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 …

Jul 12, 2017

My Employer Let Me Go, but Offered Me Severance Pay, Now What?

NH Severance Pay – It is hard to think rationally when you’ve just been let go from your job.  But thinking rationally at this point is crucial, not only for finding a new job, but for negotiating a peaceful separation …

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