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AUTO-DEDUCTED BREAKS GETS HOSPITAL IN HOT WATER

Nevada law requires that employers provide employees with appropriate meal and rest periods. Employees who work a continuous eight (8) hour period are entitled to an uninterrupted 30-minute meal period (NRS 608.019). Employees are entitled to a 10-minute rest period for every four (4) hours worked; employees who work three and one-half (3.5) hours or […]

REMSA TO HOST BLEEDING CONTROL CLASS FOR THE COMMUNITY

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) will host its first bleeding control class of 2019, Stop the Bleed, on Friday, January 18 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con) educates community members on how to perform immediate and basic lifesaving interventions prior to receiving definitive medical care. “Knowing how to assess and control […]

WHAT TO DO WHEN WEATHER CAUSES WORKPLACE INTERRUPTIONS

Winter is here. Now is a good time to review the laws and regulations that apply when inclement weather (or other circumstances) causes workplace closures. It’s also a good time for employers to ensure they have policies in place to address those situations if and when they occur. Paying Employees When the Office is Closed […]

WHAT NEVADA EMPLOYERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MIDTERM ELECTION RESULTS

Election Day brought about a shift in Nevada politics. For the first time in 20 years, Nevada will have a Democratic governor. There will also be a democratic majority in both houses of the Nevada Legislature. This will likely have a significant effect on the 2019 Legislative Session, which begins February 4, 2019. Minimum Wage […]

NAE HAS HEART

NAE is always looking for ways to give back to the community. To that end, NAE will be participating in the 2018 Northern Nevada Heart & Stroke Walk on September 16, 2018. We invite you to join our team! All NAE Has Heart team members receive a team t-shirt for participating. The Heart & Stroke Walk is […]

THE END OF DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME IS THE BEGINNING OF WAGE & HOUR HEADACHES

Most people enjoy the end of Daylight Saving Time as it generally means an extra hour of sleep for the weary. But what about those working when the clock “falls back”? The end of Daylight Saving Time presents a challenge for employers who have nonexempt employees working the overnight shift. The first challenge comes from the requirement that […]

TIS THE SEASON – HOLIDAY PARTY GUIDELINES

The holiday season is upon us once again. With the holiday season comes the office holiday party — and the myriad of issues employers face. The office holiday party, which often combines the festive atmosphere of the season with the consumption of alcohol, is a potential minefield of employer liability. We would never advise that an employer […]

A MESSAGE FROM THE CEO: LAST NIGHT’S TRAGIC EVENTS

A Message from the CEO I wanted to take a moment this morning to reach out to our members, partners, and the entire Southern Nevada community following last night’s tragic events at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. I want you to know that the tragedy of last night is being felt throughout the state of Nevada. […]

The Role of Employer Associations

At your workplace, you may have heard about the concept of an employer association. The term is tossed around, but what does an employer association do? Basically, they provide assistance and resources for businesses. The Nevada Association of Employers specializes in HR services, government relations services, navigation of Nevada labor laws, training, and surveys. All of […]

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