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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]

Dartmouth College Aims to Boost Faculty Compensation 2016-10-30 [Valley News]

NHDP targets Sununu over employees hours in new digital ad 2016-10-07 [NH1]

This month in labour history

1-08-1917 Frank H. Little, anti-war activist & IWW organiser is lynched in Butte, Montana. He was on IWW's Exec Board when he was killed. [more]

1-08-1942 American Federation of Musicians strikes against recording companies over royalty payments, most settling within a year. [more]

3-08-1821 Uriah Smith Stephens born. A tailor, he led 9 garment workers in founding the Knights of Labor in 1869. [more]

3-08-1981 The PATCO strike begins, effectively shutting down air travel in the US. 2 days later President Reagan fired 11,000 air traffic controllers and broke the union. [more]

4-08-1997 185,000 members of the Teamsters begin a successful 15-day strike at UPS. [more]

5-08-1981 President Reagan sacks 11000 federal air traffic controllers for striking and refusing his order to return to work. [more]

7-08-1894 Eugene Debs & three union leaders arrested following the Pullman strike. [more]

7-08-1919 Actors Equity becomes a recognised union after stagehands honour actors' picket lines. [more]

7-08-1890 Birth of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, IWW organiser and founder of the ACLU. [more]

8-08-1881 United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America forms & becomes one of the largest trade unions in the US. [more]

9-08-1890 Knights of Labor strike on the New York Central railroad; ends in defeat due to scab labour. [more]

10-08-1935 Transport workers in New York descend on a courthouse with money from their own pockets to bail out Mike Quill, their president, arrested after attending a picket line. [more]

11-08-1828 Workingmen’s Party, first US labour party, forms in Philadelphia. [more]

11-08-1894 Troops force 1200 jobless workers out of Washington, DC, including Jack London & Big Bill Haywood. [more]

17-08-1918 95 members of the IWW were jailed for resistance to the First World War. [more]

18-08-1927 Radio station WEVD - named for IWW labour leader Eugene V Debs – goes on the air in New York City. [more]

19-08-1909 IWW issues first edition of the “Little Red Song Book”. [more]

21-08-1831 Nat Turner's slave rebellion begins, Southampton County, Virginia, 56 slaves executed, 120 killed. [more]

23-08-1970 Led by César Chávez, the Salad Bowl strike, largest farm worker strike in US history, begins. [more]

25-08-1925 The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, led by A. Phillip Randolph, is founded. [more]

25-08-1950 President Truman ordered the federal government to seize control of the railroads in order to prevent a planned strike by 1.7m union members. [more]

26-08-1935 United Auto Workers union founded. [more]

28-08-1987 John Sayles's film “Matewan” about attempts to organise a union by coal miners is released. [more]

29-08-1921 West Virginia miners marching to free their imprisoned comrades face state forces and private detectives in the five-day "Battle of Blair Mountain." [more]

31-08-1939 Mexican-American women workers walkout at California Sanitary Canning Company, winning a union contract and wage increase. [more]

31-08-1933 Italian-American labour organizer Giovanni Pippan murdered during organizing campaign of bread wagon drivers in Chicago. [more]

31-08-1999 Detroit teachers start 9-day wildcat strike, winning "books, supplies, smaller class sizes" & 4% raise. [more]