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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
February 24, 2020
Registration is now open for the 2020 Labor Law Training Seminar
sessions. Please note: This year’s seminars are starting at 8:30am and ending at 12:00pm in an attempt to give the presenters and the audience more time for Q & A. For the full list of seminars and to register please follow the link below.
Click here for link to Events Calendar webpage.
School to Work
January 28, 2020
The application for pre-screen of a business partner is now available ONLINE. The process is fully self-service and will walk you through step by step.
Click here to get started.
January 1, 2020
Effective January 1, 2020 the standard mileage reimbursement rate for transportation expenses will be 57.5 cents per mile.

Public Hearing on readoption with amendment of administrative rule Lab 803.01, lab 803.03 and Lab 803.05.

January 16, 2020 at 2 p.m.

December 11, 2019
Please be advised that the New Hampshire Department of Labor has submitted the proposed rule dealing with requirements to ensure compliance with RSA 275: 43, I and RSA 279:27 as adopted by Chapter 45 of the Laws of 2017 (HB 194) effective 7/11/17, Chapter 133 of the Laws of 2018 (SB 428) effective 07/29/18, and Chapter 312 of the Laws of 2018 (SB 318) effective 06/25/18. The public hearing for the proposed rules will be held at the New Hampshire Department of Labor on Thursday January 16, 2020 at 2 pm. Click here for the proposed rules Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol.

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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