The 2019 Nevada Legislative Session ended on Monday, June 3rd with many bills heading to Governor Sisolak’s desk for signature. Below is a summary of some of the latest on new laws affecting Nevada employers, including when they will go into effect so you can prepare. AB456 – Minimum Wage Effective July 1, 2019 Minimum […]
We previously covered the Office of the Labor Commissioner’s bulletins for Nevada’s 2019 minimum wage and overtime rates. In that article we recapped that minimum wage remains unchanged for 2019, but that Assembly Bill 456 shoots to increase our minimum wage to $12.00 per hour when no qualifying health benefits are offered by the employer. […]
On February 1, Maine became the first state to protect employees from adverse employment action based on off-duty marijuana use. In anticipation of this change, the Maine Department of Labor removed marijuana from the list of drugs an employer can test in its model drug testing policy. Under the anti-discrimination provisions of “Question 1 – An […]
Included in the myriad of legislation that went through the Nevada Legislature this last year was Assembly Bill 54, which amended the accident reporting requirements for employers in Nevada. While the change is relatively small, it creates additional reporting requirements that employers need to know to ensure they are compliant from day one. The change […]
Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act Goes Into Effect October 1st On June 2, 2017, Governor Sandoval signed the Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act into law. The Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act requires employers with 15 or more employees to treat female employees and applicants for employment who are affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical […]
Senate Committee Approves Increase Yesterday, the Senate Commerce, Labor and Energy Committee passed Senate Bill 106 (SB 106) by a vote of 4-3, largely along party lines. SB 106 proposes increasing the minimum wage in Nevada each year until the minimum wage reached $11.00 per hour for employees who are offered qualifying health insurance and $12.00 per hour for […]
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