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NEW HAMPSHIRE TO ENACT PROHIBITION ON GENDER IDENTITY DISCRIMINATION

June 14, 2018

On July 8, 2018, New Hampshire will add gender identity to its list of protected statuses under its state anti-discrimination statute, RSA 354-A. New Hampshire law presently protects individuals from discrimination in employment, public and housing accommodation on the basis of age, sex, race, creed, color, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability and national origin.

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Reinstatement of Opinion Letters

June 27, 2017

For several years, the U.S. Department of Labor ceased issuance of opinion letters, which provided guidance to employers and employees covered by the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) regarding wage and hour violations. On June 27, 2017, Secretary Acosta announced that the opinion letter is making a comeback!

Education and Training to Prevent Workplace Harassment

November 3, 2016

While many businesses establish sexual harassment or discrimination policies, many employees do not understand the details of their workplace policies. This is an important topic when you consider the number of discrimination charges filed at the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC)…

Common Mistakes Made by Start-ups

October 18, 2016

Many “start-ups” often spend a majority of their time developing concepts and ideas, hiring employees and they forget to address certain legal issues that will often raise roadblocks down the road when they start to market and establish their businesses after the start-up phase.