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GOVERNOR ANNOUNCES FACE MASKS MANDATORY BEGINNING FRIDAY

This evening Governor Sisolak provided an update on Nevada’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Speculation before the press conference was that Governor Sisolak was going to mandate face coverings in public as other states have done. Nevada is one of many states that have seen an increase in positive cases in recent weeks. As […]

READY TO REOPEN?

Where were you at 6pm on March 17, 2020?  Well, if you live and work in Nevada, you may remember that as the moment when Governor Sisolak ordered all non-essential businesses to close starting at noon on March 18, and all casinos to shut their doors at midnight.  The casinos had 6 hours to close […]

GUIDANCE FOLLOWING GOVERNOR SISOLAK’S ANNOUNCEMENT

Following Governor Sisolak’s announcement that all non-essential businesses are to close temporarily for 30 days effective 12pm on March 18th, there has been a lot of confusion as to which businesses that applied to. To provide some additional guidance, the Nevada Health Response COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Initiative was issued, outlining social distancing guidelines, a listing […]

RESPONDING TO THE CORONAVIRUS

Given the uncertainty of the present situation, guidance on how to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic is ever changing. The Nevada Association of Employers is working diligently to provide current information to its members. To that end, we have put together a frequently asked questions (FAQs) guide on the Member Portal to answer some of […]

ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS: ENFORCEABLE OR UNENFORCEABLE?

In the employment context, arbitration can be an advantageous option in resolving disputes between employers and employees. Arbitration usually allows for a quicker resolution, while keeping the costs of litigation relatively low. As a result, many employers are now instituting mandatory arbitration programs as a condition of the employee’s employment to address any claims arising […]

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

Learn a new live-saving skill in 2019 and receive a free bleeding control kit 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 […]

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 […]

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