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NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2021 HR PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

Nominate an outstanding HR Professional for our 2021 HR Professional of the Year Award! Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) is accepting nominations for our 2021 HR Professional of the Year. This award is given out to recognize and honor excellence in Human Resources. Do you know someone who is an outstanding HR professional? Is there someone whose […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

Few things can stress us out as much as the word interview.  Taken at its basic definition, it shouldn’t be that big of a deal.  Interview – Question (someone) to discover their opinions or experience or orally examine (an applicant for a job).  Seems simple enough, doesn’t it?  And yet, it isn’t.  An interview for […]

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that it is not permissible to deduct from an employee’s paycheck just because they agreed to something in the handbook? We get calls often about deducting from employees paychecks for a myriad of reasons. Unfortunately, in most cases, the employer is often at a loss because they don’t have the proper documentation […]

DETAILS ON THE LATEST COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

Last week President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act — an economic relief package total $1.9 trillion. While much of the focus has been on the $1,400 direct payments, the relief package also includes money for vaccine rollout, school reopening, small businesses, and more. This is the first major piece of legislation to come […]

RETALIATION MOST COMMON CLAIM FILED WITH EEOC IN 2020

Each year the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) releases detailed statistics on the charges filed with its office. On February 26th, the EEOC released its statistics for fiscal year 2020, which ran from October 2019 through September 2020. Again, retaliation was the most frequently cited claim in charges filed with the EEOC. In 2020, retaliation […]

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 […]

HOW BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYEES ARE NAVIGATING THE COVID VACCINE

As the COVID-19 vaccine distribution continues nationwide, with more individuals becoming eligible for the vaccine, the question of how businesses are handling the vaccine in the workplace also continues. While everyone is eager for things to return to normal, legal and logistical concerns and employee attitude about the vaccine are causing some uncertainty on vaccine […]

NEW FMLA FORMS AND WHY YOU MIGHT WANT TO USE THEM

Last summer, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued new FMLA forms. With the focus for much of 2020 on the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have missed it, but don’t panic. If you are using the prior version of the forms, you are not out of compliance. The content of the forms are still applicable, regardless […]

ALIGNING HR WITH BUSINESS STRATEGY

From the moment the business owner hires their first employee, human resources comes into play. That first hire is usually brought in to help the owner accomplish their goal of running a successful business. Then, as the company grows, more hires are made. If the business owner has a goal to sell 10,000 widgets during […]

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