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11Dec, 19

As the calendar year comes to an end, there will be holiday parties and other social gatherings amongst co-workers.  Whether it is an employer-sponsored holiday party, a social gathering of co-workers at one of their homes, or merely going out to a local restaurant to catch up, it is important for workers to understand that what happens outside the office does not stay outside ... more

13Nov, 19

If you are unhappy with your current employer either because of compensation, a bad working relationship with your boss, or perhaps the job is either not enough or too challenging, there are a variety of things you should consider when changing jobs. Most New Hampshire employees are employees at will which under New Hampshire law means they can be fired or quit with or ... more

9Oct, 19

Employment agreements are not uncommon with sales personnel, executives, or other key employees and can contain critical terms as to compensation and employee benefits and restrictions when you leave your former employer.  Stock options as part of the overall employment compensation in a publicly traded company may be easier to liquidate without effecting the employee’s ... more

11Sep, 19

New Hampshire private employers are generally aware of a variety of federal and state laws as to what is an unlawful firing.   However, smaller employers may not be aware of less known statutory protections for employees that prevent them from being fired for certain reasons.  This article addresses some of those less known laws that provide employee job protection. Employees ... more

27Aug, 19

Employers obviously want, and also have a legal obligation, to take reasonable steps to keep their workplace safe.  As we have seen from recent news, we live in an uncertain world where events can happen that are beyond our control, however, employers can take steps to decrease the likelihood of workplace violence. While employers often have an obligation to reasonably ... more