Archive for March, 2017

10Mar, 17

New Hampshire employers are permitted in an application for employment to ask a job candidate if he has been arrested or convicted of a crime that has not been annulled by a court.  An annulment of a criminal conviction is a procedure upon which the court makes a ruling that the criminal record of the ... more

9Mar, 17

Hugging can be a social greeting exhibiting friendliness and a caring personality.  However, at least one court has found that pervasive, unwelcome, hugging could rise to the level to constitute sexual harassment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals made a ruling on a California case ... more

8Mar, 17

On February 24, 2017, the New Hampshire Supreme Court agreed with the trial court’s dismissal of former teacher Beverly Cluff-Landry’s claims against the Roman Catholic Bishop of Manchester, d/b/a St. Christopher’s School.  That case arose from Cluff-Landry suing with a claim: under our state’s whistleblower statute; wrongful discharge; and slander.  Cluff-Landry in 2008 had been hired ... more