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EMPLOYERS ARE CONSIDERING RELAXING POT TESTING

Opinion By: Thoran Towler, Chief Executive Officer, Nevada Association of Employers As we start to roll through 2018, the challenges of legalized marijuana continue for Nevada employers. “I can’t find a single applicant that isn’t stoned!” This was the key comment from a call I recently received from a frustrated client calling our human resources […]

EEOC RELEASES 2017 ENFORCEMENT DATA

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released enforcement and litigation data for fiscal year 2017, which ended September 30, 2017. In 2017, the EEOC received 84,254 workplace discrimination charges and secured $398 million from private employers and state and local government employers through voluntary resolutions and litigation. The breakdown of charges received is as follows: […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

by: Amy Matthews Are you in love with your boss? Easy, now. Not that kind of love.  But, the kind of love that makes you want to do better, work harder and achieve more. It sounds like traditional, fluffy, ooey-gooey love. It’s similar in that it makes one want to be a better person, to please […]

HOW MUCH ADA LEAVE IS REQUIRED?

Raymond Severson, plaintiff in Severson v. Heartland Woodcraft Inc., has asked the United States Supreme Court to clarify how much leave is required under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Appeals Courts have issued conflicting opinions on the matter, which has created confusion for employers. The Supreme Court has not decided whether it will […]

DON’T MISS THESE UPCOMING DEADLINES

Stay On Top of These Dates to Stay Compliant Staying on top of all the filing deadlines and reporting dates can be difficult. Even the most organized employer can miss a deadline. Missing filing deadlines and reporting dates can result in adverse consequences for the employer. To ensure you remain in compliance, Nevada Association of Employers has […]

MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE — WHAT TO WATCH FOR

Mental health issues in the workplace have received more and more attention in recent years, and statistics indicate the biggest opportunity for improvement lies within the Silver State. According to annual surveys and reports from the national nonprofit Mental Health America, Nevada annually ranks at the bottom in terms of adults and children having the […]

DOL ANNOUNCES NEW TEST FOR INTERNS

On January 5, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new test for determining whether interns are employees who must be paid in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL adopted the primary beneficiary test for determining whether an intern is an employee under the FLSA. Previously, the DOL had used […]

ANNOUNCING OUR NEW MEMBER PORTAL

Pay Membership Dues, Register for Training Online, and So Much MORE! Over the next week, we will be rolling out our new Member Portal. What does this mean for you? It means that you, as a member of NAE, will be able to do more with your membership through our website. You will continue have access to the same great member-exclusive content, […]

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