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Nursing homes struggle to find enough masks, gowns 2020-04-12 [NH Union Leader]

Unemployment claims reach 100K, stressing employees 2020-04-08 [NH Union Leader]

Value state workers risking their health 2020-04-05 [NH Union Leader]

Lakes Region hospitals to furlough more than 600 employees 2020-04-04 [NH Union Leader]

Nashua looking to make its 14-hour polling time the standard 2020-02-09 [NH Union Leader]

Minimum wage bill is an investment in workers 2020-02-02 [Concord Monitor]

UNH unions, facing layoffs, vow solidarity 2020-01-29 [Fosters]

Bernie Sanders Picks Up Backing of Influential New Hampshire Union, SEA/SEIU Local 1984 2020-01-13 [NYTimes]

Bernie Sanders Lands Endorsement From New Hampshire SEIU 2020-01-13 [Inquisitr]

Bernie Sanders wins major New Hampshire union endorsement 2020-01-13 [Washington Times]

Local New Hampshire SEIU branch bucks national union to endorse Sanders 2020-01-13 [The Hill]

Sanders picks up coveted union endorsement in New Hampshire 2020-01-13 [Politico]

Local New Hampshire SEA/SEIU Backs Bernie Sanders, Bucking National Affiliate 2020-01-13 [NYTimes]

NH House votes to double minimum wage to $15 2020-01-11 [NH Union Leader]

As neighboring states raise minimum wage, NH companies could face pressure to pay more 2020-01-05 [NH Union Leader]

‘We’re busy’: Sanders gets cold shoulder from NH unions 2020-01-02 [Politico]

Bernie Stands with New Hampshire State Employees in Fight for Fair Contract 2019-12-29 [NH Labor News]

Keene teachers want safety steps adopted 2019-11-14 [NH Union Leader]

Teachers union accuses Keene district of lowering pensions 2019-10-25 [Sentinel Source]

What's Working: The signs all point to a need for workers 2019-09-29 [NH Union Leader]

Keene teachers union files complaint over discipline after reporting safety issues 2019-09-22 [Sentinel Source]

Sanders Out Front in 3-Way New Hampshire Primary Lead: Poll 2019-09-14 [NBC]

NH businesses counting on foreign workers for summer season 2019-04-14 [NH Union Leader]

Jim Kenyon: Dartmouth’s temporary workers could be a long-term problem 2019-03-31 [Valley News]

Jaffrey-Rindge teacher’s union files labor complaint against district 2019-03-07 [Monadnock Ledger-Transcript]

New Hampshire feels pain of longest government shutdown 2019-01-14 [NH Union Leader]

NH farmers worried as the shutdown rolls on 2019-01-06 [NH Union Leader]

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]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

3-07-1835 In Paterson, New Jersey, children from the textile factories that manufacture silk go on strike for the 11-hour day and the 6-day week. They win a 69 hour week. [more]

4-07-1840 Tenants in upstate New York issue a 'Declaration of Independence', beginning a five-year Anti-Rent War [more]

5-07-1934 Two strikers are killed fighting police, scabs, and the National Guard during the San Francisco longshoremen's strike [more]

6-07-1892 Striking workers defeat and force the surrender of Pinkerton agents during the Homestead Strike in Pennsylvania [more]

8-07-1966 The largest strike in aviation history begins, shutting down 60 per cent of the US airline industry for six weeks [more]

10-07-1902 112 miners die in an explosion in the Rolling Mill Mine in Pennsylvania [more]

12-07-1933 The Screen Actors Guild holds its first meeting. Among those attending: future horror movie star and union activist, Boris Karloff. [more]

15-07-1959 Half a million steelworkers across the country strike for a pay increase in their new contract [more]

16-07-1934 The San Francisco Labor Council calls a city-wide general strike in support of longshoremen, which succeeds in winning most of the workers' main demands after four days. [more]

18-07-1969 African American hopsital workers in South Carolina win union recognition after a 113-day strike [more]

20-07-1899 Newsboys in New York go on strike against press giants Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst [more]

21-07-1877 The government attempts to violently suppress the great railroad strike in Pennsylvania [more]

22-07-1916 A bomb was is set off during a parade in San Francisco, killing 10 and injuring 40. Labour organizer Tom Mooney,and Warren Billings, a shoe worker, were convicted of the crime, but both were pardoned 23 years later [more]

25-07-1907 Trotskyist labor organizer and leader of the 1934 Minneapolis teamsters' strike Farrell Dobbs is born [more]

26-07-1877 Thirty workers are killed in the Battle of Halsted Street Viaduct during the railroad strike in Chicago. [more]

29-07-1970 The United Farm Workers sign their first collective bargaining agreement with California grape growers [more]

30-07-1975 Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears from a parking lot in Oakland County and is never seen again [more]