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 …

Feb 26, 2018

Can I Lose my Job for Expressing my Political Beliefs?

Political Beliefs – In these days of very colorful and opinionated Tweets coming in rapid fire from our highest government officials, it might seem unbelievable that the answer to this question is “yes.”  But the answer is very likely to be …

Feb 06, 2018

Is HR Your Friend?

N.H. HUMAN RESOURCES –Many employees view the human relations or personnel department of a company as the safe place to go to tell their story.  They get a nodding friendly reception and are told they appreciate the employee coming in …

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