New Hampshire State Laws
Additional State Laws
Effective April 18, 2019Ban The Box
New Hampshire passed House Bill 253, which creates a statewide Ban the Box law. Employers may not include questions about arrests, charges, convictions or criminal violations on job applications. An employer may inquire about an applicant’s criminal history during or after an interview.
Exceptions are made for positions:
Background checks that are used by employers to make informed hiring decisions cannot contain: