New Hampshire is both an employer and an employee-friendly state. An employer with six or more employees must not discriminate against the protected classes recognized by the state. This includes the ones recognized by federal law, as well as some additional ones. In addition, there are several laws that an employer in this state must follow.
This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in New Hampshire.
Updated to include retaliation protections in the state right to request law, effective September 1, 2016.
Updated to reflect a forthcoming law that will allow parents and legal guardians to issue work certificates for youths under 16 years of age.
Updated policy and guidance to reflect additional exceptions to the prohibition against the use of certain navigation devices while driving, effective May 27, 2016.
Updated to reflect permissible uses of navigation devices while driving, effective May 27, 2016.
Updated to include two amendments to state distracted driving laws, effective May 27, 2016 and June 3, 2016.
In-depth review of the spectrum of New Hampshire employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to EEO - retaliation.
Updated to reflect a regulatory amendment requiring employees to acknowledge receipt of pay notices.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help New Hampshire employers ensure they are compliant with state employment laws.