Mar 20, 2019

What Are the Discrimination Protections for NH Children and NH Adults?

NH Discrimination – In recent weeks a bill has been brought before the Senate Judiciary Committee, SB 263, aimed at eliminating the gap between protections afforded adults versus children with regard to discrimination in their “work” places.  Currently children have …

Jan 22, 2019

Protection From Retaliation By Your Employer Even After You Have Moved On

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits an employer from taking retaliatory action against an employee because she complained about race or gender discrimination, or racial or sexual harassment.  In other words, it is not lawful for …

Oct 15, 2018

Does New Hampshire Law Protect Against Transgender Discrimination?

Transgender Discrimination – Effective July 8, 2018, New Hampshire expanded its anti-discrimination law to include transgender people.  The new law provides the same protections from discrimination to other people to ban discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations. New Protections …

Jul 26, 2018

Trap for the Unwary: Answering an EEOC Questionnaire Is NOT Filing A Charge

EEOC – Employees who have been subject to unlawful discrimination in the workplace often call our firm thinking that they have filed a claim with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or the New Hampshire Commission for Human …

Jul 16, 2018

Recent Court Rulings Help Employees Pursue Equal Pay Act Claims, Part I

Equal Pay – Recently, two (2) different Federal Courts issued decisions that should help employees bringing Equal Pay Act claims prove that pay differentials are illegal.  The Court decisions do so by making it more difficult for employers to defend …

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 …

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