Mar 21, 2017

Is Hugging at Work Considered Sexual Harassment?

A recent court case involved “hugging it out” at work.  The hugging was by a male supervisor upon female employees.  In Zetwick v. County of Yolo, the court found hugging can be gender discrimination and a form of a hostile …

Mar 18, 2017

Does NH Have Equal Pay for Equal Work

What protections do you have for equal pay for equal work?  If you believe that your employer is paying you less than an employee of the opposite sex because of sex, you should know about the laws through which you …

Mar 18, 2017

What’s In Your Employer’s Sexual Harassment Policy?

NH Sexual Harassment – What should you do if you are being sexually harassed in your workplace?  To begin, you must read your employee handbook to familiarize yourself with your company’s sexual harassment policy.  This is true for all types …

Nov 01, 2016

How to Protect Yourself Using the Fair Credit Reporting Act?

The “Big 3” credit reporting agencies—Equifax, Experian and Trans Union—hold tremendous power over our lives.  Our credit reports influence our abilities to get mortgages, loans and jobs. You should therefore regularly obtain copies of your credit reports, and you should …

Oct 21, 2016

Five Common New Hampshire Labor Law Violations

New Hampshire Labor Laws – In New Hampshire, there are several wage and hour laws to protect employees. Below are some of the top wage and hour violations by employers: 1.   Failure to pay all wages due for hours worked, …

Oct 20, 2016

“Pay Secrecy” Is Illegal In New Hampshire

Pay Secrecy – Do you work for an employer that prohibits or discourages employees from discussing their pay with coworkers?  These policies are common in employee handbooks or are urged by a supervisor or Human Resources not to talk about …

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