New Hampshire Disability Discrimination Law – 1st in the Nation On May 7, 2015, New Hampshire became the first state in the nation to pass legislation prohibiting employers from paying sub minimum wage to individuals with disabilities. The passage of this legislation changed law that had been in place for decades and allowed this practice.
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Individual Liability for Corporate Acts in New Hampshire If you are an employee whose wages are overdue or a family member of friend are an officer of a corporation in New Hampshire or Massachusetts, you should be aware of your potential personal responsibility and liability for debts that the company may owe.
Town Employment or Municipal Employment In many instances, public employees in New Hampshire have different rights and responsibilities than individuals employed by private businesses in the private sector. They may, for example, be a member of a collective bargaining unit which has defined obligations regarding the filing of employee grievances. Moreover, even if not a member of the union, a city or…
Employee claims against employer and whether the exclusive remedy provision of the workers compensation statute barred them is the issue the New Hampshire federal court recently addressed in a case involving Wal-Mart.
Injury at work – covered by workers compensation insurance if risks from work are “substantial contributing factor to injury” Injury at work, is it covered by workers compensation insurance when several different causes? This is the question that the New Hampshire Supreme Court recently answered in Appeal of Brandon Kelly.