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NV LABOR COMMISSIONER MEETS WITH NAE

09-10-2012

In an effort to stay abreast of the current enforcement positions of the Nevada Labor Commissioner’s office, NAE met with the Labor Commissioner, Thoran Towler, and his wage & hour investigator to discuss recent determinations and the rationale behind them.  Although Mr. Towler may not be in a position to commit to a black and…

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NLRB Issues Sample Social Media Policy

06-08-2012

By James Nelson ~Executive Director, The Nevada Association of Employers~~ The National Labor Relations Board has been very involved with employers taking disciplinary action against employees who post or state things on their personal social media pages. The NLRB has opined that many things an employee says is considered protected activity under federal law and, therefore,…

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2012 Northern NV Pay Survey

05-18-2012

I just want to remind those of you who haven’t already done so that the deadline for participating in our 2012 Northern Nevada Pay Survey is 2 weeks from today, June 1!  We do this survey every year for YOU so the more participation we have the more value the data has.   To submit your…

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NAE’s two new exciting training offerings!!

05-14-2012

Creating Organizational Culture – Not a “Soft Skill” anymore Join facilitators Larissa Faulkner, Ph.D., and Rich Olson, M.A. as they discuss why culture is a hot topic; what culture means; the forces that shape culture; how to assess your current culture; the Zappos culture; ethics, trust and engagement; and more.  This 4 hour workshop will…

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NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule Overturned

Today, the US District Court for the District of Columbia held that only, “Two members of the Board participated in the decision to adopt the final rule, and two is simply not enough.”  The court went on to state that without at least three members participating, the Board lacked the authority to issue the rule. As…

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EEOC Updates Guidance on Employer Use of Arrest and Conviction Records

04-26-2012

 On April 25, 2012, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued updated guidelines for the use of arrest and conviction records by employers.  While Title VII does not prohibit an employer from requiring applicants or employees to provide information about arrests, convictions or incarceration, it is unlawful to discriminate in employment based on race,…

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ALERT…NLRB “Employee Rights” Poster Delayed Once Again!!

04-17-2012

Just yesterday, we alerted our members that a U.S. District Court Judge in Charleston, S.C. had ruled that the National Labor Relations Board cannot force private businesses to post the controversial Employee Rights poster.  Today, an injunction has been ordered by the U.S. Court of Appearls for the D.C. Circuit which places the rule on…

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Las Vegas Labor Law Conference Report

03-12-2012

Rob Parker has just returned from the labor law conference in Las Vegas which was limited to a small group of labor law attorneys.  Not being an attorney, Rob was fortunate enough to have been an invited guest. Speaking to the group was the Honorable Brian Hayes, one of five Presidential appointees to the National…

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Wage and Hour Seminar featuring the US DOL and Nevada labor commissioner

02-03-2012

Dear NAE members, As many of you know, two weeks ago we sponsored a “meet & greet” event to introduce Nevada’s new State Labor Commissioner, Thoran Towler.  Also attending were other staffers from the Labor Commissioner’s office, as well as the District Director for the Wage & Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor. …

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