Apr 11, 2018

What If I’m Fired For Missing Work for Jury Duty in N.H.?

NH Jury Duty – Our justice system depends on citizens serving as jurors.  But the civic duty of jury service can unquestionably pose a burden, not only to the person called for jury service but to the person’s employer as …

Apr 10, 2018

“April 10 is Equal Pay Day”

Today is Equal Pay Day.  In recognition of the day, some commercial establishments are giving women 20% off today.  A report of the Joint Economic Committee of Congress published in April of 2016 explains the significance of this discount.  The …

Apr 09, 2018

Am I Protected by New Hampshire’s Whistleblower’s Protection Act?

NH Whistleblower’s Protection Act – New Hampshire law extends protections to whistleblowers in the workplace, but there are limited circumstances under which such protections apply, as the New Hampshire Supreme Court clarified in a recent case, Cluff-Landry v. Roman Catholic …

Mar 19, 2018

Are a Sales Representative’s Commissions Considered Wages Under NH Wage Law?

NH Commissions – In the recent case of International Business Machines Corporation v. Khoury, the New Hampshire Supreme Court rejected an attempt by IBM to reduce the amount of commissions it was obligated to pay one of its sales representatives, …

Mar 13, 2018

Is My Disability Covered Under the Law?

What Is a Disability – What constitutes a disability varies depending on the legal context.  This blog will address how disability is defined under disability insurance policies, workers’ compensation law, and the Americans With Disabilities Act and the New Hampshire …

Mar 02, 2018

What Should You Do if You are on FMLA Leave, Your Leave is About to Expire, and Your Doctor Says You Need to Stay Out of Work a Little Longer?

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Generally, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows an eligible employee working for a covered employer to take up to twelve (12) weeks of unpaid leave a year if the employee needs the …

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