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Welcome to the NH Department of Labor

The Department of Labor monitors employers, workers' compensation, and insurance carriers to insure that they are in compliance with New Hampshire labor laws.

James W. Craig - Commissioner Kathryn J. Barger - Deputy Commissioner
News and Events
March 9, 2015
The New Hampshire Department of Labor is offering a Labor Law Training Seminar on how to stay in compliance with NH labor laws.
January 26, 2015
A reminder to employers about current Safety Summary form filing requirements, which changed in 2013.
December 31, 2014
Effective January 1, 2015 the standard mileage reimbursement rate for transportation expenses will be 57.5 cents per mile.
December 18, 2014
Effective January 1, 2015, RSA 275:37 regarding pay equity between the sexes has changed and a new mandatory poster is available for download.
September 24, 2014
Effective July 26, 2014, a charitable organization is permitted to withhold from employee wages for voluntary contributions to such charitable organization when the employee has given his or her written approval.
September 8, 2014
Effective August 15, 2014, the requirements for employers to document employees' eligibility to work have been updated.
September 8, 2014
Effective September 19, 2014, the exemption for private residences has been clarified.
September 8, 2014
Effective January 15, 2014, provisions of the law regarding pay equity between the sexes and disclosure of wages by an employee are changed.
July 1, 2014
The maximum weekly compensation rate under the NH Workers' Compensation Law effective July 1, 2014.

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New Hampshire Department of Labor  |  
95 Pleasant Street  |  Concord, NH 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3176  |  
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