Earlier this week, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an opinion holding that the New Hampshire Law Against Discrimination, RSA Chapter 354-A, can impose liability upon individual employees for aiding and abetting discrimination in the workplace, and for retaliation against another employee in the workplace of a qualifying employer.

The issue came before the New

Recently enacted House Bill 2 includes a tax amnesty plan for all New Hampshire taxes collected by the Department of Revenue Administration.  This is the first New Hampshire general tax amnesty program since 2001 and includes taxes such as the Business Profits Tax, the Business Enterprise Tax, the Real Estate Transfer Tax, the Interest and

You have probably heard that effective July 1, 2015, Massachusetts enacted a new sick time law. There has been much discussion about its impact on companies located in Massachusetts. However, one aspect that has been overlooked is its impact on out-of-state businesses which have employees in Massachusetts. Any company with employees performing work in

RSA 265-79-c takes effect on July 1, 2015.  The new law prohibits New Hampshire drivers from using “any hand-held mobile electronic device capable of providing voice or data communication” while driving or while temporarily halted in traffic, at a stop sign or red light, or any other momentary delay.  “Use” is defined broadly, and includes

NH Department of Labor Commissioner, James Craig, took the bull by the horns this past year and, with a determination not often seen by Commissioners, brought interested parties together to craft a definition of ‘employee’ that would apply to all matters before the NH Department of Labor (NH DOL) and NH Employment Security (NH ES).

The NH Department of Labor and the US Department of Labor entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the purpose of preventing misclassification of workers as independent contractors or some other nonemployee status.  The MOU calls for the state and federal agencies to share information and to coordinate their efforts of enforcement.  It became

Last session the New Hampshire Legislature enacted a new law designed to protect patients of health care facilities from the dangers associated with drug-use and drug-diverting by health care workers.  RSA 151:41, which was effective August 25, 2014, requires most health care facilities and  licensed providers to adopt a written drug testing policy which must