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TERMINATION FOR MARIJUANA USE? NOT SO FAST.

Termination for Medical Marijuana Use Goes to Court Clark County District Judge Mark Bailus is allowing a wrongful termination case against Sunrise Hospital to move forward. On Tuesday, Judge Bailus rejected Sunrise Hospital’s motion to dismiss a former employee’s lawsuit alleging wrongful termination in violation of Nevada’s medical marijuana law. The lawsuit also alleges that […]

CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND ONGOING EDUCATION

The Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) has partnered with the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) to offer NAE members unparalleled benefits when obtaining or renewing their HRCI certifications. What is the HR Certification Institute? HRCI offers 7 different certifications throughout the stages of your HR career. Not only do these certifications show your dedication to your practice, it sets […]

IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT INCREASING – ARE YOU READY FOR AN ICE VISIT?

Under the Trump Administration, immigration enforcement is increasing. This is apparent from the recent raid of nearly 100 7-Eleven stores around the country, including Nevada, resulting in at least 21 arrests. Are you ready for a visit from ICE? Earlier this year, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced a comprehensive […]

EMPLOYERS ARE CONSIDERING RELAXING POT TESTING

Opinion By: Thoran Towler, Chief Executive Officer, Nevada Association of Employers As we start to roll through 2018, the challenges of legalized marijuana continue for Nevada employers. “I can’t find a single applicant that isn’t stoned!” This was the key comment from a call I recently received from a frustrated client calling our human resources […]

EEOC RELEASES 2017 ENFORCEMENT DATA

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released enforcement and litigation data for fiscal year 2017, which ended September 30, 2017. In 2017, the EEOC received 84,254 workplace discrimination charges and secured $398 million from private employers and state and local government employers through voluntary resolutions and litigation. The breakdown of charges received is as follows: […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

by: Amy Matthews Are you in love with your boss? Easy, now. Not that kind of love.  But, the kind of love that makes you want to do better, work harder and achieve more. It sounds like traditional, fluffy, ooey-gooey love. It’s similar in that it makes one want to be a better person, to please […]

HOW MUCH ADA LEAVE IS REQUIRED?

Raymond Severson, plaintiff in Severson v. Heartland Woodcraft Inc., has asked the United States Supreme Court to clarify how much leave is required under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Appeals Courts have issued conflicting opinions on the matter, which has created confusion for employers. The Supreme Court has not decided whether it will […]

DON’T MISS THESE UPCOMING DEADLINES

Stay On Top of These Dates to Stay Compliant Staying on top of all the filing deadlines and reporting dates can be difficult. Even the most organized employer can miss a deadline. Missing filing deadlines and reporting dates can result in adverse consequences for the employer. To ensure you remain in compliance, Nevada Association of Employers has […]

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