right to work http://nhpr.org en Senate Kills Latest 'Right-To-Work' Bill http://nhpr.org/post/senate-kills-latest-right-work-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The New Hampshire Senate has voted down so-called “right-to-work” legislation.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The vote Thursday morning was 13 to 11, with every Senate Democrat and two Republicans voting against the bill to excuse non-union employees from paying fees to negotiate and administer contracts.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Republican-majority legislature in 2011 passed a bill, but they were unable to override a veto by then-Governor John Lynch.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:35:18 +0000 NHPR Staff 42745 at http://nhpr.org Senate Kills Latest 'Right-To-Work' Bill House Kills Latest Effort To Make Right-To-Work Law In N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/house-kills-latest-effort-make-right-work-law-nh <p>The House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected a bill that would have made right to work the law of the land in New Hampshire.</p><p>Union workers broke into raucous applause after Speaker of the House Terrie Norelli announced the tally of votes on the right to work bill brought before the full House on Wednesday.</p><p></p><p>“The House will be in order," said Norelli, as she slammed her gavel.</p><p>The bill was defeated, 212 to 141. The vote fell mostly along party lines.</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:23:58 +0000 Michael Brindley 21900 at http://nhpr.org How North Country Reps Voted on Right-To-Work Bill http://nhpr.org/post/how-north-country-reps-voted-right-work-bill <p>As <a href="http://news.nhpr.org/post/right-work-redux-passes-nh-house">NHPR reported </a>the House on Wednesday passed a so-called right-to-work bill.&nbsp;Barring unions from requiring non-members to pay for representation has been a priority for House Republican leaders.</p><p>The bill passed 198 to 139.</p><p>It now goes to the Senate.</p><p>Four North Country reps voted in favor and eight against.</p><p><strong>Here are the North Country reps who voted in favor:</strong></p><p>* Duffy Daugherty (Republican) of Colebrook.</p><p>* Edmond Gionet (Republican) of Lincoln.</p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 13:57:18 +0000 Chris Jensen 2512 at http://nhpr.org Right-to-Work Redux Passes NH House http://nhpr.org/post/right-work-redux-passes-nh-house <p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;The New Hampshire House of Representatives has for the second time passed a so-called right to work bill. But &nbsp;the margin was well short of what would be needed to override Governor Lynch&rsquo;s promised veto.</p><p>Barring unions from requiring non-members to pay for representation has been a priority for House Republican leaders.&nbsp;Last year governor John Lynch vetoed a Right-to-Work bill, which republicans failed to override.</p><p>Republican Marshall Quandt told colleagues this year&rsquo;s version will fare no better.</p> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 18:08:18 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 2503 at http://nhpr.org Right-to-Work Redux Passes NH House Is “Right to Work" Right for New Hampshire? http://nhpr.org/post/%E2%80%9Cright-work-right-new-hampshire <p>We look at the latest debates over the so called "right to work" legislation in New Hampshire</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 1880 at http://nhpr.org Is “Right to Work" Right for New Hampshire? House Sustains "Right to Work" Veto http://nhpr.org/post/house-sustains-right-work-veto <p>The State House has voted 240-139 to sustain Governor John Lynch&#39;s veto on so-called &quot;right to work&quot; bill.</p><p>Stay with NHPR and NHPR.org for details throughout the day.</p> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 17:01:37 +0000 Brady Carlson 670 at http://nhpr.org