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LESS THAN TWO WEEKS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2019 NEVADA PAY SURVEY

Time is almost up! Employers have less than two weeks to enter pay data for our 2019 Nevada Pay Survey. Employers must enter their pay data by May 15, 2019 to be included. Don’t procrastinate any longer – participate today! All Nevada businesses are encouraged to submit data. You do not have to be a […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

By: Amy Matthews, SPHR Join me, if you will, in picturing this scenario: Alice was hired 6 months ago. She struggled during her first month, but the excuses sounded plausible.  She had a learning curve on the software.  She was late due to unforeseen car trouble – a few times.  She made errors that were […]

SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE IF TITLE VII PROHIBITS LGBT DISCRIMINATION

The United States Supreme Court has decided to weigh in on the issue of LGBT discrimination. Specifically, whether sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act includes sexual orientation and gender identity. The Supreme Court will consider three cases: Zarda v. Altitude Express (2nd Circuit), Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia (11th Circuit), and Stephens […]

DID YOU KNOW?

By: Ashley Staab Did you know that mental health is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? As most employers are aware, the ADA applies to employers with 15 or more employees. The ADA protects qualified individuals with a disability from discrimination in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other […]

EMPLOYERS MUST SUBMIT PAY DATA BY SEPTEMBER 30TH

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been ordered to collect employee pay data from covered employers by September 30, 2019. Businesses with 100 or more employees and federal contractors with 50 or more employees are required to submit the EEO-1 report annually disclosing the number of employees in their workforce by job category, race, […]

EEOC SAYS IT CANNOT COLLECT PAY DATA BY MAY 31ST

At a hearing on April 16th, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said it wasn’t feasible to collect employee pay data by May 31st when all other EEO-1 data is due. EEOC Chief Data Officer, Samuel Haffer, testified that moving the reporting deadline for pay data any sooner than September 30th would cause the third-party […]

HEARING SCHEDULED FOR EEO-1 PAY DATA SUBMISSION DEADLINE

As we informed you last month, a federal judge reinstated the expanded EEO-1 reporting requirements. This decision would require employers who have 100 or more employees and most federal contractors with 50 or more employees to report pay data – in addition to race, ethnicity, and sex – in their annual EEO-1 Report. But when would this […]

Are Apprenticeship Programs Worth It?

The Nevada Association of Employers helps Nevada businesses navigate HR services and employment-related questions. Our HR professionals can help you optimize your business’s recruitment, selection and retention of employees. There are many types of workers you might want to hire for your business including contractors, consultants, employees, interns and apprentices. In this article we talk […]

DOL PROPOSES FOUR-FACTOR JOINT EMPLOYER TEST

The definition of who is a joint employer and what control do they have to exercise (or don’t) has been a topic of discussion for the last several years. The Department of Labor (DOL) has become the latest federal agency to jump into the fray. The DOL has proposed a rule that would update the […]

2019 MINIMUM WAGE AND OVERTIME RATES ANNOUNCED

The Office of the Labor Commissioner has released the annual bulletins for Nevada’s minimum wage and daily overtime requirements. The rates will take effect on July 1, 2019. Minimum wage remains unchanged for 2019. The minimum wage for employees who are offered qualified health benefits from their employers will be $7.25 per hour and $8.25 […]

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