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4,340 Workers Killed on the Job in 2009

Just another reason Right to work is bad for New Hampshire.

“In 2009, Montana led the country with the highest rate of worker fatalities, with Louisiana, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Nebraska following close behind. The lowest fatality rates were reported in New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Delaware.”

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Statement by Laura Hainey, President, AFT-NH 5/3/11

Statement by Laura Hainey, President, American Federation of Teachers-NH–On City Budget and Union Contract–May 3, 2011

“Bow, NH— “These polling numbers reaffirm what our members know-that New Hampshire values the voice of middle class working families and their right to have a voice in the workplace. New Hampshire citizens know … Continue reading

Renewing the Historic Partnership Between Labor and the Catholic Church in an Anti-worker Era

Remarks by John J. Sweeney, President Emeritus of the AFL-CIO, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, Rerum Novarum: On Capital and Labor, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
May 02, 2011

“Renewing the Historic Partnership Between Labor
and the Catholic Church in an Anti-worker Era

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Right to Work (for less) destructive for N.H…..

Another letter to the editor on Right To Work from the Seacoast online….

“The Republican-controlled New Hampshire Legislature says it wants to bring more businesses and greater prosperity to New Hampshire by enacting a Right-to-Work (for less) law. They should first examine the conditions in the 22 Right-to-Work (for less) … Continue reading

Veto will be fitting result for anti-union legislation….

This is an article from the opinion section of the seacoast online…..

“We’re encouraged to see that while the misleadingly named Right-to-Work bill passed the New Hampshire House, it fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to override a promised veto by Gov. John Lynch.

House Bill 474 would … Continue reading

Article from the Nashua Telegraph on SB 3

More press on the New Hampshire retirement pension reform…..

“CONCORD – The effort to make public employees work longer and contribute more to their pensions reached the horse-trading stage Wednesday as the House of Representatives and state Senate clung to their reforms.
By nearly a two-thirds, veto-proof margin, the House … Continue reading

NH Right to Work Bill: Freedom of Choice or Chipping Away at Union Rights?

An article fro the public news service on Right To Work in New Hampshire

“CONCORD, N.H. – The New Hampshire House passed a measure Wednesday that prevents employers and workers from passing along a share of the cost of collective bargaining to non-union workers. Those “agency fee” costs typically involve … Continue reading

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