2019 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title XXIII - Labor
Chapter 283 - Preference of Resident Laborers and Veterans
Section 283:4 - Employment of Veterans.

Universal Citation: NH Rev Stat § 283:4 (2019)
    283:4 Employment of Veterans. –
I. In public employment of clerks, office help, mechanics, laborers, inspectors, supervisors, foremen, janitors, peace officers, and relief employees in the construction of public works, public projects and in the conduct of city, town or district departments by a county, city, town, or district, or by persons contracting therewith for such construction, carrying out of relief projects and in the conduct of city, town, or district departments, preference shall be given to citizens of the state who have served in the armed forces of the United States, for not less than 90 days, in times of war, and have been discharged honorably therefrom or released from active duty therein, if equally qualified for said employment and if registered in accordance with the provisions of RSA 283:7. Where such employment is obtained from relief rolls or for persons in need, in cases of equal or greater need preference shall be given to such veterans.
II. When the state is the employer, preference in hiring shall be given to a veteran, as defined in RSA 21:50, if a veteran is one of multiple candidates who are otherwise equally qualified.

Source. 1935, 144:1. RL 219:4. 1943, 190:4. 2009, 217:1, eff. Sept. 13, 2009.

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