Labor laws that often trip up employers

| October 6, 2015

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Daily overtime. Employers as a rule do not comprehend. We’ve simplified it. If your employee makes one and one-half times minimum wage or less they get daily overtime. If your employee makes one and one-half times minimum wage or less they get daily overtime. If your employee makes one and one-half times minimum wage or less, they get daily overtime. Did we get through? And remember, Nevada has a two-tiered minimum wage law depending on the offering or non-offering of health insurance. This makes the daily overtime amounts two-tiered also.NO rounding of hourly time. Never. Our labor law attorney advises us to detail down to the minute. If you insist on rounding, round in favor of the employee.Independent contractors: You can’t just decide if you want to make someone an employee versus an independent contractor.The IRS has a very stringent checklist to qualify as an independent contractor and the labor board will challenge this.

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