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CONGRESS MOVES TO DEFINE JOINT EMPLOYER TO PROTECT BUSINESS

Congress isn’t waiting for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) or the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Save Local Business Act, a bill with bipartisan support, has been introduced in the House of Representatives to rewrite the definition of joint employer. The NLRB’s 2015 decision in Browning-Ferris expanded the definition of joint employer. In Browning-Ferris, the Board […]

NEW FORM I-9 AVAILABLE; EMPLOYERS REQUIRED TO USE BY SEPTEMBER 18TH

As we advised back in March, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published the newest version of the Form I-9 on July 17, 2017. The form is available for download from their website. Employers are permitted to use the prior version with a revision date of 11/14/16 N through September 17th, but will be required […]

RESULTS OF THE 2017 NEVADA PAY SURVEY NOW AVAILABLE

Our annual Nevada Pay Survey is now complete. All participating NAE members have been sent a copy of the survey results. If you haven’t, please contact us at surveys@nevadaemployers.org and we will make sure you receive a copy. If you did not participate and would like a copy of the 2017 Nevada Pay Survey results, […]

NEVADA EMPLOYEE’S ADA CLAIMS DISMISSED DUE TO DRUG USE

Drug Use Prohibits ADA Claims According to Federal Court in Nevada A federal court in Nevada dismissed a casino employee’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claims for disability discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation based on admitted current drug use. Donald A. Scott Jr. worked at Harrah’s Hotel & Casino between 2006 and 2015. At some […]

DOL WITHDRAWS GUIDANCE ON INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR MISCLASSIFICATION

Trump DOL Withdraws 2015 Obama Administration Guidance Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced earlier this month that the Department of Labor would be withdrawing it’s 2015 guidance regarding independent contractors. In 2015, the Wage and Hour Administrator issued an “Administrator’s Interpretation” addressing the misclassification of employees as independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The decision to […]

NAE IS NOW A SHRM RECERTIFICATION PROVIDER

Back in April, NAE announced that we had been designated as a HRCI Approved Provider. This allowed NAE to provide credit hours towards recertification of HRCI credentials (aPHR, SPHR, GPHR, etc.). Most, if not all, of our training programs are HRCI pre-approved today. We are happy to announce that we have now also been designated a […]

Equal Employment – the Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act became an official civil rights law in 1990. This law prohibits the following: Discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life (i.e., jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public). The law is comparable to the same rights given […]

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