The New Hampshire House of Representatives has for the second time passed a so-called right to work bill. But the margin was well short of what would be needed to override Governor Lynch’s promised veto.
Barring unions from requiring non-members to pay for representation has been a priority for House Republican leaders. Last year governor John Lynch vetoed a Right-to-Work bill, which republicans failed to override.
Republican Marshall Quandt told colleagues this year’s version will fare no better.
The state legislature is once again looking at whether the Granite State should join twenty-three others in adopting so-called “right to work legislation” which governs unionization. But this effort narrowly failed last year, and this year, opposition remains strong. We’ll talk with two national experts about the economics and politics of “right to work”.