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DOL PROPOSES CHANGE TO OVERTIME RULE; INCREASES SALARY THRESHOLD

As we have been advising for the last several years, the Department of Labor has been considering an update to the overtime threshold under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Many anticipated we would see the change sometime this year. On March 7, 2019, the Department of Labor issued its proposed rule which, if adopted, would […]

DID YOU KNOW?

By: Ashley Staab “We are hiring an intern and they have documents I haven’t seen before. What do I do?” This is an example of the type of questions we start getting this time of year. Businesses are getting their interns lined up for the summer. As we are looking forward to warmer weather and […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

By: Amy Matthews, SPHR Nevada is experiencing some impressive economic growth these days. While this is good for our economy, it does present some problems, such as our current labor shortage. One thing we hear over and over again is a cry for help – literally. Once the help is hired, we again receive the […]

MEETING YOUR OBLIGATIONS WHEN EMPLOYEES DISAPPEAR

An employer’s obligations under the law do not go away just because an employee does. Whether the employee has left the company or has “ghosted” you while still on the payroll, your obligations as an employer do not change. Final Paycheck Requirements Federal law provides no guidance on how or when a final paycheck must […]

BACKGROUND CHECK DISCLOSURE – NEW GUIDANCE FROM 9TH CIRCUIT

Employers who operate in the Ninth Circuit (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington) should take a moment to review their Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) disclosures and authorizations to ensure they are in compliance with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s recent decision. FCRA’s Disclosure Requirements The FCRA requires, among other […]

HR Compliance Is Easier Than You Think

The Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) has been an invaluable resource for Nevada employers since 1938. Our staff of HR professionals is equipped with the knowledge and experience to assist employers in navigating the often-complex world of employment-related statutes and regulations.  Our team offers time-tested services and support for our members. In this article we discuss […]

EEO-1 REPORT POSTPONED DUE TO GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Covered Employers Get Additional Time to Submit EEO Data Due to the recent federal government shutdown, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has postponed the opening of the EEO-1 submission period until early March 2019. The deadline to submit EEO-1 data has also been extended to May 31, 2019. Details and instructions for the 2018 […]

2019 NEVADA PAY SURVEY UNDERWAY

It’s that time of year again! Nevada Association of Employers is currently collecting data for our annual Nevada Pay Survey. NAE encourages all Nevada businesses to participate in our annual pay survey. Whether you are in the Reno/Sparks area, Las Vegas, Carson City, or Elko, your pay data is important to us. Your pay data helps us determine what […]

HEARD IT ON THE HOTLINE

By: Rob Parker Earlier in my career I was the HR Director for a distribution center in northern Nevada comprised of administrative staff and warehouse employees working three shifts.  Management had suspected that drugs were being dealt in the warehouse on the graveyard shift, but we had no proof.  One day a long-term and well-respected […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

By: Amy Matthews, SPHR As Valentine’s Day draws near and thoughts of love come to mind, we usually don’t include work romances as part of our thought process.  Unless, of course, you are either in HR or are dating (or married to) someone in the work place. The statistics are interesting. 38% of workers say […]

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