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RSA 159:26 Revisited: Can Local Governments, Acting as Employers, Prohibit Employees From Possessing Firearms in the Workplace?

In 2003, the New Hampshire Legislature enacted RSA 159:26, a law that reserved to the State the exclusive ability to regulate matters concerning firearms, firearm components, and knives. The statute stripped local governments of the ability to enact “municipal ordinances and regulations” relative to, among other things, the possession of firearms.

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New Hampshire Town and City

Employment & Labor
Municipal Law

June 27, 2016

Kaighn Smith
Supreme Court Declines to Address Whether NLRA Applies to Tribes, Leaving NLRB Free to Strike Down a Tribe's Labor Law

On June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court declined to take up the case of NLRB v. Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Government. As a result, a lower federal court decision allowing the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to strike down the operational labor laws of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians stands...

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