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Changes or Terminations to Employee Pay Days and Benefits

Latest Update: January 19, 2022
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Responsible Party

Who Must Report?

  NRS 608.011 “Employer” defined.  “Employer” includes every person having control or custody of any employment, place of employment or any employee.

      (Added to NRS by 1985, 578)

Method

How Do I Report?

NRS 608.080Paydays and time and place of payment:  "post and maintain posted notices, printed in plain type or written in plain script, in at least two conspicuous places where such notices can be seen by the employees"


NRS 608.090Adjustment of wages for additional payments: "shall post in two conspicuous places at the office or other places used by the agent or paymaster for the regular payment of wages a list of the names, together with a written notice thereon that such wage payments will be held by such agent or paymaster for 30 days from and after the date of posting of the lists and notice for the purpose of payment thereof"


NRS 608.1577Notices to employees: Acceptance of, change in or termination of benefits; change of insurer; nonpayment of premium: "Conspicuously posted at the place of employment or given in another manner which ensures that all employees will receive the information"


NRS 608.158Notice of failure to pay premiums for employee’s insurance; employer’s liability for deductions for premiums and failure to pay premiums without giving required notice; distribution of money recovered by Labor Commissioner for claims brought against employer: ""Conspicuously posted at the place of employment or given in another manner which ensures that all employees will receive the information"

Benefit/Penalty

Why Should I Report?

NRS 608.195Criminal and administrative penalties.

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in NRS 608.0165, any person who violates any provision of NRS 608.005 to 608.195, inclusive, or 608.215, or any regulation adopted pursuant thereto, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

      2.  In addition to any other remedy or penalty, the Labor Commissioner may impose against the person an administrative penalty of not more than $5,000 for each such violation.

      (Added to NRS by 1975, 1584; A 1985, 5811987, 17361999, 11152003, 7952017, 12131431317841802019, 3754)

Authority

The legal mandate requiring reporting

 NRS 608.080Paydays and time and place of payment: Posting notice of regular day, time and place; notice of change required; payment on irregular day.

      1.  Every employer shall establish and maintain regular paydays as provided in this chapter and shall post and maintain posted notices, printed in plain type or written in plain script, in at least two conspicuous places where such notices can be seen by the employees, setting forth the regular paydays as prescribed in this chapter and the place of payment, which must be within the Justice Court precinct in which such services were performed.

      2.  After an employer establishes regular paydays and the place of payment, the employer shall not change a regular payday or the place of payment unless, not fewer than 7 days before the change is made, the employer provides the employees affected by the change with written notice in a manner that is calculated to provide actual notice of the change to each such employee.

      3.  If an employee is absent at the time and place of the payment of wages or compensation, due and payable as prescribed in this chapter, provided he or she does not secrete or absent himself or herself to avoid such payment, the employee must be paid the same within 5 days after making written demand therefor.

      [Part 3:71:1919; 1919 RL p. 2776; NCL § 2777] — (NRS A 2003, 794)

NRS 608.090Adjustment of wages for additional payments; notice by employer; payment.

      1.  Every employer, having granted or agreed to an adjustment of wages of an employee or employees wherein payments additional to the regular wage payments pursuant to this chapter are made, shall forward such adjusted wages in legal negotiable instruments to its agent or paymaster in this State. The agent or paymaster shall post in two conspicuous places at the office or other places used by the agent or paymaster for the regular payment of wages a list of the names, together with a written notice thereon that such wage payments will be held by such agent or paymaster for 30 days from and after the date of posting of the lists and notice for the purpose of payment thereof.

      2.  If any such employee shall at the time be stationed at a place other than at the place of regular payment of wages, either within or without the State of Nevada, the employer’s agent or paymaster shall forward the wage payments to such employee or deliver the same to the employee’s agent who has a written authorization signed by the employee authorizing the employee’s agent to receive such payment.

      3.  The provisions of this section shall not apply where payment of such additional pay is made directly to an employee or employees.

      [3a:71:1919; added 1945, 338; 1943 NCL § 2777.01]

NRS 608.1577Notices to employees: Acceptance of, change in or termination of benefits; change of insurer; nonpayment of premium.

      1.  An employer shall notify his or her employees of the employer’s intent to accept a policy of group life, dental or health insurance which covers the employees.

      2.  If an employer is the policyholder of a policy of group life, dental or health insurance which covers his or her employees, the employer shall notify the insurer and employees of his or her intent to terminate, reduce or modify substantially any benefit under the policy, or to change insurers.

      3.  If an employer is the policyholder or contract holder under a policy or contract issued pursuant to chapter 689B695A695B695C695D or 695F of NRS, or NRS 689C.015 to 689C.590, inclusive, and which provides benefits for his or her employees, the employer shall, if applicable, notify the employees of:

      (a) The employer’s inability to pay a premium when due; and

      (b) The employer’s intention to stop paying premiums.

      4.  Any notice required pursuant to this section must be:

      (a) Given at least 15 days before the:

             (1) Acceptance of, change in or termination of benefits or insurers; or

             (2) Next unpaid premium is due; and

      (b) Conspicuously posted at the place of employment or given in another manner which ensures that all employees will receive the information.

      (Added to NRS by 1985, 1061; A 1989, 12551993, 19821995, 26831997, 2962)

NRS 608.158Notice of failure to pay premiums for employee’s insurance; employer’s liability for deductions for premiums and failure to pay premiums without giving required notice; distribution of money recovered by Labor Commissioner for claims brought against employer.

      1.  If an employer is the policyholder of a policy of group life or health insurance which covers his or her employees, the employer shall notify the employees of his or her inability to pay a premium when due or of his or her intention to stop paying premiums. The notice must be:

      (a) Given at least 10 days before the coverage will cease; and

      (b) Conspicuously posted at the place of employment or given in another manner which ensures that all employees will receive the information.

      2.  In addition to any other remedy or penalty provided in this chapter, an employer is liable to an employee for any money deducted from the employee’s wages for the payment of premiums on a policy of group life or health insurance if the money was not so used.

      3.  In addition to any other remedy or penalty provided in this chapter, if:

      (a) An employer knowingly and willfully stops paying premiums on a policy of group life or health insurance and fails to give proper and timely notice to his or her employees pursuant to subsection 1; and

      (b) One or more of the employees, after coverage under the policy ceases and before they are given notice that the employer has stopped paying premiums, incur claims for benefits which those employees would have received under the policy had their coverage not ceased, the employer is liable to those employees for the amount of the claims incurred, except that the employer’s total liability for all such claims combined must not exceed the amount of the premiums, calculated on a monthly basis, that the employer would have been required to pay under the policy to provide coverage for those employees during the period in which the claims were incurred by the employees.

      4.  If the Labor Commissioner brings an action pursuant to subsection 3 against an employer on behalf of the employees, any money recovered by the Labor Commissioner must be distributed on a pro rata basis among the employees who have claims against the employer, except that no employee may recover more than the total amount of all claims that the employee has against the employer. If the amount of money recovered by the Labor Commissioner exceeds the total amount of all claims from all employees, the excess amount must be deposited in the State General Fund.

      (Added to NRS by 1983, 1890; A 1985, 10622005, 203)

DISCLAIMER
Although many of these requirements apply to individual medical professionals and other types of hospitals and health care facilities, the information is presented solely to support Critical Access Hospitals. The reporting requirements and legal mandates on this site are not an exhaustive list and Nevada Rural Hospital Partners, Inc. bears no responsibility or liability for any hospitals' or providers' failure to comply with Federal or State laws or regulations.