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NH Senate to vote on right-to-work legislation

April 17, 2011

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CONCORD, N.H.—The New Hampshire Senate votes this week whether to end the practice of requiring non-union members to pay a fair share of collective bargaining costs.

The so-called Right to Work legislation has already passed the House, but a Senate committee proposed amending the version the House passed. The committee recommends stripping out a provision that removed the obligation of public sector unions to bargain on behalf of nonunion members.

Gov. John Lynch has said he will veto the bill, but Republicans hold supermajorities in both chambers and could override a veto.

The Senate is scheduled to vote on the bill Wednesday.