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RESULTS OF THE 2019 NEVADA PAY SURVEY NOW AVAILABLE

The 2019 Nevada Pay Survey results are now available. On an annual basis, Nevada Association of Employers conducts a survey of employers throughout the state to get up-to-date market data on how employers compensate their employees. The survey is made up of over 600 job titles across 15 industry categories, including casino/gaming, manufacturing, restaurant, mining, […]

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 […]

COMPONENT 2 EEO-1 PORTAL SET TO OPEN JULY 15TH

As we have advised previously, employers who are required to submit the EEO-1 Report annually will have to submit Component 2 data (hours worked and pay data by race, ethnicity and sex) for 2017 and 21018 no later than September 30, 2019. The deadline to submit Component 1 data was May 31, 2019. The Equal […]

IN THE WAKE OF WORKPLACE VIOLENCE: THE IMPORTANCE OF PREPARED DISCIPLINE AND DISCHARGE

The recent events at a Northern California car dealership, which left three people dead, highlight the importance of being prepared when disciplining and discharging employees. Just after 6:00pm on Tuesday, June 25th, police responded to multiple reports of shots being fired at a car dealership in Morgan Hill, California. When police arrived, they found a […]

Nevada’s Cannabis Industry to Gain Access to Banking?

Nevada cannabis laws have made recreational marijuana use legal for years now. However, since cannabis is still considered illegal at a federal level, federal laws prohibit cannabis related business from having access to financial institutions such as banks. Businesses are forced to work on a cash basis, putting both customers and employees at an increased […]

NEVADA FIRMS BARRED FROM USING MARIJUANA TEST TO REJECT JOB SEEKERS

After nearly two years of allowing recreational marijuana use, Nevada has enacted a law restricting most employers from using a marijuana drug test to reject potential employees. The move comes as a growing number of Nevada businesses move away from cannabis screening as more job applicants use the recreational drug. Since the legalization of marijuana, […]

UPDATE FROM THE 2019 NEVADA LEGISLATIVE SESSION

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 […]

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. […]

PAY DATA FOR 2017 & 2018 DUE BY SEPTEMBER 30TH

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that covered employers must submit Component 2 data (hours worked and pay data by race, ethnicity, and sex) for 2017 and 2018 by September 30, 2019. The deadline for submitting Component 1 data (the number of employees by job category, race, sex, and ethnicity) remains unchanged. Covered […]

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