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COURT RULES TRANSGENDER DISCRIMINATION VIOLATES TITLE VII

Earlier this month, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Michigan—ruled that employers cannot discriminate against transgender and transitioning employees. Doing so would violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This case, Stephens v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., is the second ruling from a federal court […]

COMING SOON – AUDIT & CORRECT FLSA ERRORS WITHOUT PENALTIES

On March 6th, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new program to encourage employers to audit their records and correct wage and hour violations they discover without fear of retribution. The DOL recognizes that employers often find errors—failure to pay overtime, misclassification of employees, etc.—when they conduct self-audits […]

GAMING CONTROL BOARD LOOKING TO IMPLEMENT MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICIES

Review NAE’s Sexual Harassment Policy Checklist below. You may have noticed that sexual harassment has been in the news lately. The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) certainly has. On March 1, Becky Harris, Chairwoman for the NGCB, issued a Notice to Licensees regarding anticipated regulations or minimum control standards for policies, procedures, and training related to sexual […]

2018 NEVADA PAY SURVEY NOW OPEN

Nevada Association of Employers member organizations who participate in our 2018 Nevada Pay Survey receive a copy of the results for FREE. All others may purchase a copy of the results based on the fee schedule below: The results of the 2018 Nevada Pay Survey will be published in July 2018. Can’t wait that long? […]

WHAT’S HOT IN HR

by: Amy Matthews If you go to work sick, you are like every 3 out of 4 American workers, according to recent data.  Additionally, statistics from the Centers for Disease Control show that your odds of getting sick are between 5-20%. The idea of “going to work while sick” sparks many debates and opinions. We […]

THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF GENDER IN THE WORKPLACE

Male. Female. Nonbinary. The way we think about gender is changing. Employers need to understand this changing landscape so gender-related issues do not arise in the workplace. The Statistics A recent study by the Williams Institute, a part of UCLA Law School, estimated that there are nearly 1.4 million transgender or gender-nonbinary adults in the […]

HEARD IT ON THE HOTLINE

By: Rob Parker A longtime employee, with nothing derogatory in her personnel file, resigns from the company.  During her employment with the company, she had accrued PTO, which according to the employee handbook is paid upon termination up to a maximum of 80 hours.  The employee had accrued almost double the maximum payout amount of […]

TERMINATION FOR MARIJUANA USE? NOT SO FAST.

Termination for Medical Marijuana Use Goes to Court Clark County District Judge Mark Bailus is allowing a wrongful termination case against Sunrise Hospital to move forward. On Tuesday, Judge Bailus rejected Sunrise Hospital’s motion to dismiss a former employee’s lawsuit alleging wrongful termination in violation of Nevada’s medical marijuana law. The lawsuit also alleges that […]

CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND ONGOING EDUCATION

The Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) has partnered with the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) to offer NAE members unparalleled benefits when obtaining or renewing their HRCI certifications. What is the HR Certification Institute? HRCI offers 7 different certifications throughout the stages of your HR career. Not only do these certifications show your dedication to your practice, it sets […]

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