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US Department of Labor recovers $94K in back wages, damages for 33 underpaid employees of Las Vegas construction company

The United States Department of Labor announceds the recovery of wages for construction workers who were misclassified…

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Federal court finds Las Vegas company shortchanged employees, orders $1.4M in back wages, damages paid to 1,328 call center workers

FEDERAL COURT FINDS LAS VEGAS COMPANY SHORTCHANGED EMPLOYEES, ORDERS $1.4M IN BACK WAGES, DAMAGES PAID TO 1,328…

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State task force sets sights on multimillion-dollar problem of employee misclassification

From The Nevada Independent, Sean Golonka a new employee misclassification task force in Nevada focusing on misclassification…

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Nevada Employers Invited to Comment on New Workplace Laws

From Lexology,  Z. Kathryn Branson reports that the Nevada Labor Commissioner is seeking public comments on recently…

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Nevada Law Protects Workers from Willful Misclassification and Coercion to be Classified as Independent Contractor

From JDSupra, Dora Lane reports on changes in employment laws in Nevada including a misclassification statute effective…

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Delivery driver wins workers’ comp case before state Supreme Court

From the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Sean Whaley reports a Nevada Supreme Court Decision that may allow a…

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New Nevada Supreme Court Decision on Suing Contractors

From JDSupra, Viriginia L. Hunt discusses a recent Nevada case that said an employee who was injured…

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Nevada Establishes Conclusive Presumption for Independent Contractor Status

From Littler, Rick D. Rosekelley and Kathryn B. Blakey discuss the new statute in Nevada that creates a…

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Nevada bill would define ‘independent contractor,’ exempt their workers from minimum wage laws

From Fox Business, reports legislation in Nevada that would provide a definition of an independent contractor.  The report…

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How to know whether you’ve got an employee or independent contractor

From Vegas Inc. — “The Nevada Supreme Court recently adopted the federal economic realities test to determine…

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Nevada court says dancers at gentlemen’s club are employees

From the Las Vegas Review-Journal.—   the court ruled that dancers at one of the state’s biggest…

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Gentlemen’s club cannot strip dancers of employee status

From Lexology — The decision from the Nevada Supreme Court reminds us that, whether in a Fortune…