Jul 13, 2017

Beware: Employers Try to Take Away Employees’ Rights to a Jury Trial

NH Arbitration Agreements– Employers often require employees to enter arbitration agreements as a condition of employment, in order to ensure that the employee cannot sue the employer in court if the employer violates employment laws.  Employees who have entered binding …

Jul 05, 2017

6 Questions Employers Cannot Ask During Interviews

NH Employment Interviews – Not every question is “fair game” in a job interview.  Some questions that prospective employers pose to job candidates in interviews violate the law.  What types of questions might you face in a job interview that …

Jun 02, 2017

Starting an Employment Discrimination Claim Means Navigating A Sea of Deadlines

NH Employment Discrimination – If there is any area of the law where a person needs the guidance of an experienced lawyer in determining when and where to file a claim, it is in the area of employment discrimination. Statutory …

May 04, 2017

Does The FMLA Help Me If I’m Bullied At Work?

Bullying  and FMLA– Most of us go to work with the idea that we can focus on performing our jobs.  Unfortunately, some co-workers harass or bully at work.  There is no federal law or state law that directly prohibits workplace …

May 01, 2017

Employees – 6 Common Questions for the New Hampshire Department of Labor

Is an employee allowed to see their personnel file? Yes, an employee, whether past or current, must be given access to review or be given a copy of, if requested, his or her own personnel file, whether maintained in one …

Apr 22, 2017

Are New Hampshire Public Employees Protected When They Criticize the Government?

NH Public Employee Freedom of Expression – New Hampshire has a unique law that permits all public employees to speak out on issues of public importance and gives them the full right of freedom of speech, criticism or disclosure.  The …

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