New Hampshire Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in New Hampshire are required by state & federal employment laws to post Labor Law Posters in a visible location. Employment laws change often, which require labor law posters to be updates. Below includes past & most recent mandatory labor law updates which require employers to post the latest version of these posters.

 

Mandatory change(s) for the state of New Hampshire

Date
Poster/Update
  • 08/2019

    Discrimination-Revised with new layout and new updated phone number and website.

  • 07/2017

    Payment of Wages-Updated Protective Legislation Law to reflect new requirement mandating that wages be paid on a weekly or biweekly basis.

Mandatory federal change(s)

Date
Poster/Update
  • 07/2016

    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - Federal Minimum Wage-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes text regarding nursing mothers and overtime rules.

  • 07/2016

    Employee Polygraph Notice-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes the removal of penalty amount up to $10,000 against violators and revised contact numbers.

  • 05/2015

    Wyoming OSHA - Health and Safety Protection-Updated to reflect an employees right to report work-related injuries and illnesses free from retaliation.

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New Hampshire Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Minimum Wage Youth Employment (NH Revised Statutes, Title XXIII, 279:27)You're required under New Hampshire law to provide information regarding minimum wages paid to youth employees. The full color, easy-to-read New Hampshire Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information on your behalf. Simply post it in a conspicuous location.
  • Whistleblowers Protection (NH Revised Statutes, Title XXIII, 275-E:7)Your employees must be informed of their rights and protections under the Whistleblowers Protection Act. The New Hampshire Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information for all employees to review as necessary.
  • Workers Compensation Act (NH Revised Statutes, Title XXIII, 281-A:4)The New Hampshire Complete Labor Law Poster displays mandatory information regarding the Workers' Compensation Act. Failure to post this information in a conspicuous location will result in fines.
  • Payment of Wages (NH Revised Statutes, Title XXIII, 275:49)You must inform employees when they will be paid, and at what frequency. The New Hampshire Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information clearly and accurately.
  • Unemployment Insurance Vacation Shutdown (NH Revised Statutes Title XXIII)Under New Hampshire law, you must post information regarding unemployment insurance vacation shutdown. The New Hampshire Complete Labor Law Poster displays this mandatory information.
  • Toxic Substances in the Workplace (NH Revised Statutes, Title XXIII, 277-A:5)You must inform employees of any potential toxic substances in the workplace. The New Hampshire Complete Labor Law Poster reminds all employees of their rights and, and informs employers of their obligations.
  • Vacation ShutdownYou must provide information regarding any vacation shutdowns. The New Hampshire Complete Labor Law Poster clearly displays a vacation shutdown notice for all employees to review.
  • Right To KnowEmployees have the right to know about toxic substances in the workplace. The New Hampshire Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information. Post it in a conspicuous location.
  • Discrimination NoticeYou must operate a workplace free of discrimination, and inform employees of their rights and protections. The New Hampshire Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information clearly and accurately.
  • Whistleblower ProtectionYour employees have certain protections under the Whistleblower Protection Act. The New Hampshire Complete Labor Law Poster displays this mandatory information.
  • Criteria for Employee or Independent ContractorThe New Hampshire Complete Labor Law Poster displays information regarding the definition of an employee or contractor. You must post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Federal Minimum Wage Act (29 CFR 516.4)Federal law requires that you post information with respect to the federal minimum wage increases from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour, effective July 24, 2009. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous location.
  • Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (38 USCA 433(a))You are mandated by federal law to provide information regarding the rights, benefits and obligation of employees who are governed by the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Employee Polygraph Protection Act (29 CFR 801.6)Per federal law, employees have specific rights and protections accorded to them under the Employee Polygraph Protection Act. You must inform employees of their rights under the act. Ensure that you post this information in a conspicuous location. Be aware that under 29 CFR 801.42(7) a civil penalty of up to $10,000 may be assessed against you for violating any provision of the Act.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (29 CFR 1601.30)Your employees must be informed of their rights under federal equal employment laws. Ensure that you post this information in a prominent and accessible location.
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (29 USC 2619(a)(b))You must post information informing employees of their rights and protections per the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous location, accessible by all employees.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (29 CFR 1903.2(a)(1))You must display clear, summarized and accurate information regarding your employees' rights and protections under the Federal Occupational Health and Safety Act. Display this information in a conspicuous location, and ensure that it is not altered, defaced, or covered by other material.
  • IRS Withholding NoticeFederal law requires that you withhold employee pay per IRS requirements. You must inform employees of this IRS withholding notice. Ensure that the information is displayed clearly, accurately and in a conspicuous location.
  • Anti-Discrimination NoticeDiscrimination in the workplace is against federal law and subject to severe penalties. You must inform employees of their rights, obligations and protections to work in, and maintain, a discrimination-free workplace.
  • Payday NoticeEnter the name of the company, frequency of payment, and the name of the person who will handle inquiries regarding paydays and their title.
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Minimum Wage Rates in New Hampshire in 2020:

The minimum wage in New Hampshire, as of January 1, 2018, has stayed stable at $7.25 per hour. There are no projected increases as of January 1, 2018.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of New Hampshire

  • Wage & Hour - (603) 271-1492
  • OSHA - (800) 321-6742
  • Workers' Compensation - (800) 272-4353
  • Unemployment Insurance - (603) 224-3311
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