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Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Minimum Wage Law

Nevada's highest court has settled three key points regarding the state's minimum wage law.

Nevada Supreme Court Makes Three Major Decisions On Nevada’s Minimum Wage Laws

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

New Nevada Minimum Wage(s) Take Effect July 1, 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.

New Nevada Minimum Wage(s) Take Effect July 1.

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.

How The New Minimum Wage Affects Nevada Employers (pdf).

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.
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