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WHAT’S HOT IN HR

“Hey, Siri!  What are the new Nevada laws about paid time off?” Laughable?  Yes and no. There’s been a lot of chatter lately about technology replacing HR departments. It is certainly true that technology has been instrumental in the evolution (and revolution) of the HR world.  Anyone who has ever processed a payroll with paper […]

FMLA EXTENDS TO CHILDREN’S SPECIAL EDUCATION MEETINGS SAYS DOL

In early August, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued an opinion letter to clarify whether an employee may take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to attend Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings for their child. According to the DOL, the answer is yes. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires public […]

MANY MANAGERS NOT EQUIPPED TO HANDLE HARASSMENT COMPLAINTS

A recent study revealed why companies are failing to deal with workplace harassment — managers and supervisors are not adequately equipped to handle the complaints. An estimated 70% of all complaints of harassment, bias, discrimination, and bullying are made to managers rather than HR. For that reason, supervisor training is important to curtailing discrimination and […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

Summer is drawing to a close.  Vacation requests have (hopefully) slowed down and we are back to business.  Or are we? Way back in 2009 Nevada adopted a law that provides leave entitlements to employees so they can attend school-related activities for their children. What does that mean? Let’s break it down. NRS 392.4577 requires […]

DID YOU KNOW?

We get calls often about the need to train supervisors and employees. We offer this service and the two supervisor training series that we offer are some of our most popular. Often, when speaking with members about their need for training, it traces back to some core issues. Employee engagement is lacking or there is […]

RESULTS OF THE 2019 NEVADA PAY SURVEY NOW AVAILABLE

The 2019 Nevada Pay Survey results are now available. On an annual basis, Nevada Association of Employers conducts a survey of employers throughout the state to get up-to-date market data on how employers compensate their employees. The survey is made up of over 600 job titles across 15 industry categories, including casino/gaming, manufacturing, restaurant, mining, […]

SENATE BILLS 166 & 177: INCREASING PENALTIES, REMEDIES, AND STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON CLAIMS OF WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION

In the active 2019 Legislative Session, Nevada lawmakers managed to pass several bills that have a significant impact on employers doing business in Nevada. However, lost behind the headliner bills of AB456 (minimum wage increase) and SB312 (mandatory paid time off), the Nevada Legislature passed two equally important bills in SB166 and SB177, both of […]

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