Total Articles: 5
Littler Mendelson, P.C. • October 31, 2016
On October 27, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court issued two separate 6-0 en banc decisions settling hotly contested issues of law regarding the Nevada Constitution’s Minimum Wage Amendment, Nev. Cost. art. XV § 16 (“MWA”). Those cases were MDC Restaurants, LLC et al v. The Eighth Judicial Dist. Court, 132 Nev. Op. 761 (Oct. 27, 2016) and Perry v. Terrible Herbst, Inc., 132 Nev. Advance Op. 75 (Oct. 27, 2016).2
Ogletree Deakins • July 01, 2011
On June 1, 2011, Governor Brian Sandoval approved SB 328, which adds another exemption from overtime requirements by expanding the definition of â€œprofessionalâ€ to include individuals employed in creative arts. This new exemption follows closely on the heels of the Nevada Labor Commissionerâ€™s determination that Nevadaâ€™s minimum wage will not increase on July 1, 2011. Both developments are summarized below.
Fisher Phillips • June 16, 2010
On July 1, 2010, the minimum wages set by the Nevada State Labor Commissioner for Nevada's two-tiered minimum wage system will increase. Currently, the state's minimum wage is either $6.55 ($7.25 under federal law) or $7.55 per hour, depending on whether an employer offers qualified health benefits to its employees.
Fisher Phillips • April 07, 2009
On April 1, 2009, the Nevada State Labor Commissioner issued his annual wage bulletins that outline increases in Nevada's two-tiered minimum wage rates. Currently, the state's minimum wage is either $5.85 or $6.85 per hour, depending on whether an employer offers qualified health benefits to its employees, but these will increase this summer. Coupled with a scheduled increase in the federal minimum wage, the situation is potentially confusing.
Fisher Phillips • June 14, 2007
On July 1, 2007, the Nevada minimum wage will increase to
$5.30 per hour or $6.33 per hour (depending on whether the
employer provides qualified health insurance benefits). On
July 24, 2007, the federal minimum wage will increase to $5.85 per hour.
This Alert addresses the legal and practical issues Nevada
employers need to consider because of these upcoming increases,
including whether you are paying the appropriate minimum wage and
complying with Nevada’s daily overtime law.