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What is the Nevada Domestic Partnership Act and What Do I Need to Do as a Business Owner?


October 16th, 2009, 09:00:13 AM
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By Bonnie Drinkwater, Esq. and Tracy McKenzie, Esq. Effective October 1, 2009 (It’s coming up fast!), the State of Nevada will recognize a new civil contract between unmarried individuals who meet the requirements of the Nevada Domestic Partnership Act and who properly file registration documents with the Nevada Secretary of State.  Domestic partners may be […]

What is Parental Leave and Do I Have to Offer it to My Employees?


October 14th, 2009, 09:38:22 PM
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By Bonnie Drinkwater, Esq. and Tracy McKenzie, Esq. Effective August 15, 2009 in the State of Nevada, if you are an employer with fifty (50) or more employees (for each working day in each of twenty (20) or more calendar weeks in the current calendar year), you must comply with the new parental leave for […]

Nevada’s New Minimum Wage Goes into Effect November 28.


November 27th, 2006, 02:09:43 PM
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As a result of the balloting on November 7, 2006, many, if not most, of Nevada’s small businesses will have to give their minimum wage employees an increase in pay from $5.15 to $6.15 per hour. The new law, which is coming very rapidly into effect, established two separate tiers for minimum wages for the […]

Employee or Contractor?


November 15th, 2006, 04:50:48 PM
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We tend to get quite a few aspiring business owners and entrepreneurs that come into our offices thinking that they will save some time and costs if they simply hire the people they need in their business as independent contractors. Usually it’s a “friend” or relative that’s provided them this advice. After all, if you […]

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