Unemployment

MANDATING COVID VACCINATION & UNEMPLOYMENT

According to Indeed, job postings requiring new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 has increased 34% in recent months. Job postings requiring vaccination generally is up 90% over the same period. And this was before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Pfizer-BioNTech for use in individuals 16 years of age and older. Currently, […]

DID YOU KNOW?

As if last year was not enough, we have started this year off with fun in the unemployment world. We have been seeing an increased number of calls about fraudulent unemployment claims again. Some are related to the 1099s that have been received in the mail. Some are because fraudulent claims are starting to get […]

RESOURCES FOR THOSE EXPERIENCING UNEMPLOYMENT FRAUD

Unemployment fraud continues to be an issue that plagues employers in Nevada and nationwide. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic and the barrage of layoffs as a result of mandatory closures and stay-at-home orders created the perfect landscape for those seeking to benefit financially from others’ misfortune. We have heard from many member organizations that have received […]

DEALING WITH FRAUDULENT UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS

An unfortunate side effect of the shutdown of businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic is fraudulent unemployment claims. Claims for unemployment benefits are being filed using the names and personal information of individuals who are currently employed and have not lost their jobs. These claims come to light when the employee or employer receives a […]

PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS CARES ACT: HOW DOES IT AFFECT NEVADA EMPLOYERS?

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). This massive piece of federal legislation is aimed at providing relief to both individuals and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. While many portions of the bill have made headlines in recent days, such as individual […]

HR DURING COVID-19

Who needs human resources? As we have all recently learned — just about everyone! Human resources during times of crisis (or pandemic, as the case may be) are crucial to business. Don’t believe me? Let’s look at what HR has been asked to do during the last week and a half: Layoff hundreds (sometimes thousands) […]

DID YOU KNOW?

Today, the only thing on most of our minds is COVID-19. We have safety concerns, we worry about our businesses, and employers are concerned about their employees. We’ve gotten calls and emails about the differences between layoffs and furloughs, how to handle unemployment and what will the impact be? On March 12th, the Labor Department […]

PROPOSED UNEMPLOYMENT TAX RATE LOWER FOR 2020

Every year as the air gets cooler, work gets a little busier for us at NAE. While employers are preparing for the end of the year, we are making sure that they have all the necessary information to succeed. For some of us, that means a trip to the Legislative building every October. This year, […]

UNEMPLOYMENT — NOT AS SCARY AS IT SEEMS

By: Ashley Staab How does one white envelope strike such fear in an employer’s mind? When unemployment notices come in the mail, we start to feel a sense of dread. Often, employers want to do the “nice thing” and they do not contest the claim. But is that the best way? Do you want to […]

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