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Summer is drawing to a close.  Vacation requests have (hopefully) slowed down and we are back to business.  Or are we? Way back in 2009 Nevada adopted a law that provides leave entitlements to employees so they can attend school-related activities for their children. What does that mean? Let’s break it down. NRS 392.4577 requires […]

DID YOU KNOW?

We get calls often about the need to train supervisors and employees. We offer this service and the two supervisor training series that we offer are some of our most popular. Often, when speaking with members about their need for training, it traces back to some core issues. Employee engagement is lacking or there is […]

RESULTS OF THE 2019 NEVADA PAY SURVEY NOW AVAILABLE

The 2019 Nevada Pay Survey results are now available. On an annual basis, Nevada Association of Employers conducts a survey of employers throughout the state to get up-to-date market data on how employers compensate their employees. The survey is made up of over 600 job titles across 15 industry categories, including casino/gaming, manufacturing, restaurant, mining, […]

SENATE BILLS 166 & 177: INCREASING PENALTIES, REMEDIES, AND STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON CLAIMS OF WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION

In the active 2019 Legislative Session, Nevada lawmakers managed to pass several bills that have a significant impact on employers doing business in Nevada. However, lost behind the headliner bills of AB456 (minimum wage increase) and SB312 (mandatory paid time off), the Nevada Legislature passed two equally important bills in SB166 and SB177, both of […]

COMMENTS SOUGHT ON NEW NEVADA LAWS

The Labor Commissioner is seeking public comment on several of the laws that came out of the 2019 Nevada Legislative Session. Public comment will assist the Labor Commissioner in crafting regulations that will clarify the new laws and how they impact employers. The purpose of the public comment is to assist the Labor Commissioner in […]

COMPONENT 2 EEO-1 PORTAL SET TO OPEN JULY 15TH

As we have advised previously, employers who are required to submit the EEO-1 Report annually will have to submit Component 2 data (hours worked and pay data by race, ethnicity and sex) for 2017 and 21018 no later than September 30, 2019. The deadline to submit Component 1 data was May 31, 2019. The Equal […]

EEOC BRINGS SUIT AGAINST EMPLOYER WHO RESCINDED JOB OFFER TO APPLICANT ON ANXIETY MEDICATION

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a Wisconsin inpatient residential health facility violated federal law by rescinding a job offer because the applicant tested positive for a prescribed medication during a pre-employment drug screen. Rogers Behavioral Health (RBH) offered a job applicant the position of intake specialist. During a pre-employment physical, which included […]

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