Feb 21, 2019

Is Bullying at Work Illegal in New Hampshire?

NH Workplace Bullying – Many people are familiar with the term “hostile work environment.”   A hostile work environment is one that consists of offensive conduct, so severe or pervasive that it alters the terms and conditions of employment.  In order …

Jan 15, 2019

State Law Protects State Employees Who Criticize Workplace Decisions That Affect the Public

NH Law Protects Employees — The First Amendment guarantees that employees who work for local, state, and federal government do not surrender their right to speak critically about the government when they accept employment with the government.   However, there are …

Oct 10, 2018

Does New Hampshire Require Equal Pay?

NH Equal Pay – It is illegal in New Hampshire under both state and federal law to pay employees different wages for the same work based solely on sex, according to the New Hampshire Department of Labor. Under RSA 275:37 …

Sep 17, 2018

Gender Stereotyping in Employment

NH Gender Stereotyping – Tennis star Serena Williams has gotten a lot of attention of late, for her argument that a male U.S. Open referee punished her more severely for her outbursts on the court than he would have punished …

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 …

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