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August 13, 2015

Wage and Hour Claims in New Hampshire

Wage and Hour Claims in New Hampshire Wage and hour claims in New Hampshire can and do result in Orders against companies that fail to pay wages owed.  In the case of Kevin Corriveau Painting Inc., also known as Corriveau Contracting, the United States Department of Labor ordered the executives to pay $427,300 to 157 employees who were denied overtime…

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May 19, 2015

New Hampshire Disability Discrimination Law Change – 1st in the Nation

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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May 14, 2015

Town Employment or Municipal Employment in New Hampshire

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…

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March 24, 2015

Injury at Work, NH Workers Compensation Coverage

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.

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