HR

HR Conference Benefits: Empowering Human Resource Leaders

The Nevada Employer Conference is an annual event for Nevada business professionals and HR leaders seeking to stay ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving landscape of employment law and human resources best practices. This year’s conference, taking place on Friday, June 21, 2024, in Reno, NV promises to be an even bigger and better […]

NETWORKING FOR HR PROFESSIONALS

Say the word networking to certain groups of people and you will get a horrified stare in return. Some professions attract people with more introverted personalities and human resources is one of them. Some people are surprised to hear this, as human resources is typically thought of as a job for “people who like people.”  […]

HOLIDAYS AND PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT

Recently President Biden signed bipartisan legislation that made Juneteenth (June 19th) a federal holiday. Juneteenth is the first new federal holiday in nearly 40 years. It marks the day news of emancipation reached the last remaining slaves in Texas — nearly two months after the end of the Civil War and two years after the […]

HR AND WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

Workers’ compensation is required in Nevada.  This is insurance that a business must have in place the moment it hires its first employee.  Workers’ compensation insurance covers medical benefits, lost wages, and retraining (when necessary) for an employee who is hurt on the job. The premiums for this insurance are based on wages, which are […]

NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2021 HR PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

Nominate an outstanding HR Professional for our 2021 HR Professional of the Year Award! Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) is accepting nominations for our 2021 HR Professional of the Year. This award is given out to recognize and honor excellence in Human Resources. Do you know someone who is an outstanding HR professional? Is there someone whose […]

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 […]

BEING A HR DEPARTMENT OF ONE

There used to be a rule of thumb in HR, when it came to the ratio of human resource professionals to employees.  One HR person for every 100 employees was the norm.  However, what wasn’t specified is the actual amount of work or responsibilities the HR person must handle for these 100 employees.  In a […]

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 […]

REVISIONS TO THE CDC’s DEFINITION OF “CLOSE CONTACT”

Through the pandemic, many employers have been relying on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) guidelines on what is considered a “close contact” exposure to COVID-19 for the purpose of contact tracing within their business. The CDC had previously defined a close contact exposure as an individual being within six feet of […]

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