RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Upton & Hatfield values the health and well-being of our employees, clients, families, and communities. To uphold these values, we have implemented recommendations from the Center for Disease Control by encouraging our employees to work remotely whenever possible. This does not change our commitment to you, and we are still available to handle your legal needs and provide you with the highest quality legal services during these unsettled times. Our offices are open, but for urgent matters only in conformity with state and federal authority recommendations. If you have any questions or concerns, we are ready and available to discuss them with you. We want all of us to stay safe while we work during this temporary situation.

NH Human Resource Management Law

Our attorneys represent and counsel businesses regarding the following human resources management areas:

  • Discipline and discharge
  • Human Resource counseling related to employee hiring, compensation, evaluations, and documentation
  • Compliance with federal and state wage & hour, leave of absence, and anti-discrimination laws such as the FLSA, FMLA, ADA, ADEA, USERRA, the New Hampshire Law Against Discrimination, and the New Hampshire Whistleblowers’ Protection Act
  • Investigation of complaints of unlawful harassment, discrimination and other workplace misconduct
  • Personnel policies and handbooks
  • Trainings and workshops in all aspects of state and federal employment law
  • Non-competition agreements
  • Protection of confidential information and trade secrets
  • Non-solicitation of employees, customers, and clients
  • Representation in Department of Labor audits
  • Representation in wage claims claims filed at the New Hampshire Department of Labor
  • Representation in claims filed with the EEOC, New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, and/or state or federal court
  • Representation in claims filed with the Department of Employment Security
  • Drafting and reviewing employment agreements and severance agreements

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