TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER Emp 100ORGANIZATIONAL RULES

††††††††† PART Emp 101DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.01Bureau

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.02Commissioner

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.03Department

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.04Deputy Commissioner

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.05Employing Unit

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.06Equivalent or Better Work

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.07House Counsel

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.08Immediately Available

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.09Most Recent Employer - REPEALED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.10Not Immediately Available

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.11Permanent Work

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.12Services

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.13Substantially Less Favorable

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.14Temporary Work

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 101.15Week

 

††††††††† PART Emp 102DESCRIPTION OF THE DEPARTMENT

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 102.01Commissioner; Commissionerís Office

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 102.02Deputy Commissioner

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 102.03House Counsel

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 102.04Employment Service Bureau

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 102.05Unemployment Compensation Bureau

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 102.06Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau

 

††††††††† PART Emp 103PUBLIC REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 103.01Obtaining Records

 

CHAPTER Emp 200COMPLAINTS AND HEARING PROCEDURES

††††††††† PART Emp 201APPEAL FROM DETERMINATION OF EMPLOYER LIABILITY

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 201.01Form and Content

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 201.02Notice of Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 201.03Evidence, Testimony and Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 201.04Examination of Department Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 201.05Examination of Parties and Witnesses

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 201.06Scope of Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 201.07Adjournment, Postponement and Continuance

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 201.08Failure to Request Continuance or Postponement, or to Appear

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 201.09Decision

 

††††††††† PART Emp 202APPEAL TRIBUNAL

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 202.01Appeal to and Hearing by Appeal Tribunal

 

††††††††† PART Emp 203APPELLATE DIVISION - EXPIRED - RESERVED

 

††††††††† PART Emp 204APPROVAL OF FEES

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 204.01Scope of Rules

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 204.02Written Petitions

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 204.03Approval of Fees

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 204.04Reconsideration

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 204.05Hearings

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 204.06Decision

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 204.07Waiver of Rules

 

††††††††† PART Emp 205DECLARATORY RULINGS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 205.01Petition for Declaratory Ruling

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 205.02Disposition of Petitions for Declaratory Rulings

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 205.03Effect of Declaratory Ruling

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 205.04Filing and Publication of Declaratory Rulings

 

††††††††† PART Emp 206RECORDS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 206.01Destruction of Records

 

††††††††† PART Emp 207PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.02Application

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.03Party

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.04Presiding Officer; Appointment; Authority

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.05Withdrawal of Presiding Officer or Department Official

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.06Waiver or Suspension of Rules by Presiding Officer

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.07Date of Issuance or Filing

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.08Format of Documents

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.09Delivery of Documents

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.10Computation of Time

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.11Motions; Objections

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.12Commencement of Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.13Docket Numbers

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.14Notice of Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.15Appearances and Representation

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.16Prehearing Conference

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.17Role of Department Staff in Enforcement or Disciplinary Hearings

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.18Role of Complainants in Enforcement or Disciplinary Hearings

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.19Intervention

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.20Postponements and Continuances

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.21Failure to Attend Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.22Voluntary Production of Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.23Motions to Compel Production of Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.24Pre-Hearing Disclosure of Witnesses and Exhibits

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.25Record of the Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.26Standard and Burden of Proof

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.27Testimony; Order of Proceeding

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.28Evidence

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.29Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.30Closing the Record

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.31Reopening the Record

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.32Decisions

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.33Filing and Content of Motion for Rehearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 207.34Standard for Granting Motion for Rehearing

 

††††††††† PART Emp 208RULEMAKING PETITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 208.01Petition for Adoption, Amendment or Repeal of Rules

 

††††††††† PART Emp 209RULEMAKING PUBLIC COMMENT HEARINGS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 209.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 209.02Scope

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 209.03Notice

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 209.04Media Access

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 209.05Moderator

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 209.06Public Participation

 

††††††††† PART Emp 210EXPLANATION OF ADOPTED RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 210.01Requests for Explanation of Adopted Rules

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 210.02Contents of Explanation

 

††††††††† PART Emp 211APPEAL FROM DENIAL OF CONTINUED ELIGIBILITY FOR BENEFITS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 211.01Required Department Actions

 

CHAPTER Emp 300EMPLOYER REQUIREMENTS

††††††††† PART Emp 301DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 301.01Break in Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 301.02Casual Labor

