Employment / Immigration

Anti-Discrimination Law Adds Protection for New Hampshire Students

At the recommendation of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion, New Hampshire law now offers protections against discrimination for students in public schools. ...

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U.S. Department of Labor Updates Overtime Rule

On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced a final rule that will purportedly make 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for...

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Climate Change Within USCIS

Attorney Laura Hartz and Senior Immigration Paralegal Robin Vermette attended this year’s American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Annual Conference in Florida.  A common theme was...

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New Hampshire Expands Ban on Non-Compete Agreements to Low-Wage Workers

Starting September 8, 2019, New Hampshire’s law prohibiting non-compete agreements for certain workers will be expanded to cover low-wage employees.  Senate Bill 197 prohibits an...

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Changes to NH Public Employee Safety and Health Laws

The federal Occupational Safety & Health Act (“OSH Act”) does not apply to state employees.  In an effort to address this perceived “safety void,” House...

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