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NEVADA OSHA ISSUES UPDATED COVID-19 GUIDANCE FOLLOWING INDOOR MASK MANDATE

Additionally, Nevada OSHA has updated it’s COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to address questions that have come up related to the indoor mask mandate. While the FAQs can be found on the Nevada OSHA website, we have compiled them below for convenience. Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) will continue to monitor the latest developments regarding […]

HOLIDAYS AND PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT

Recently President Biden signed bipartisan legislation that made Juneteenth (June 19th) a federal holiday. Juneteenth is the first new federal holiday in nearly 40 years. It marks the day news of emancipation reached the last remaining slaves in Texas — nearly two months after the end of the Civil War and two years after the […]

INCENTIVES FOR COVID-19 VACCINATION

While the number of people seeking information on getting a COVID-19 vaccine increased significantly after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that fully vaccinated individuals no longer needed to wear masks, only about 40% of the population in the United States is currently fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccine hesitancy has been an […]

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 […]

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