Compliance

DID YOU KNOW?

With an employee handbook you can communicate expectations for behavior, benefits, and working conditions. Without clear policies, an organization can struggle with enforcement of work performance standards. Because, without clear policies, how do employees know what is expected of them? In a recent unemployment hearing, a former employee (and unemployment claimant) was asked, “Did your […]

IS ASKING ABOUT THE COVID VACCINE A HIPAA VIOLATION?

In the best of times, people can get confused about what is (and is not) a HIPAA violation.  In pandemic times, with misinformation running rampant, we see it even more. Statements such as, “My manager wants to know if I got a COVID vaccine.  That’s a HIPAA violation!” and “HIPAA means you can’t ask me […]

HOW BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYEES ARE NAVIGATING THE COVID VACCINE

As the COVID-19 vaccine distribution continues nationwide, with more individuals becoming eligible for the vaccine, the question of how businesses are handling the vaccine in the workplace also continues. While everyone is eager for things to return to normal, legal and logistical concerns and employee attitude about the vaccine are causing some uncertainty on vaccine […]

NEW FMLA FORMS AND WHY YOU MIGHT WANT TO USE THEM

Last summer, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued new FMLA forms. With the focus for much of 2020 on the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have missed it, but don’t panic. If you are using the prior version of the forms, you are not out of compliance. The content of the forms are still applicable, regardless […]

AVOIDING AGE DISCRIMINATION DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Early in the pandemic, the primary concern of age discrimination in employment centered on the mass layoffs and furloughs that were being conducted when many businesses were ordered to shut down their operations. Often, when employers conduct mass layoffs there can be the tendency to let go of older (and likely more expensive) employees in […]

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that it is recommended to do a yearly I-9 audit? It is so important to do regular checks of your employee files and I-9s and this time of the year is the perfect time to do it. If you need assistance, NAE can help. Our team of experienced professionals can assist through […]

GOVERNOR ANNOUNCES NEW COVID-19 MITIGATION DIRECTIVES

In the midst of record COVID-19 cases in Nevada, Governor Steve Sisolak has announced new mitigation directives that will affect businesses statewide. Calling for a statewide “pause,” Governor Sisolak issued new capacity restrictions for certain business, as well as implementing a new mandatory mask mandate. The new restrictions are set to go into effect at […]

PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS FACE NEW REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO COVID-19

While many are familiar with the liability protections for businesses that came from Senate Bill 4 (SB4), it also implemented new requirements for public accommodations to limit the transmission of COVID-19 among employees and guests. Those provisions include implementation of a written response plan, which includes procedures for sanitization and handwashing, screening and social distancing, […]

HOW MANY EMPLOYEES DO YOU HAVE?

“How many employees do you have?” That seems like a fairly easy and straightforward question. It’s one we ask employers everyday so we can provide appropriate guidance on a variety of HR issues. The number of employees dictates what employment laws apply and what obligations the employer has to their employees. Whether we are talking […]

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