Bill Text: NH SB416 | 2016 | Regular Session | Chaptered


Bill Title: Relative to flexible working arrangements in employment.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-2-1)

Status: (Passed) 2016-06-10 - Signed by the Governor on 06/03/2016; Chapter 0182; Effective 09/01/2016 [SB416 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2016-SB416-Chaptered.html

CHAPTER 182

SB 416 - FINAL VERSION

03/17/2016   0945s

2016 SESSION

16-2948

06/04

 

SENATE BILL 416

 

AN ACT relative to flexible working arrangements in employment.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Kelly, Dist 10; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Woodburn, Dist 1; Rep. LeBrun, Hills. 32; Rep. Webb, Rock. 6; Rep. Rosenwald, Hills. 30; Rep. Luneau, Merr. 10; Rep. Gile, Merr. 27

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee who requests a flexible work schedule.

 

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/17/2016   0945s 16-2948

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Sixteen

 

AN ACT relative to flexible working arrangements in employment.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

182:1  New Section; Flexible Working Arrangement.  Amend RSA 275 by inserting after section 37-a the following new section:

275:37-b  Flexible Working Arrangement.  No employer shall retaliate against any employee solely because the employee requests a flexible work schedule.  Nothing in this section shall be construed to require any employer to accommodate a flexible work schedule.  Nothing in this section shall be construed to create a cause of action for failure to provide a flexible work schedule at an employee's request.

182:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 90 days after its passage.

Approved: June 3, 2016

Effective Date: September 1, 2016

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