Today Maggie Fogarty of The American Friends' Service Committee's New Hampshire program welcomes her guest co-host long time labor activist Rev. Dr. Gail Kinney. Together they interview labor scholar Dr. Marc Dixon of Dartmouth College on the so-called right-to-work bill, and then they talk with Kathy Staub and Viola Katusiime of Raise Up New Hampshire and the Granite State Organizing Project, on the pressures on New Hampshire's low wage workers.
Some of the topics of the show are:
HB1, HB2, budget bills; hiding the intent of HB544 'divisive concepts' prohibited speech inside HB2; The "NH People's Budget"
SB61 right to work
Marc Dixon ... the history of "right to work" as a state based effort from the 1940's onward ... and the "fair share clause" in labor contracts
Minimum wage campaign, SB137 changes how tipped minimum is calculated
The music breaks during the show are:
Which side are you on? - Natalie Merchant
Please Tip Your Waitress - Willie Sordill