HR

HR DURING COVID-19

Who needs human resources? As we have all recently learned — just about everyone! Human resources during times of crisis (or pandemic, as the case may be) are crucial to business. Don’t believe me? Let’s look at what HR has been asked to do during the last week and a half: Layoff hundreds (sometimes thousands) […]

NAE ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2020 HR PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

Nominate an outstanding HR Professional for our 2020 HR Professional of the Year Award! Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) is accepting nominations for our 2020 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 […]

ENGLISH-ONLY RULE COSTS EMPLOYER $2.6 MILLION

Rules requiring that employees speak English in the workplace at all times are generally presumed to violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Nevertheless, English only policies persist and language discrimination lawsuits are on an upswing in recent years. Recently, a San Antonio area spa agreed to pay more than $2.6 million […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

Go for the GOAL! We hear a lot about goal setting in HR. Project Goals. Performance Goals. Achievement Goals.  Compensation Goals.  It’s become such a buzzword that the actual premise of goal setting has become lost – which is a shame because goals done right equal work done well. Think of a goal as a […]

Are Apprenticeship Programs Worth It?

The Nevada Association of Employers helps Nevada businesses navigate HR services and employment-related questions. Our HR professionals can help you optimize your business’s recruitment, selection and retention of employees. There are many types of workers you might want to hire for your business including contractors, consultants, employees, interns and apprentices. In this article we talk […]

DOCUMENTATION MISTAKES THAT CAN UNDERMINE YOU

Document. Document. Document. When faced with a claim or lawsuit, documentation can make or break an employer’s defense. Often, no documentation is the issue and that can be fatal. No documentation makes it appear that the employer did not care enough to make a note of what was going on – or worse, that the […]

HR Compliance Is Easier Than You Think

The Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) has been an invaluable resource for Nevada employers since 1938. Our staff of HR professionals is equipped with the knowledge and experience to assist employers in navigating the often-complex world of employment-related statutes and regulations.  Our team offers time-tested services and support for our members. In this article we discuss […]

TABOO DISCUSSIONS & HOW THEY IMPACT COMPANY CULTURE

We at the Nevada Association of Employers extend our deepest condolences to the victims and families of gun violence in Pittsburg, PA and Matthews, NC. As Nevada employers and employees reflect on the increasing gun violence in the United States, it is tempting to discuss causes for the violence and potential solutions to curbing it. […]

SALARIED EXEMPT EMPLOYEES — BUT ARE THEY?

By some estimates up to 70% of employers are in violation of some provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Misclassifying of employees as exempt is one of the most common violations and can be the most costly. Why is misclassification so common? Because the rules surrounding who is exempt are some of the most […]

IS SECRET RECORDING PERMITTED IN NEVADA?

It was recently reported that Omarosa Manigault Newman, former reality television star on The Apprentice, secretly recorded conversations she had with President Donald Trump during her time as his presidential aid. It’s reported that Manigault Newman also recorded conversations in the White House’s ‘situation room’, one of the most secure areas in the White House. […]

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