Employment

THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF GENDER IN THE WORKPLACE

Male. Female. Nonbinary. The way we think about gender is changing. Employers need to understand this changing landscape so gender-related issues do not arise in the workplace. The Statistics A recent study by the Williams Institute, a part of UCLA Law School, estimated that there are nearly 1.4 million transgender or gender-nonbinary adults in the […]

IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT INCREASING – ARE YOU READY FOR AN ICE VISIT?

Under the Trump Administration, immigration enforcement is increasing. This is apparent from the recent raid of nearly 100 7-Eleven stores around the country, including Nevada, resulting in at least 21 arrests. Are you ready for a visit from ICE? Earlier this year, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced a comprehensive […]

ETHICS AND WORKPLACE VIOLENCE: A BALANCE

Motivation is the underlying drive of individuals to accomplish tasks and goals, but the question is, how do you get your employees motivated? There are many factors that can influence employee motivation including the organization’s internal structure, the integrity of your company’s operations, and the company culture as a whole. In the workplace, it is integral to motivate […]

EMPLOYERS ARE CONSIDERING RELAXING POT TESTING

Opinion By: Thoran Towler, Chief Executive Officer, Nevada Association of Employers As we start to roll through 2018, the challenges of legalized marijuana continue for Nevada employers. “I can’t find a single applicant that isn’t stoned!” This was the key comment from a call I recently received from a frustrated client calling our human resources […]

EEOC RELEASES 2017 ENFORCEMENT DATA

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released enforcement and litigation data for fiscal year 2017, which ended September 30, 2017. In 2017, the EEOC received 84,254 workplace discrimination charges and secured $398 million from private employers and state and local government employers through voluntary resolutions and litigation. The breakdown of charges received is as follows: […]

HOW MUCH ADA LEAVE IS REQUIRED?

Raymond Severson, plaintiff in Severson v. Heartland Woodcraft Inc., has asked the United States Supreme Court to clarify how much leave is required under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Appeals Courts have issued conflicting opinions on the matter, which has created confusion for employers. The Supreme Court has not decided whether it will […]

DON’T MISS THESE UPCOMING DEADLINES

Stay On Top of These Dates to Stay Compliant Staying on top of all the filing deadlines and reporting dates can be difficult. Even the most organized employer can miss a deadline. Missing filing deadlines and reporting dates can result in adverse consequences for the employer. To ensure you remain in compliance, Nevada Association of Employers has […]

MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE — WHAT TO WATCH FOR

Mental health issues in the workplace have received more and more attention in recent years, and statistics indicate the biggest opportunity for improvement lies within the Silver State. According to annual surveys and reports from the national nonprofit Mental Health America, Nevada annually ranks at the bottom in terms of adults and children having the […]

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