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NAE CEO RECOGNIZED AS TWENTY UNDER 40 AWARDS FINALIST

Nevada Association of Employers would like to congratulate our Chief Executive Officer, Thoran Towler, for being recognized as a finalist for the Reno Tahoe Young Professionals Network’s Twenty under 40 Awards. Please join us in congratulating Thoran on this well-deserved honor. Since 2007, the Twenty under 40 Awards has recognized exceptional leaders under the age […]

LABOR COMMISSIONER ISSUES ADVISORY OPINION ON SB 312

Labor Commissioner issues guidance on new paid time off requirements. As we have been advising, the Labor Commissioner has issued an advisory opinion to provide guidance on the interpretation, implementation, and enforcement of SB 312, which will require employers with 50 or more employees to provide paid time off to all scheduled employees beginning January […]

STAYING COMPETITIVE: EMPLOYEE BENEFITS IN 2020

As 2019 begins to wind down, employers begin looking to 2020 and beyond to plan out future initiatives – whether it be increasing sales goals, finding ways to improve customer service, or growing your workforce. The most common question we get in this regard is: how do I stay competitive in this labor market? The […]

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, […]

SOFT SKILLS MATTER

There’s been a lot of buzz in the HR world recently about soft skills. Employers are recognizing that certain attributes mean more than others when it comes to making decisions about who to hire. At the same time, employees are also recognizing that who they work for matters.  Employees will leave a job when they […]

DID YOU KNOW?

This time of year, some employers start the process of trying to clean up their files as the end of the year approaches. This can entail cleaning up employee files, doing audits and filing that stack of paper that’s been growing since April. At NAE, we can help with some of that headache. We can […]

NON-DISCLOSURE CLAUSES IN SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS PROHIBITED BY AB 248

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, it became apparent that the actual number of claims for sexual harassment, sex-based discrimination, and sexual offenses was grossly underestimated. The reason being was that many of those claims resolved through settlement were concealed and kept confidential at the behest of the accused. In the context of employment, […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

It doesn’t happen often, but there are certain questions that come through our HR Hotline that make us say — STOP RIGHT THERE. “We are considering reclassifying all our employees as independent contractors.” “So, my employee, who is an independent contractor, didn’t …” “We would like to bring on a former employee as an independent […]

DOL REITERATES FMLA DESIGNATION IN NEW OPINION LETTER

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently issued a new opinion letter regarding leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). FMLA 2019-3-A responds to an employee’s question about whether an employer may delay designating leave as FMLA leave if the delay complies with a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) […]

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