On May 21, 2019, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed a bill that seeks to clarify what type of health benefits an employer must provide in order to pay its employees the lower-tier minimum wage under the Minimum Wage Amendment (MWA) Act.
Through the recent passage of Senate Bill No. 119, the Nevada Legislature further expanded mandatory safety training — this time to now include employees performing work at sites primarily used for trade shows, conventions and related activities.
The Nevada Legislature recently passed Senate Bill No. 177, which expands the remedies available under Nevada’s anti-discrimination statute and provides other significant changes to the administrative process before the Nevada Equal Rights Commission.
As employment lawyers that represent management, we invariably counsel our clients that they must treat complaints of harassment in the workplace seriously, and take immediate steps to investigate them.
On May 17, 2019, the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury granted an additional extension until June 30, 2019 for employers to request the Federal Employee Retention Benefit related to Hurricanes Irma and María.
The federal government’s Spring 2019 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (regulatory agenda), which provides insight into federal agencies’ priorities for the near and long term, was released on May 22, 2019.