New Hampshire Citizens Alliance

Senator Dan Feltes Commends House Passage of Flexible Work Arrangements Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 12, 2016
Contact: Ryan Mahoney
603-271-7587

Concord – Sen.Dan Feltes (D-Concord), the prime sponsor of SB 416, which prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who request flexible work arrangements, released the following statement afterthe House passed SB 416 yesterday:

“Hardworking Granite Staters should not have to choose between work and family,”said Sen. Feltes. “By prohibiting retaliation against workers who request a flexible work arrangement, SB 416 empowers workers to make those requests for flexibility, and it enables employers to keep good workers."

“This legislation sends a strong, positive message to our families, our businesses, and our economy. Workplace flexibility means greater worker retention and greater productivity, and it helps to attract and retain more young working families. I am pleased at the progress we’ve made on this important issue, and I thank our colleagues in the House for their support of this bipartisan legislation to continue our efforts to make New Hampshire the best place to live, work, and raise a family.”