

Right-to-work legislation changes considered 2016-12-11 [Union Leader]

This month in labour history

2-10-2007 Starbucks Workers Union baristas at an outlet in East Grand Rapids, Mich., organized by the Wobblies, win their grievances after the National Labor Relations Board cites the company for labor law violations, including threats against union activists. [more]

3-10-1932 The state militia is called in after 164 high school students in Kincaid, Ill., go on strike when the school board buys coal from the scab Peabody Coal Co. [more]

9-10-2003 Chicago sanitation workers end a nine-day strike, winning a 28% pay rise. [more]

9-10-1888 United Hebrew Trades founded in New York by socialist shirt-maker Morris Hillquit. [more]

10-10-1933 Pixley, CA: 18,000 cotton workers strike & ultimately win a pay raise; 4 workers killed during the strike. [more]

10-10-1933 Four workers are killed by cotton growers during a strike in Pixley, California. [more]

11-10-1873 The Miners’ National Association is formed in Youngstown, Ohio, with the goal of uniting all miners, regardless of skill or ethnic background. [more]

12-10-1898 The Battle of Virden massacre takes place in Illinois, as striking United Mine Workers fight scabs & guards. 11 killed. [more]

13-10-1934 American Federation of Labor votes to boycott German good to protest Nazi policies. [more]

15-10-1914 President Woodrow Wilson signs the Clayton Antitrust Act, often referred to as "Labor’s Magna Carta,"establishing that unions are not conspiracies under the law. [more]

16-10-1859 John Brown leads anti-slavery raid on Harper's Ferry. [more]

17-10-1939 Labor activist Warren Billings is released from California's Folsom Prison. Along with Thomas J. Mooney, Billings had been pardoned for a 1916 conviction stemming from a bomb explosion during a San Francisco Preparedness Day parade. [more]

18-10-1927 IWW Colorado Mine strike; first time all coal fields are out. [more]

18-10-1648 Shoemakers & coopers in Boston form guilds, first American workers orgs, though they focus on work quality not work conditions. [more]

19-10-1980 The J.P. Stevens textile company is forced to sign its first union contract after a 17-year struggle in North Carolina and other southern states. [more]

20-10-1926 Eugene V. Debs, leading American Socialist and trade unionist, dies. [more]

21-10-1902 In the United States, a five-month strike by United Mine Workers ends. [more]

22-10-1887 John Reed, the author of Ten Days That Shook the World, is born. [more]

22-10-1981 The US Federal Labor Relations Authority votes to decertify the Air Traffic Controllers Organization for its previous strike. [more]

24-10-1892 Black & white teamsters, salesmen & packers strike in New Orleans. Quickly turns into general strike for 10hr work day. [more]

25-10-1934 Strike by 23,000 silk dye workers in Paterson, NJ. [more]

25-10-2011 Workers at Bonus Car Wash in Santa Monica, CA, win a union contract for pay rises & improved benefits after a 2 year struggle. [more]

25-10-1949 Longshore workers in Hawaii win a strike for pay parity with their colleagues on the mainland. [more]

27-10-1951 The National Negro Labor Council is formed in Cincinnati to unite black workers in the struggle for full economic, political and social equality. [more]

30-10-1986 Ed Meese, attorney general in the Ronald Reagan administration, urges employers to begin spying on workers "in locker rooms, parking lots, shipping and mail room areas and even the nearby taverns" to try to catch them using drugs. [more]

31-10-1891 Tennessee sends in leased convict laborers to break a coal miners strike in Anderson County. The miners revolted, burned the stockades, and sent the captured convicts by train back to Knoxville [more]