Jan 29, 2013

Using FLMA Leave to Care for My Adult Child?

By Benjamin T. King – New Hampshire Employment Lawyer A new U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Administrator’s Interpretation has been issued to clarify who qualifies as an adult “son or daughter” whom an employee may take unpaid leave from work …

Dec 28, 2012

You’re Fired – Too Attractive so Employee Can be Fired

By C. Kevin Leonard – New Hampshire Employment Attorney How would you answer if you were asked is it illegal for an employer to fire a female employee who has engaged in no wrongdoing but the boss views the employee …

Dec 06, 2012

Can I Get a Copy of My Personnel File?

By Benjamin T. King – New Hampshire Employment Attorney What does your employer do with any “write-ups” your employer may give you? Generally, the employer places write-ups in your personnel file. Your personnel file is a file that the employer …

Nov 06, 2012

WINNING IN AN EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION CASE

By Benjamin T. King — New Hampshire Employment Lawyer In an employment case, like many cases, a witness’ credibility is important to winning a case. Your supervisor, or a co-employee, makes an obnoxious sexual comment to you or makes some …

Oct 10, 2012

DISCRIMINATION LAWS PROTECT HAOLES (WHITES) AS WELL AS OTHERS

By Charles G. Douglas – New Hampshire Employment Law Attorney With the changing demographic nature of our nation’s population, it was inevitable that at some point a white employee would be able to claim harassment because of her race. In …

Sep 18, 2012

CAN MY EMPLOYER REQUIRE ME TO TAKE MEDICAL OR MENTAL TESTS?

By Richard J. Lehmann – New Hampshire Employment Lawyer The Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) protects employees from being fired, demoted, or denied promotion based on physical or mental disability. Questions about ADA protections often arise when an employer uses …

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