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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 […]

NLRB REVERSES ON TEST FOR JOINT EMPLOYERS

You may recall last August we told you about legislation making its way through Congress to provide a permanent (and more favorable) definition of the joint employer relationship. The Save Local Business Act is still making its way through Congress. However, in the interim, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has changed it’s position twice […]

COURT RULES TRANSGENDER DISCRIMINATION VIOLATES TITLE VII

Earlier this month, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Michigan—ruled that employers cannot discriminate against transgender and transitioning employees. Doing so would violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This case, Stephens v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., is the second ruling from a federal court […]

COMING SOON – AUDIT & CORRECT FLSA ERRORS WITHOUT PENALTIES

On March 6th, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new program to encourage employers to audit their records and correct wage and hour violations they discover without fear of retribution. The DOL recognizes that employers often find errors—failure to pay overtime, misclassification of employees, etc.—when they conduct self-audits […]

2018 NEVADA PAY SURVEY NOW OPEN

Nevada Association of Employers member organizations who participate in our 2018 Nevada Pay Survey receive a copy of the results for FREE. All others may purchase a copy of the results based on the fee schedule below: The results of the 2018 Nevada Pay Survey will be published in July 2018. Can’t wait that long? […]

TERMINATION FOR MARIJUANA USE? NOT SO FAST.

Termination for Medical Marijuana Use Goes to Court Clark County District Judge Mark Bailus is allowing a wrongful termination case against Sunrise Hospital to move forward. On Tuesday, Judge Bailus rejected Sunrise Hospital’s motion to dismiss a former employee’s lawsuit alleging wrongful termination in violation of Nevada’s medical marijuana law. The lawsuit also alleges that […]

EEOC RELEASES 2017 ENFORCEMENT DATA

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released enforcement and litigation data for fiscal year 2017, which ended September 30, 2017. In 2017, the EEOC received 84,254 workplace discrimination charges and secured $398 million from private employers and state and local government employers through voluntary resolutions and litigation. The breakdown of charges received is as follows: […]

DON’T MISS THESE UPCOMING DEADLINES

Stay On Top of These Dates to Stay Compliant Staying on top of all the filing deadlines and reporting dates can be difficult. Even the most organized employer can miss a deadline. Missing filing deadlines and reporting dates can result in adverse consequences for the employer. To ensure you remain in compliance, Nevada Association of Employers has […]

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