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New Hire Reporting
Welfare reform legislation requires all employers to report certain information on "New Hires" to a designated state agency. In New Hampshire, that agency is NH Employment Security (NHES).

  • New Hire Reporting Contact Information
    Telephone: (603) 229-4371 or 1-800-803-4485
    Fax: (603) 224-0825

Report a Mass Layoff/Seasonal Layoff
Per RSA 282-A:45-a and Administrative Rule EMP 303.13, employers are required to report any temporary or permanent layoff of 25 or more individuals to New Hampshire Employment Security.

Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act
As of January 1, 2010, a new state law takes effect that will require all New Hampshire employers with 75 or more employees to issue a warning before closing facilities or laying-off more than one-third of the workforce. Damages and civil penalties can be assessed against employers who violate the Act. The new law is RSA 275-F which is commonly referred to as the WARN Act.

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New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)
45 South Fruit Street  |  Concord NH 03301  |  603-224-3311  |  1-800-852-3400
TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964
webmaster@nhes.nh.gov for web page related issues only