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 301.03Compact Disk

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 301.04Contract for Services

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 301.05Date of Hire

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 301.06Diskette

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 301.07Magnetic Media

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 301.08Multistate Employing Unit

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 301.09Work State

 

††††††††† PART Emp 302PAYMENTS IN KIND

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 302.01Reasonable Value for Payments in Kind

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 302.02Payments in Kind for the Convenience of the Employer

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 302.03Tips and Gratuities

 

††††††††† PART Emp 303RECORDS AND REPORTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.01Notice of Employment

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.02Quarterly Reports

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.021 Filing Quarterly Reports Online

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.022 Filing Quarterly Reports via Magnetic Media

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.023 Making Corrections to Tax and Wage Information Previously Reported

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.03Information Regarding Reported Earnings or Hours

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.04Authority and Identity Required

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.05Records to be Kept by Each Employing Unit and Each Employer

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.06Penalty - EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.07Force and Effect of Instructions on Forms - EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.08Notice of Claim and Verification Request Form

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.09Mailing Address

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.10Authorized Agents

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.11Filing Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.12Request for Wage Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.13Mass Layoffs

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.14Part-Time Work Information - EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 303.15Trade, Business, and Workforce Transfer Report

 

††††††††† PART Emp 304CONTRIBUTIONS AND DEBTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 304.01Contributions Due and Payable

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 304.02Reimbursing Employers

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 304.03Group Accounts

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 304.04Charging of Benefits in Cases of Two or More Concurrent Employers

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 304.05Computation Date and Tax Rate in Event of Successorship

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 304.06Chargeable Employer if No Most Recent Employer - EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 304.07Temporary Unemployment Compensation Crisis Assessment - EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 304.08 Reestablishment of Rights to a Reduced Merit Rate - EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 304.09Adverse Rating Cost - EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 304.10Most Recent Employer - EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 304.11Transfers of Experience and Assignment of Rates

 

††††††††† PART Emp 305NOTICES

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 305.01Posting Notices

 

††††††††† PART Emp 306EMPLOYER ELECTIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 306.01Employer Elections to Cover Multi-State Workers

 

††††††††† PART Emp 307EMPLOYEE LEASING

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 307.01Scope of Rule

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 307.02Definitions

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 307.03Common Paymaster Arrangements

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 307.04Notification

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 307.05Reporting and Payment Requirements

 

††††††††† PART Emp 308NEW HIRE

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 308.01Purpose of the Rule

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 308.02Reporting Required

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 308.03Multistate Employing Units

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 308.04Timely Reporting

 

CHAPTER Emp 400ADMINISTRATION

††††††††† PART Emp 401RESERVED

 

††††††††† PART Emp 402PAYMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 402.01Form, Dishonored and Application

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 402.02Interest on Overpayments

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 402.03Contributions Due and Payable

 

††††††††† PART Emp 403SETTLEMENT OF CONFORMITY ISSUES

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 403.01Coverage of Government Units and "Non-Profit" Organizations

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 403.02RESERVED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 403.03Restricting the Effect of RSA 282-A:16 to Professional Athletes

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 403.04Defining the "Between Times" Denial of Compensation - REPEALED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 403.05Exemption Not to Apply - REPEALED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 403.06Successive Benefit Year Earnings Requirement

 

††††††††† PART Emp 404JOB TRAINING PROGRAM

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.02Scope

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.03Definitions

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.04Eligibility Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.05Non-Eligible

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.06 Entity Match Requirement

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.07Non-Acceptable Use of Grant Funds

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.08Acceptable Use of Grant Funds

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.09Starting and Completion Dates

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.10Incomplete Applications

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.11 WorkInvestNH Grant Application Confidentiality

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.12WorkInvestNH Grant Limitations

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.13WorkInvestNH Training Evaluation Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.14WorkInvestNH Grant Application

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.15Submittal

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.16Acknowledgment of Application and Application Review

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.17Notification

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.18Training Fund Contract

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.19Reimbursement of Funds

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.20Time Limit for Reimbursement

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.21Grant Funds Used or Not Used

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.22Failure to Comply

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.23 Training Evaluation Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.24Program Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.25Participant Eligibility

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.26Initial Assessment

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.27Employment Support Services

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.28On-the-job Training

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 404.29Termination from WorkNowNH

 

††††††††† PART Emp 405ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 405.01Claimant Correspondence

