Dec 17, 2015

New Hampshire legislators have proposed two 2016 bills that would allow youths under age sixteen to work with just a parent's permission.

Jan 29, 2016

Under New Hampshire law, employers must pay employees weekly, unless they get a waiver from the state Department of Labor.

A 2016 bill, HB 1252, would allow employers to pay employees weekly or biweekly. 

Mar 22, 2016

On Thursday, March 24 the Senate will vote on a bill to clarify protections for pregnant workers in New Hampshire.

Apr 12, 2016

According to a new report from the National Partnership for Women and Families, women in New Hampshire are paid 76 cents for every dollar paid to men.

That is a larger pay gap than the national average, and the largest pay gap in New England.

Apr 27, 2016

The Senate is scheduled to vote Thursday, April 28 on a bill to allow fourteen and fifteen year-olds to work with a parent's permission.

Under current state law, teenagers must get permission from the principal in their public school district.

May 11, 2016

On Wednesday, May 11 the New Hampshire House of Representatives approved a bill that forbids employers from retaliating against an employee who requests a flexible work schedule.  The bill is now heading to Gov. Hassan's desk.

Sep 01, 2016

According to a report from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire, over 80% of New Hampshire residents support a state paid family and medical leave insurance program. 

Sep 02, 2016

In honor of Labor Day, here's a summary of where New Hampshire's gubernatorial candidates stand on the minimum wage.


Jan 17, 2017

On Wednesday, January 18 a House committee will host a public hearing on a bill that prohibits employers from considering credit history in employment decisions.  

There is an exception to the law if credit history is “substantially related” to the job.

many union employees oppose right to work
Feb 09, 2017

On Wednesday, February 8, after hearing over seven hours of public testimony, a House committee voted against two Right to Work bills.

The vote was 14-7, with several Republicans joining Democrats to recommend the full House kills Right to Work.


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