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HEARD IT ON THE HOTLINE

By: Rob Parker Can an employer force an employee to participate in a workplace investigation? A member recently called our HR Hotline with this dilemma. An accident occurred involving one of their customers on company premises.  It was a bad accident and the customer was seriously injured.  Before help arrived on the scene, for reasons […]

EXPIRED FORMS – STILL REQUIRED TO COMPLY

The Department of Labor-provided forms for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) use are expiring today. Does that mean you no longer have to provide them to employees? Does it mean they are no longer valid? The answer to both questions is no. So what do you do? Department of Labor forms are typically only […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

By: Amy Matthews Hire slowly, fire quickly. This is a saying that has been around for a while, and I always casually toss it at employers like a mantra. In fact, I did this a couple of weeks ago, and the business owner said, “Why?” After some pondering, this is what I told her: Company […]

NEVADA OVERTIME LAWS

As an employer, understanding Nevada’s overtime laws will help you better understand what you can and can’t offer your employees. Nevada labor laws require employers to pay overtime at the rate of 1½ times an employee’s regular rate for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a workweek to all employees, unless otherwise […]

SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH EMPLOYERS, UPHOLDS CLASS ACTION WAIVERS

On May 21, 2018 the United States Supreme Court ruled that class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements do not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The 5-to-4 decision upholds a long held practice, which allowed businesses to stop employees from banding together to file claims for work-related issues. In recent years the National […]

IMMIGRATION AUDITS ON THE RISE

According to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), there were 2,282 employer audits opened between October 1, 2017 and May 4, 2018. That is 326 new employer audits opened each month. This is a 60 percent increase from the total number of employer audits opened in the prior 12 months. With an nationwide wave of […]

MINIMUM WAGE IN NEVADA

Minimum wage in Nevada has been a hot topic as of late, but the Nevada Association of Employers in here to clear up the changes. Currently, the minimum wage in Nevada is $8.25 USD.  (View full article from Fox 5 news, here.) If an employer offers health insurance, alternatively, the minimum wage is then $7.25 […]

COMING IN 2019: UPDATE TO FEDERAL OVERTIME RULE

As you may recall, an Obama era change to the federal overtime rule would have doubled the salary threshold for exempt employees from $23,660 to $47,476. This would mean that, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), an employee making less than $913 per week would be entitled to overtime for any hours worked beyond […]

DISCRIMINATION & OUR AGING WORKFORCE

Despite the enactment of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) over 40 years ago, nearly 2/3 of workers ages 55 to 64 report that their age is a barrier to getting a job. A recent study projected that by 2022 (only 4 years from now), 27% of men and 20% of women ages 65 […]

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