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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Detailed information on leave and other employment matters related to maternity and pregnancy is available in the Maternity and Pregnancy topical analysis.
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).
Detailed information on state and local sick leave requirements is available in the Sick Leave topical analysis.
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).
Detailed information on leave and other employment matters related to employee military service is available in the Military Service topical analysis.
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 ...

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