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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
Jun 7, 2016
New Hampshire Administrative rule, chapter Lab 800 Payment of Wages and requirements of Employers, has been readopted with amendments see link above for access to summary and the Lab 800 rule on the NH General Court site
March 7, 2016

The New Hampshire Department of Labor is offering a Labor Law Training Seminar on how to stay in compliance with NH labor laws.
Follow this link to obtain the 2016 Labor Law Training Seminar Packet and Handout.

December 31, 2015
Effective January 1, 2016 the standard mileage reimbursement rate for transportation expenses will be 54 cents per mile
Change Regarding RSA 281-A:24 Payment for Reasonable Value of Services
September 4, 2015
Effective September 4, 2015 under RSA 281-A: 24 Payment for Reasonable Value of Services has switched the burden of establishing the reasonableness of a bill for services rendered. It is now the provider's burden to establish that the bill for services is reasonable. The parties are to make every effort to resolve any dispute as to the reasonable value of service prior to applying to the commissioner for resolution of the dispute. To view the change in RSA 281-A: 24 Payment for Reasonable Value of Services please click here (RSA 281-A: 24).

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