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 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]

Democrats drop station from debate over labor dispute 2015-12-13 [WCYB]

Interfaith Project Rallies for Living Wage 2015-12-13 [Valley News]

DNC Bumps WMUR From Debate Over Labor Dispute 2015-12-12 [NH Pub Radio]

DNC threatens to drop debate sponsor WMUR over labor dispute 2015-12-12 [Sentinel Source]

Sen. Bernie Sanders Meets With Picketing WMUR Workers, Helps Broker A Deal To Reopen Negotiations 2015-12-05 [NH Labor News]

Clinton, Sanders urge WMUR to resolve pension dispute; union may picket N.H. debate 2015-12-03 [Political Monitor]

This month in labour history

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]

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

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

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

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]