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 405.02Claimant Access to Electronic Correspondence

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 405.03Employer Benefit Correspondence - REPEALED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 405.04Employer Access to Electronic Correspondence

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 405.05Representative Benefit Correspondence - - REPEALED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 405.06Representative Access to Electronic Correspondence - - REPEALED

 

†††††††††††††† PART Emp 406COORDINATION OF EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION WITH REGULAR COMPENSATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 406.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 406.02Eligible Claimant

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 406.03Claim for Benefits

 

†††††† PART Emp 407COORDINATION OF EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION AND THE STATE-FEDERAL EXTENDED BENEFITS PROGRAM

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 407.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 407.02Benefits Available

 

††††††††† PART Emp 408ADJUSTMENT OF OVERPAID BENEFIT ACCOUNTS BY COMPROMISE

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 408.01Compromise

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 408.02Recommendation of Compromise

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 408.03Notice of Acknowledgement and Mode of Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 408.04Rebuttable Presumption

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 408.05Totality of the Circumstances

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 408.06Factors to be Considered

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 408.07Injured Spouse Allocation

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 408.08Notice of Commissionerís Decision on Request to Compromise

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 408.09Request for Reconsideration

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 408.10The Collection Process and Requests for Compromise

 

††††††††† PART Emp 409OFFSET OF FEDERAL TAX REFUND PAYMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 409.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 409.02Definitions

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 409.03Advance Notification and Opportunity to Present Evidence

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 409.04Certification

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 409.05Forbearance

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 409.06Contents of Request for Forbearance

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 409.07Injured Spouse Allocation

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 409.08Extreme Financial Hardship

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 409.09The Offset of Federal Tax Refund Payments and Requests for Forbearance

 

††††††††† PART Emp 410ALIENS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 410.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 410.02Wages

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 410.03Benefits

 

††††††††† PART Emp 411SELF-EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 411.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 411.02Definitions

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 411.03Claimant Requirements for Consideration for the PTW Program

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 411.04Application Review Process

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 411.05Continued Weekly Filing Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 411.06Eligibility for the Self-Employment Assistance Allowance

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 411.07Program Participation Requirements and Monitoring

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 411.08Exhaustion of Self-Employment Assistance Allowance

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 411.09Termination from the PTW Program

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 411.10Appeal Procedure

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 411.11Enrollment Limitation

 

CHAPTER Emp 500CLAIMANT REQUIREMENTS

††††††††† PART Emp 501REGISTRATION FOR WORK AND FILING OF CLAIMS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.01Work Registration

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.02RESERVED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.03Initial Claims

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.04Time and Place for Filing Continued Claims

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.05Filing a Claim After Starting Work

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.06Effective Date of Claim

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.07REPEALED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.08Profiling and Reemployment Services

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.09Wage Voucher

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.10Wages During Week Claimed

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.11Employment Services

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.12Work Search

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.13Claims Filed Over the Internet

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.14Failure to Report for Employment Services

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 501.15Part-Time Availability and Shift Availability - EXPIRED

 

††††††††† PART Emp 502UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION PAYMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 502.01Where and How Payments Made

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 502.02Benefits Due Deceased Claimants

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 502.03 Overpayment Without Fault

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 502.04Basis for Computation of Annual Earnings

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 502.05Deduction and Withholding From Benefits

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 502.06Earnings from Self-Employment

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 502.07Application of Wages

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 502.08Waiting Week

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 502.09Penalty Weeks under RSA 282-A:164

 

††††††††† PART Emp 503TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 503.01Voluntary Quit Without Good Cause

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 503.02Voluntary Leaving of Incidental Employment

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 503.03Leaving of Self-Employment or Closing Business

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 503.04Self-Employment - EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 503.05End of School Year

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 503.06Leaving Employment Necessary Due to Domestic Abuse

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 503.07Leaving Employment for Better Available Work - EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 503.08Leaving Employment Due to Pregnancy or to an Illness or Injury that is Not Work Related

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 503.09Leaving Employment to Accompany Spouse

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 503.10Leaving Employment Due to the Illness or Disability of a Member of the Individualís Immediate Family

 

††††††††† PART Emp 504SELECTION AND TRAINING PROCEDURES

††††††††††††††††† Section Emp 504.01Approved Training

 

††††††††† PART Emp 505ADDITIONAL BENEFITS - EXPIRED