New Hampshire The Whistleblower Protection Act Poster Required
The The Whistleblower Protection Act is a whistleblower law 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 shall not discharge, threaten, or discr iminate against any public or private employee If the employee, in good faith, reports or causes t o be reported an alleged violation of any law or r ule adopted under the laws of this state, a political s ubdivision of this state, or the United States; OR, the employee objects to or refuses to participa te in any activity that the employee, in good faith, believes is a violation of the law or rule ; OR, the employee refuses to execute a directive whi ch the employee, 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 allegatio ns that the employer has violated any law or rule adopted under the laws of this state, a political s ubdivision 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 emp loyer And has filed the written complaint with the New Ha mpshire 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, se niority rights, and injunctive 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 th e possible existence of any activity constituting fraud, waste, or abuse in the expenditure of any public fu nds, whether state or local, or relating to programs and operations involving the procurement of any supplie s, services, or construction by governmental 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 agen cy that is conducting a criminal investigation. No governmental entity shall take any retaliatory a ction against a public employee who, in good faith, files a complaint under this section and the public employe e 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 depa rtment of labor under RSA 275-E:8 or otherwise disc loses 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 safe ty. Inspection Division Kathryn J. Barger James W. Craig PO Box 2076 Deputy Commissioner Lab or Commissioner Concord NH 03302-2076 Telephone – (603) 271-1492 & 271-3176 Rev. 4/22/14
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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