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Latest Nevada Human Resources Feature
Back to Work: Human Resource & Employment Issues
By John Seelmeyer
Originally published: http://www.nevadabusiness.com/2016/05/back-work-human-resource-employment-issues/
Gilda Radner’s comic creation, Roseanne Roseannadanna, pretty much summed up the situation of Nevada’s employers: “It’s always something.”
The state’s economic recovery makes good workers harder to find, and top employees are beginning to hear the siren song of recruiters who want to woo them away. That’s putting upward pressure on wages just when employers are getting the yips about the future of the national economy.
A couple of court cases inject additional uncertainty, and federal regulators are considering rule changes that could affect the way that many exempt salaried workers are paid.
And if all this wasn’t enough, employers and their human resources departments face the challenge of developing policies to address the use of medical marijuana by some employees.
The state’s unemployment rate has fallen below 6 percent for the first time since the recession, and researchers at the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) say employers are soaking up available workers quickly. The Las Vegas economy added nearly 23,000 jobs in the past year. The Reno-Sparks area added more than 6,000 jobs. [Read the full story.]
Recent Nevada Human Resources Features
Workin’ Out at Work: Corporate Wellness in Nevada
Wellness programs are becoming more popular in today’s economy as both employers and employees alike work to keep healthcare costs down. Wellness programs are workplace programs that promote healthy lifestyle choices, offer opportunities to take control of health issues and cut healthcare costs. [Read More]
Closing the Generation Gap: Millennials vs. GenXers vs. Baby Boomers
In workplaces across Nevada, change is coming more quickly than at any time since baby boomers changed the status quo regarding diversity, hair length and governance in the 1960s. [Read More]
Nevada Human Resources Information
Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation: DETR's mission is to provide Nevada's businesses with access to a qualified workforce and encourage equal employment opportunities.
Nevada JobConnect: Oversees and provides workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Nevada.
Nevada Office of the Labor Commissioner - Employer Information: Answers to frequently asked questions for Nevada employers.
United States Department of Labor: Mission to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States.