Other Leaves: New Hampshire
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Diana K. Wieland, Sheehan Phinney
- There are various types of leave that may be available to an employee in New Hampshire. See Leaves of Absence.
- New Hampshire does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers, but private employers may voluntarily participate in the state's paid family leave program. See Family and Medical Leave.
- A covered employer must provide leave to crime victims to attend court or other proceedings related to the crime. See Crime Victim Leave.
- New Hampshire prohibits discrimination against members of the state's National Guard, state guard or militia. See Military Leave.
- An employee-veteran may choose not to work on Veterans Day without penalty, provided that the employee gives advance notice according to the employer's policies and procedures. See Veterans Day Leave.
- An employer must provide an employee with leave to assist in an emergency if they are a firefighter, rescue squad worker or emergency medical services member. See Emergency Responder Leave.
- An employer may not discriminate against an employee because the employee serves on a jury. See Jury Duty Leave.