Posts Tagged ‘New Hampshire right to work’

Jan
2013
24

NH Senate President Introduces Bill to Kneecap Bargaining, Make Managerial Policy “the Exclusive Prerogative of the Public Employer”

New Hampshire workers scored key victories throughout 2012 — namely, the continued defeat of “Right-to-Work” — and thought they may have thwarted the anti-union agenda ushered in by the Tea Party insurgency of 2010. Sadly, anti-worker forces are in somewhat of an unlimited ammo situation. Now, in 2013, Senate President...
Mar
2012
5

ZOMBIE LAW 2012: Rehashed “Right-to-Work” Is More Draconian Than What Failed in NH Last Year

ZOMBIE LAW 2012: Rehashed “Right-to-Work” Is More Draconian Than What Failed in NH Last Year
Perhaps nowhere are the absurdities of the war on workers as prevalent as New Hampshire. Despite losing a “Right-to-Work” fight less than 10 months ago, New Hampshire Republicans are giving it another go, this time with expanded anti-union provisions: Now, public workers don’t have to be in a union and pay union dues. But when ...
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Feb
2012
28

“There are currently a number of courageous New Hampshire House Republicans taking a principled conservative stand against this assault upon the middle class.”

“There are currently a number of courageous New Hampshire House Republicans taking a principled conservative stand against this assault upon the middle class.”
An op-ed in Sunday’s Concord Monitor took issue with the suggestion that all New Hampshire Republicans support toxic “Right-to-Work” legislation: Grant Bosse’s claim that there’s “no defense” for Republican conservatives to oppose HB 1562, the “right to work” legislation, is ludicrous. Bill and...
Feb
2012
13

VIDEO: New Hampshire GOPer Asleep at “Right-to-Work” Hearing

VIDEO: New Hampshire GOPer Asleep at “Right-to-Work” Hearing
Not figuratively asleep, as in he’s “in the clouds.” Literally asleep. From a reader with International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 35: Rep. Shawn Jasper (R), a member of New Hampshire House Speaker William O’Brien’s leadership team, had to be woken up by a fellow Representative during...
Feb
2012
9

20-Year-Old State Rep Fighting to Revoke Lunch Breaks from New Hampshire Workers

20-Year-Old State Rep Fighting to Revoke Lunch Breaks from New Hampshire Workers
The Tea Party takeover of New Hampshire’s statehouse in 2010 has left the Granite State with the kookiest of the kooks. These exTEAmists are looking to end laws for no other reason than to say they did something during their first term. They have thus far failed to enact “Right-to-Work” legislation but have succeeded at ...
Jan
2012
11

ZOMBIE LAW 2012: New Hampshire House Passes “Right-to-Work” For Government Employees

ZOMBIE LAW 2012: New Hampshire House Passes “Right-to-Work” For Government Employees
The New Hampshire GOP is heading down the long road to “Right-to-Work” once more, this time looking to enact the anti-worker legislation on government employees. The NH House voted 212-128 in favor of “Right-to-Work” this week. The bill will now go to the state Senate. If passed, it is likely to be vetoed by Democratic ...
Nov
2011
30

NH GOP’s “Right-to-Work” Veto Override Fails

NH GOP’s “Right-to-Work” Veto Override Fails
Huge news just came in from New Hampshire. The state GOP’s long-winded attempt at overriding Governor John Lynch’s veto of “Right-to-Work” has failed. Speaker William O’Brien, a conservative and staunch anti-unionist, tried every trick in the book, from threatening to call the veto vote during the year’s largest...