New Hampshire Leave of Absence (FMLA) laws & HR compliance analysis

New Hampshire Leave of Absence (FMLA): What you need to know

In addition to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), some states have their own comprehensive family leave laws that may also require employers to grant employees time off for the birth or adoption of a child or to care for a family member with a serious illness.
However, New Hampshire does not have such a law.
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For in-depth guidance on leave and other employment matters related to maternity and pregnancy:
Public employees. Although New Hampshire does not have a family and medical leave law, public employees may take sick leave for maternity-related disabilities (NH Admin. Rules Per. Sec. 1209.01).
For in-depth guidance on state and local sick leave requirements:
Public employees. Public employees may use up to 5 days of sick leave per year to care for dependents living in the employee's house, and up to 4 days of sick leave per year for death in the employee's immediate family (NH Admin. Rules Per. Sec. 1204.05).
For in-depth guidance on leave and other employment matters related to employee military service:
Disaster relief services—state employees. Any state employee who is a certified disaster relief service volunteer of the American Red Cross may, with the authorization of the employee's supervisor, be granted up to 15 days' paid leave per fiscal year.
The leave may only be granted to participants in specialized disaster relief service work if:
• The request for service is made by the American Red Cross; and
• The disaster is designated as Level III or above according to the American Red ...

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