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About Us

The Department of Labor monitors employers, workers compensation, and insurance carriers to insure that they are in compliance with New Hampshire Labor laws. These laws range from minimum wage, overtime, safety issues and workers compensation.

Ken Merrifield - Commissioner Kathryn J. Barger - Deputy Commissioner

Mission Statement

To serve and protect the interests and dignity of the New Hampshire workforce.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to be recognized as:

  • Being a proactive and accessible resource to employees & employers
  • Ensuring fair and consistent labor practices
  • Utilizing progressive technologies
  • Having efficient and responsive processes
  • Treating all individuals with respect and courtesy
  • Being competent and professional

New Hampshire Department of Labor  |  
95 Pleasant Street  |  Concord, NH 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3176  |  
Hours of Operation: 8am - 4:30pm M-F