Does This Law Apply to My Organization in New Hampshire?

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Author: Ashley Shaw, XpertHR Legal Editor

While all employers must follow applicable federal law, there are also laws specific to New Hampshire that an employer in this state must follow. The following chart lists some of the most significant state laws in New Hampshire and which employers must follow them; however, it is important to note that there are many requirements an employer must follow in addition to those listed here.

Unless otherwise stated, the employee threshold refers to the number of employees within the state. Where "All Employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.

Law Covered Employers

Crime Victim Employment Leave Act

Employers with 25 or more employees

New Hampshire Equal Pay Law

All employers

New Hampshire Law Against Discrimination (NHLAD)

Public employers; private employers with six or more employees

New Hampshire Uniform Trade Secrets Act (NHUTSA)

All employers

Paycheck Fairness Act

All employers

Whistleblower Protection Act

All employers

Worker's Right to KnowAct

Public employers