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Labor Commissioner Seeks Public Input On New Nevada Laws

Volume: 18 | Issue: 12
July 16, 2019

The Nevada Labor Commissioner is seeking public comment from interested parties on the following bills passed during the 2019 Legislative Session:

  • Assembly Bill 456 addressing the minimum wage
  • Senate Bill 192 addressing requirements for health benefits under the minimum wage amendment
  • Senate Bill 312 addressing paid leave
  • Senate Bill 493 addressing the misclassification of employees as independent contractors.

Comments should address changes and/or additions to the law and discuss "potential impacts to small businesses." Comments must be made in writing and can be submitted electronically to [email protected] or mailed to: Office of the Labor Commissioner, 3300 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 225, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102 or Office of the Labor Commissioner, 1818 College Parkway, Suite 102, Carson City, Nevada. Public comments are due by no later than August 1, 2019.

KZA will be submitting comments on these bills, and we encourage employers to do so as well. If you would like to provide your comments to us for anonymous inclusion in our submission, please email them to [email protected].

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