Nevada minimum wage in 2021: US$9.75 (without medical benefits) / US$8.75 (with health benefits) (effective July 1, 2021)
Nevada minimum wage in 2020: US$9 (without medical benefits) / US$8 (with health benefits)
Nevada minimum wage in 2000: US$5.15 ($7.93 after inflation adjustment)
Nevada minimum wage in 1980: US$2.75 ($9.21 after inflation adjustment)
Under Nevada wage laws, employers are mandated to pay overtime wages of one and one-half times the minimum wage for hours that are accrued beyond 8 hours within a 24 hour day.
With this specific provision, it appears that the Nevada legislature has attempted to circumvent those criticisms by expressly allowing the legislature to increase Nevada’s minimum wage.
Unlike AB 456, this proposed constitutional amendment would abolish the existing two-tiered minimum wage system in Nevada, at least as a matter of constitutional law.
All Nevada employees working over 40 hours in a work week are entitled an overtime wage of at least 1.5 times their regular hourly pay rate - therefore, the overtime minimum wage in NV is.
While all hourly California employees are entitled to daily overtime, only those hourly employees who are paid less than 1½ times the minimum wage are entitled to daily overtime in Nevada.
Commissions can be highly important as many individuals who are working in primarily commission-based sales positions are not subject to minimum wage or overtime wage laws in Nevada.
While Nevada and federal labor laws have minimum wage and overtime provisions, many factors can contribute to determining whether your employer owes you additional compensation for overtime hours.
Nevada also has a daily overtime requirement, affecting employees who work more than eight hours in a 24-hour period and who earn less than one-and-a-half times the state minimum wage rate.
Nearly 300,000 Nevadans will see higher pay under the new minimum wage law, according to an study conducted by the Washington, D.C.-based think tank Economic Policy Institute.
In addition to any Nevada-specific minimum wage exemptions described above, the Federal Fair Labor Standards act defines special minimum wage rates applicable to certain types of workers.
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