Labor & Employment Law: Determining the Accrual Date of a Wrongful Discharge Action

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Preti Flaherty's Peter G. Callaghan and Gregory L. Silverman recently authored an article in the April 20th, 2016 edition of the New Hampshire Bar Association's Bar News. 

An employee has three years to bring a common law wrongful discharge claim in New Hampshire. Determining the exact date a wrongful discharge claim accrues remains an area of uncertainty under New Hampshire law.

Resolving the date after which a wrongful discharge claim is time-barred depends on the nature of the claim and whether the employee is alleging wrongful termination, a constructive discharge, or that the employer wrongfully failed to renew or offer a new contract....

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