New Hampshire Free Printable General Labor Law Poster Posters New Hampshire Protective Legislation Law Poster Required

The Protective Legislation Law is a general labor law poster poster by the New Hampshire Department Of Labor. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in New Hampshire, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.

This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees will see it. This poster describes when wages will be paid to employees, what protections employees have from employers as well as other necessary information on wages.

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Wages In this Establishment Will Be Paid On: 
SUNDAY        MONDAY        TUESDAY        WEDNESDA Y        THURSDAY        FRIDAY        SATURDAY 
PAYMENT OF WAGES.  All wages due an employee must be paid within eight  days after the expiration of the week in 
which  work  is  performed.  The  Labor  Commissioner  may ,  upon  written  petition  showing  good  and  sufficient  reason, 
permit payment of wages less frequently, except it  shall be at least once each calendar month. 
NOTICE  TO  EMPLOYEE.  Employer  must  notify  employee  in  writing  when  hirin g  of  the  rate  of  pay,  or  any  changes 
prior  to  change;  make  available  in  writing,  or  by  p osted  notice,  employment  practices  and  policies  on  vacation  pay,  sick 
leave and other fringe benefits; furnish employee s tatement of deductions each payday. 
LUNCH  OR  EATING PERIOD.  An employer  may  not  require an  employee to  work  mor e  than  five  consecutive  hours 
without  granting  him  a  one  half-hour  lunch  or  eatin g  period,  except  if  it  is  feasible  for  the  employee  to  eat  during  the 
performance of his/her work, and the employer permi ts him/her to do so. 
ACCESS  TO  PERSONNEL  FILE.  Every  employer  shall  provide  a  reasonable  opportuni ty  for  an  employee  who  so 
requests  to  inspect  such  employee’s  personnel  file  and  upon  request  provide  such  employee  with  a  copy  of  all  or  part  of 
the file.   
WITHHOLDING  WAGES.   Employer  may  not  withhold  or  divert  any  portion  of   an  employee’s  wages  unless  required 
or empowered by state or federal law; or unless by  written authorization by the employee for a lawful purpose accruing to 
the benefit of the employee, per regulation promulg ated by the Commissioner. 
EMPLOYEES SEPARATED.  When an employee quits, resigns, or is suspended be cause of labor dispute wages must be 
paid not later then the next regular payday or by m ail if the employee so requests. Employees discharg ed must be paid in 
full  within  seventy-two  hours.  Willful  failure  to  p ay  as  above  subjects  employer  to  liquidated  damages   of  ten  percent  of 
the unpaid wages for each day except Sunday and leg al holidays. In case of dispute over amount due, employer shall pay 
amount conceded by him to be due, leaving employee  remedies of law for balance. 
The acceptance  of  payment  by  employee  shall  not  con stitute  a  release to  the  balance  of  a  claim  and  any  release  required 
by an employer as a condition of payment shall be n ull and void and in violation of the law. 
On  any  day  an  employee  reports  to  work  at  an  employ er’s  request,  the  employee  shall  be  paid  not  less  than  2 
hours pay at their regular rate of pay. This does n ot apply to employees of counties or municipalities . 
There may be a minimum civil penalty of $100.00 per  violation of any section of the New Hampshire Labor Laws. 
NSPECTION DIVISION        Kathryn J. Barger               James W. Craig 
 BOX 2076          Deputy Labor Commissioner             Commi ssioner of Labor 
ONCORD, NH 03302-2076 
ELEPHONE – (603) 271-1492 & 271-3176  
Rev. 04/22/14

Other New Hampshire Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS

There are an additional ten optional and mandatory New Hampshire labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.

Poster Name Poster Type
Mandatory The Whistleblower Protection Act Whistleblower Law
Mandatory New Hampshire Minimum Wage Law Minimum Wage Law
Mandatory Employees have a right to know about Toxic Substances used in this Workplace Job Safety Law
Mandatory Protective Legislation Law General Labor Law Poster
Mandatory Equal Pay Poster Equal Opportunity Law

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