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Welcome to the NH Department of Labor

The Department of Labor helps employers and insurance carriers to operate successfully within New Hampshire's labor laws. We encourage a successful, fair, and safe workplace throughout the Granite State.

Ken Merrifield - Commissioner
Rudolph W. Ogden, III - Deputy Commissioner

News and Events
U.S. Department of Labor to Provide Educational Forum in New Hampshire
October 29, 2018
The NH Department of Labor wishes to make you aware of an upcoming educational forum being presented by the USDOL. Please click here for details and links to register for the event. Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Vocational Rehabilitation Provider Advisory Board Meeting
August 14, 2018
Please be advised that the Vocational Rehabilitation Provider Advisory Board will hold a meeting at the New Hampshire Department of Labor on Wednesday August 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm. This meeting will include a non-public session.
Changes to Statutes as of June 25, 2018
June 29, 2018
There have been changes to the following statutes signed into law by Governor Sununu on June 25, 2018.: RSA 273 Labor Commissioner, RSA 275 Protective Legislation, RSA 276-A:4 Youth Employment & RSA 279:27 Minimum wage
Please click here to read the language of bill in full. Once the General Court has posted the new language on their web site, we will then post it on the NHDOL web site. If you have any questions, please call the Department at 603- 271-3176 .
2018 Second Injury Fund Training Seminar Registration Opens
June 5, 2018
Registration is now open for the 2018 Second Injury Fund for Employers Seminar sessions.
Register here for 2018 Second Injury Fund Training.
Vocational Rehabilitation Provider Advisory Board Meeting
May 11, 2018
Please be advised that the Vocational Rehabilitation Advisory Board will hold a meeting at the New Hampshire Department of Labor on Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 3:30 pm. This meeting will include a non-public session.
2018 Labor Law Training Seminar Cancellation
March 12, 2018
Please be advised due to the impending snow storm scheduled for Tuesday March 13, 2018 we are canceling this seminar. For all registered participants please look to your email for sign up details for a new date and location.
February 26, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Labor Law Training Seminar sessions. For more information please refer to the link above. To register for one of these training events please refer to the "Register for Labor Law Seminars?" link under the "How do I ...." Section on the Labor website's home page. Register here for 2018 Labor Law Training Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol.

January 1, 2018
Effective January 1, 2018 the standard mileage reimbursement rate for transportation expenses will be 54.5 cents per mile.

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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