Employment / Immigration

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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Change in Law For a Youth Working at Night

Employers need to be mindful of a New Hampshire law that took effect on July 14, 2019 regarding youth employment and working nights.  Under the...

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Medical Marijuana is Not Prohibited Worker’s Compensation Expense Under State Law

The New Hampshire Supreme Court recently ruled that New Hampshire’s therapeutic cannabis (or “medical marijuana”) law does not prohibit workers’ compensation insurance carriers from reimbursing...

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NOTICE: NH & US Departments of Labor Team Up to Offer Employer Training Seminars

The New Hampshire Department of Labor (NH-DOL) is once again teaming up with the U.S. Department of Labor to provide training seminars across the state. ...

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Changes to H-1B Petitions for FY 2020 Cap Season Effective April 1

On January 30, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted a final rule amending regulations for the H-1B cap-subject petitions.  Effective April 1, 2019,...

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