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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 […]

DETAILS ON THE LATEST COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

Last week President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act — an economic relief package total $1.9 trillion. While much of the focus has been on the $1,400 direct payments, the relief package also includes money for vaccine rollout, school reopening, small businesses, and more. This is the first major piece of legislation to come […]

RETALIATION MOST COMMON CLAIM FILED WITH EEOC IN 2020

Each year the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) releases detailed statistics on the charges filed with its office. On February 26th, the EEOC released its statistics for fiscal year 2020, which ran from October 2019 through September 2020. Again, retaliation was the most frequently cited claim in charges filed with the EEOC. In 2020, retaliation […]

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ISSUES GUIDANCE ON ELECTRONIC POSTING OF FEDERAL NOTICES

In the last year, due to the COVID pandemic, many employers have transitioned some or all of their workforce to remote work. That has raised the question of how to comply with the requirement to post certain notices in a conspicuous place for employees to view. Until recently, there wasn’t an answer to that question. […]

DOL RELEASES FINAL RULE CLARIFYING INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR TEST

On January 20, 2021, the Biden Administration issued a memorandum implementing a regulatory freeze, asking the heads of all executive departments and agencies to halt all non-emergency rulemaking pending a review by the new administration. This regulatory freeze likely means the end for the Final Rule on the independent contractor test issued on January 6, […]

PAYROLL TAXES FOR 2021

The following information is provided to assist employers in understanding their employment and payroll tax obligations for 2021. Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) encourages employers to consult with their tax advisor for advice on implementing these tax obligations. Unemployment Insurance Effective January 1, 2021, the Nevada taxable wage base for calendar year 2021 is $33,400 […]

IRS ANNOUNCES 2021 STANDARD MILEAGE RATE

On December 22, 2020, the IRS released it’s annual optional standard mileage rate for 2021. The optional standard mileage rate is used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning January 1, 2021, the optional standard mileage rates are: 56 cents per mile driven for business […]

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