Recruiting: New Hampshire
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
- Employers covered by New Hampshire's employment discrimination statute must comply with certain provisions that are not included in federal discrimination laws. See New Hampshire Antidiscrimination Law.
- During the recruiting process, employers must make reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities. See Disability.
- There is a limited exception to New Hampshire's antidiscrimination provisions. See Bona Fide Occupational Qualification Exception.
- New Hampshire is among the states that prohibit discrimination during the recruitment process against individuals who use tobacco products. See Smokers' Rights.
- New Hampshire law imposes requirements on employers seeking to hire replacements for striking workers. See Recruiting Workers During a Labor Dispute.
- The State has special criteria for establishing whether a worker will be an independent contractor or an employee, including a posting requirement. See Independent Contractors.
- Private employers may establish a hiring preference for veterans under state law. See Veterans Preference.