Compliance

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 […]

PRE-SHIFT COVID-19 SCREENINGS AND SELF-ASSESSMENTS

Following Governor Sisolak’s May 7, 2020 announcement to begin Phase 1 of the Nevada United Roadmap to Recovery, many businesses were permitted to reopen under certain restrictions. The State of Nevada subsequently issued industry specific guidance on those restrictions for the businesses permitted to reopen. Notably, for every industry it is either mandatory or suggested […]

USE OF PTO & FFCRA LEAVE CONCURRENTLY POSSIBLE SAYS DOL

The Department of Labor (DOL) has been updating it’s guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) for employers as new issues come up in the implementation of this new law. One recent update clarified in what situations an employee may be able to take employer-provided paid time off concurrently with certain FFCRA leaves. […]

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that NAE specializes in Nevada and Federal laws? NAE is one of the most well regarded, trustworthy resources in the state when it comes to keeping your business compliant and running smoothly. As our state continues to grow, the number of employers who are unsure of local rules and regulations increases. When […]

MAKING PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS IN NEVADA

Under what circumstances can an employer in Nevada make deductions from an employee’s paycheck? As with many questions involving the law, the answer is it depends. Without authorization from the employee, employers may make deductions from an employee’s paycheck for (1) any amount required by law (i.e. taxes, child support, etc.) and (2) contributions to […]

NEW FORM I-9 RELEASED

The day we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. The new I-9 has been released. Employers should start using the new form right away. There was only a minor change to the computer fillable form. The print version is still the same however, employers still need to use the updated form to reflect the […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

Picture this: One of your long-term employees has called out, on average, twice a week for the last 6 weeks. When he calls out, he tells his manager it is to care for his wife, who is ill. His work starts to fall behind. The manager is getting frustrated and writes him up for excessive […]

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