New Hampshire Hours Worked
New Hampshire requires employers to pay employees for all hours worked. New Hampshire has adopted the rules and regulations regarding hours worked set forth pursuant to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. NH Admin. Rules, Lab 803.04
New Hampshire law defines a workweek as a fixed period of 168 consecutive hours, which equates to 7 consecutive 24-hour periods. A workweek must start and end on a specified day of the week and hour of the day and coincide with the calendar week. NH Admin. Rules, Lab 802.02.
Meeting, lecture, and training time
Show up or reporting time
New Hampshire law requires employers to pay employees for a minimum of two (2) hours of work at their regular rate of pay if they report or show up to work at the employer’s request, regardless of how few hours they work. An employer is not required to pay an employee show up pay if it has made good faith, but unsuccessful, efforts to inform employees they do not need to report for a scheduled shift. NH Statute 275:43-a If employees are scheduled to work less than two hours in a shift, an employer does not need to pay them show up pay if it informed them in advance and in writing of the duration of the shift. NH Admin. Rules, Lab 803.03(i)