Jan 22, 2015

Rep. Mary Stuart Gile (D-Concord) is sponsoring a 2015 bill that would require employers to offer employees paid sick leave.

Mar 04, 2015

On Tuesday New Hampshire House and Senate committees considered several bills related to employees.

First the House Labor Committee voted against a minimum wage increase. Later in the day the Senate Finance Committee heard testimony on SB 261, a Senate bill to increase in the minimum wage. 

Republicans in both chambers generally oppose a minimum wage increase.

Mar 23, 2015

This week the New Hampshire Senate will consider SB 3, a compromise bill to lower workers' compensation costs.

Jun 08, 2015

New Hampshire's Senators Kelly Ayotte (R) and Jeanne Shaheen (D) are cosponsoring the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, a bill that requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees.

Oct 06, 2015

On September 30 a federal judge dismissed the lawsuit of Katherine Frederick, a state employee who claims she was discriminated against because of her need to breastfeed her child.

Nov 24, 2015

The Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee is recommending a 2016 bill that increases protections for breastfeeding mothers in the workplace.

Federal law already requires most employers to provide mothers with a private room and break time for expressing breast milk. 

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.


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