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Employment Bills of Concern to Businesses: End of Nevada’s 81st Legislative Session

The Nevada Legislature adjourned its 81st session late in the evening on May 31, 2021. Dozens of employment related bills are of great interest to Nevada’s business community. Lindsay Knox, a Vice President in McDonald Carano’s Government Affairs & Advocacy Group, provided important updates on the status of employment bills in the May 2021 and June 2021 issues of Nevada News, a newsletter published by the Retail Association of Nevada (RAN). RAN is a nonpartisan, nonprofit corporation founded in 1969 representing the Retail Community, Chain Drug Council, and Grocery Industry Council.

Please click on the links below to read Lindsay’s legislative recap of important employment bills.

June 2021 issue of Nevada News

  • AB 60 – Settlement Agreements
  • AB 190 – Paid Sick Leave
  • AB 222 – Unlawful Employment Practices
  • SB 107 – Wrongful Termination
  • SB 209 – Paid Leave
  • SB 293 – Job Applicant Salary/Wage Range
  • SB 386 – Right to Return

May 2021 issue of Nevada News

  • AB 47 – Revises provisions relating to employment
  • AB 60 – Makes certain provisions of contract or settlement agreement void and unenforceable
  • AB 61 – Revises provisions relating to trade practices
  • AB 124 – Revises provisions relating to employment
  • AB 152 – Revises provisions relating to the collection of certain debts
  • AB 190 – Provides certain employees with the right to use sick leave to assist certain family members with medical needs
  • AB 222 – Revises provisions governing employment practices
  • AB 289 – Revises provisions relating to deceptive trade practices
  • AB 291 – Revises provisions governing noncompetition covenant.
  • AB 303 – Removes certain exceptions relating to certain requirements for paid leave
  • SB 107 – Makes various changes relating to the statute of limitations for certain causes of action
  • SB 199 – Prohibits certain types of racial discrimination in employment and education
  • SB 209 –Revises provisions relating to employment
  • SB 245 – Makes changes regarding employment
  • SB 293 – Revises provisions relating to employment
  • SB 386 – Revises provisions relating to certain businesses
  • SB 399 – Establishes provisions relating to employment


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