Minimum Wage

COMMENTS SOUGHT ON NEW NEVADA LAWS

The Labor Commissioner is seeking public comment on several of the laws that came out of the 2019 Nevada Legislative Session. Public comment will assist the Labor Commissioner in crafting regulations that will clarify the new laws and how they impact employers. The purpose of the public comment is to assist the Labor Commissioner in […]

TALKS CONTINUE REGARDING INCREASING NEVADA MINIMUM WAGE

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. […]

2019 MINIMUM WAGE AND OVERTIME RATES ANNOUNCED

The Office of the Labor Commissioner has released the annual bulletins for Nevada’s minimum wage and daily overtime requirements. The rates will take effect on July 1, 2019. Minimum wage remains unchanged for 2019. The minimum wage for employees who are offered qualified health benefits from their employers will be $7.25 per hour and $8.25 […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

By: Amy Matthews, SPHR It’s 1938. Franklin Delano Roosevelt is President. America is unionizing, it’s “depressed,” and there’s a New Deal on the table. Immersed within this monumental piece of legislation was the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA introduced some important wage and hour concepts that had not existed before; all of which […]

INCREASE TO MINIMUM WAGE AMONG GOVERNOR’S PRIORITIES

Governor Steve Sisolak outlined his priorities for his administration during his inaugural State of the State address on January 16th. Among those priorities is raising the minimum wage for Nevada workers. Sisolak praised the progress and economic growth that Nevada is experiencing. He noted that his goal is to ensure “every family, sitting around every […]

MINIMUM WAGE IN NEVADA

Minimum wage in Nevada has been a hot topic as of late, but the Nevada Association of Employers in here to clear up the changes. Currently, the minimum wage in Nevada is $8.25 USD.  (View full article from Fox 5 news, here.) If an employer offers health insurance, alternatively, the minimum wage is then $7.25 […]

LABOR COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCES MINIMUM WAGE & OVERTIME RATES FOR 2018

Minimum Wage & Overtime Rates Remain Unchanged for 2018 The Office of the Labor Commissioner has released the annual bulletins for Nevada’s minimum wage and daily overtime requirements that will take effect July 1, 2018. The rates for the upcoming year will remain unchanged from last year. This is the seventh year in a row […]

DOL ANNOUNCES NEW TEST FOR INTERNS

On January 5, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new test for determining whether interns are employees who must be paid in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL adopted the primary beneficiary test for determining whether an intern is an employee under the FLSA. Previously, the DOL had used […]

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