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EEOC SAYS IT CANNOT COLLECT PAY DATA BY MAY 31ST

At a hearing on April 16th, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said it wasn’t feasible to collect employee pay data by May 31st when all other EEO-1 data is due. EEOC Chief Data Officer, Samuel Haffer, testified that moving the reporting deadline for pay data any sooner than September 30th would cause the third-party […]

HEARING SCHEDULED FOR EEO-1 PAY DATA SUBMISSION DEADLINE

As we informed you last month, a federal judge reinstated the expanded EEO-1 reporting requirements. This decision would require employers who have 100 or more employees and most federal contractors with 50 or more employees to report pay data – in addition to race, ethnicity, and sex – in their annual EEO-1 Report. But when would this […]

DOL PROPOSES FOUR-FACTOR JOINT EMPLOYER TEST

The definition of who is a joint employer and what control do they have to exercise (or don’t) has been a topic of discussion for the last several years. The Department of Labor (DOL) has become the latest federal agency to jump into the fray. The DOL has proposed a rule that would update the […]

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 […]

NAE ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2019 HR PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

Nominate an outstanding HR Professional for our 2019 HR Professional of the Year Award! Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) is accepting nominations for our 2019 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 […]

DOL PROPOSES CHANGE TO OVERTIME RULE; INCREASES SALARY THRESHOLD

As we have been advising for the last several years, the Department of Labor has been considering an update to the overtime threshold under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Many anticipated we would see the change sometime this year. On March 7, 2019, the Department of Labor issued its proposed rule which, if adopted, would […]

2019 NEVADA PAY SURVEY UNDERWAY

It’s that time of year again! Nevada Association of Employers is currently collecting data for our annual Nevada Pay Survey. NAE encourages all Nevada businesses to participate in our annual pay survey. Whether you are in the Reno/Sparks area, Las Vegas, Carson City, or Elko, your pay data is important to us. Your pay data helps us determine what […]

DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND GAMING CONTROL BOARD TO COLLECT SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION POLICIES FROM LICENSEES

As we advised earlier this month, Governor Sisolak signed an Executive Order shortly after taking the oath of office creating the Governor’s Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policy. The eleven member task force is charged with reviewing sexual harassment policies and procedures from state agencies and reporting on its findings. It is clear […]

GOVERNOR CREATES SEXUAL HARASSMENT TASK FORCE

Governor Steve Sisolak was sworn in as Nevada’s 30th Governor on January 7, 2019. As his first official act as Governor, Sisolak signed an executive order establishing the Governor’s Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Law and Policy. “There is no place for workforce sexual harassment or discrimination in Nevada, period. And if we […]

2019 STANDARD MILEAGE RATES ANNOUNCED

The IRS has issued the optional 2019 standard mileage rates used to calculate deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical and moving purposes. Beginning January 1, 2019, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car, van, pickup, or panel truck will be: 58 cents per mile for business miles driven […]

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