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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]

 VIDEO 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]

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

 VIDEO 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]

Democrats hit Sununu's employment practices 2016-10-05 [NH Union Leader]

Sanders back on Labor Day to campaign for Clinton 2016-09-02 [NH1]

NLRB tells Claremont school board: Revert to Old Schedule 2016-07-08 [Valley News]

Nashua mayor urges school board to reject privatization of custodians 2016-03-26 [Union Leader]

Plymouth State U petitions to form union 2016-03-13 [Laconia Daily Sun]

State Senate to discuss bill that would protect temporary workers 2016-02-17 [NH Union Leader]

Jim Kenyon: Having It Their Way on the Fast-Food Strip 2016-02-14 [Valley News]

Strafford teachers union files unfair labor practice charge 2016-01-27 [Fosters]

11,000 state workers to get 2 hours of active shooter training each 2015-12-25 [Union Leader]

Keene School District and custodians union agree to contract 2015-12-24 [NH Union Leader]

Portsmouth council postpones pro-Uber law changes 2015-12-22 [NH Union Leader]

Bernie Sanders to be endorsed by IBEW Local 1837 2015-12-22 [NH Union Leader]

20,000 sign petition asking EPA to investigate lead in Mill West 2015-12-17 [NH Union Leader]

This month in labour history

1-12-1955 Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus, sparking the Montgomery bus boycott. [more]

5-12-1955 The two main union federations in the USA merge to form the AFL-CIO, electing George Meany as president, [more]

6-12-1907 The worst mining disaster in American history occurs when an explosion in a Monongah mine in West Virginia kills 361 miners. [more]

8-12-1886 The American Federation of Labor (AFL) is founded by 26 craft unions. Samuel Gompers is elected president. [more]

13-12-1924 Samuel Gompers, founder of the American Federation of Labor, dies. [more]

14-12-1995 Boeing machinists in the US win a pay rise and an imporved health plan after a 69 day strike. [more]

19-12-1907 A group of 239 coal miners die during a mine explosion in Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania. [more]

21-12-1916 Emma Tenayuca, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]

21-12-1919 Emma Goldman is deported to Russia as part of a post-war crackdown on union and left-wing activists. [more]

23-12-1908 AFL officers are found in contempt of court for urging a labor boycott of Buck's Stove and Range Co. in St Louis. [more]

24-12-1913 The Italian Hall Disaster in Calumet, Michigan, results in the death of 73 Christmas party goers held by striking miners. [more]

24-12-1913 Seventy three striking miners and their families die in a stampede at the Italian Hall in Calumet, Michigan, after an unknown man enters shouting 'Fire!' [more]

26-12-1877 First national convention of the Socialist Labor Party, the first Marxist party founded in the USA. [more]

30-12-1936 The United Auto Workers union stages its first sit-down strike. [more]

30-12-1936 The most famous of the Depression-era "sit down" strikes in the US begins at GM's Fisher Body plant in Flint, Michigan. [more]

31-12-1969 Rank-and-file UMWA activist Jock Yablonski is murdered along with his family by hitmen acting on the orders of union president. [more]