The holiday season is upon us once again. With the holiday season comes the office holiday party — and the myriad of issues employers face. The office holiday party, which often combines the festive atmosphere of the season with the consumption of alcohol, is a potential minefield of employer liability. We would never advise that an employer […]
wage and hour
IS THE TRADITIONAL WORKDAY A THING OF THE PAST? ACCORDING TO A NEW SURVEY, THE ANSWER IS YES. The poll, which was conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder, surveyed more than 3,200 full-time workers nationwide. More than 3 in 5 workers (61% of survey participants) indicated that they believed the traditional workday was […]
On May 3, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve legislation that would allow private-sector employers to offer compensable time (more commonly known as “comp time”). The legislation, titled the Working Families Flexibility Act, passed by a vote of 229-197. The legislation now moves to the Senate for deliberation. The Working Families Flexibility […]
What is Minimum Wage in Nevada? Nevada minimum wage law for 2017 updates. The Office of the Labor Commissioner has released the annual bulletins for Nevada’s minimum wage and daily overtime requirements that will take effect July 1, 2017. The rates for the upcoming year will remain unchanged from last year. This is the sixth […]
Walt Disney Co.’s $3.8 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) should serve as a reminder to Nevada employers to carefully review state and federal wage and hour laws before making deductions from employee paychecks for uniforms or other expenses. The settlement will provide back pay to 16,339 employees of Disney Vacation Club […]
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