New Hampshire The Whistleblower Protection Act Poster Required
The The Whistleblower Protection Act is a labor law posters 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 the rights that whistleblowers have in reporting an illegal activities by their employer and not get retaliated against by said employer for doing so.
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THIS NOTICE MUST BE POSTED IN A CONSPICUOUS PLACE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR THE WHISTLEBLOWERS’ PROTECTION ACT - RSA 275 -E An employer s hall not discharge, threaten, or discriminate against any public or private employee If the employee, in good faith, reports or causes to be repo rted an alleged violation of any law or rule adopted under the laws of this state, a political subdivision of this state, or the United States; OR, the employee objects to or refuses to participate in any activity that the employee, in good faith, believ es is a violation of the law or rule ; OR, the employee refuses to execute a directive which the employe e, in good faith, believes violates any law or rule adopted under the laws of this state, a political subdivision of this state or the United States; OR, the employee participates in an investigation, hearing, or inquiry conducted by any governmental entity or any court action which concerns allegations that the employer has violated any law or rule adopted under the laws of this state, a political su bdivision of this state, or the United States. RIGHTS AND REMEDIES - RSA 275 -E:4 After the employee has made a reasonable effort to maintain or restore his/her rights through any grievance procedure or similar process available with the employer And has filed the written complaint with the New Hampshire Department of Labor. He/she may request a hearing with the New Hampshire Department of Labor , which can result in a judgment to order reinstatement, payment of fringe benefits, seniority rights, and inju nctive relief . ADDITIONAL RIGHTS AND REMEDIES FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ONLY - RSA 275 -E:8 and 9 Public employees can issue complaints to the New Hampshire Department of Labor , who has the authority to investigate complaints or information concerning the p ossible existence of any activity constituting fraud, waste, or abuse in the expenditure of any public funds, whether state or local, or relating to programs and operations involving the procurement of any supplies, services, or construction by governmenta l entities within the state. The identity of the person who filed the complaint shall not be disclosed without his or her written consent, unless such disclosure is to a law enforcement agency that is conducting a criminal investigation. No governmenta l entity shall take any retaliatory action against a public employee who, in good faith, files a complaint under this section and the public employee shall be afforded all protections under RSA 275 -E:2. No governmental entity shall threaten, discipline, demote, fire, transfer, reassign, or discriminate against a public employee who files a complaint with the department of labor under RSA 275 -E:8 or otherwise discloses or threatens to disclose activities or information that the employee reasonably believes violates RSA 275 -E:2, represents a gross mismanagement or waste of public funds, property, or manpower, or evidences an abuse of authority or a danger to the public health and safety. Inspection Division Rudolph W. Ogden, III Ken Merrifiel d PO Box 2076 Deputy Commissioner Commissioner Concord NH 03302 -2076 Telephone – (603) 271 -1492 & 271 -3176 Rev. 02 -01 -18
Other New Hampshire Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional twelve 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.
- Original poster PDF https://www.nh.gov/labor/documents/whistleblower-poster.pdf , updated February 2023
- New Hampshire Labor Law Posters at http://www.nh.gov/labor/forms/mandatory-posters.htm
- New Hampshire Department Of Labor
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