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 …

Oct 12, 2017

Douglas, Leonard & Garvey Files Employment Discrimination Case for Dover Firefighter Victimized By Hazing.

A former Dover, New Hampshire firefighter and paramedic dreamed of being part of the brotherhood. Now in a federal lawsuit filed by his attorney, Benjamin T. King, he said instead he was subjected to hazing that put his life at …

Sep 06, 2017

Out on FMLA Leave, Now What?

FMLA – An employee reports to his employer that he has a serious back injury and that he cannot perform his regular duties as a maintenance worker.  The employee places the employee on FMLA leave, which the employer acknowledges in …

Aug 03, 2017

Out on FMLA Leave, Now What?

NH FMLA – An employee reports to his employer that he has a serious back injury and that he cannot perform his regular duties as a maintenance worker.  The employee places the employee on FMLA leave, which the employer acknowledges …

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 …

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