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 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 04, 2015

This week, the US Senate passed legislation that repeals much of the fundamental elements of the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare." Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) opposes the repeal bill while Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R) supports the legislation.

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.

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.

Aug 18, 2016

The state Insurance Department has accepted a proposal for much lower workers’ compensation insurance next year. 


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