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Nebraska Hiring: What you need to know

The Nebraska Fair Employment Practices Act prohibits hiring practices that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, marital status, or national origin, unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ) (NE Rev. Stat. Sec. 48-1101et seq.). Separate laws prohibit hiring practices that discriminate on the basis of age (NE Rev. Stat. Sec. 48-1001et seq.) or genetic test results (NE Rev. Stat. Sec. 48-236).
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The Nebraska Fair Employment Practices Act applies to employers with 15 or more employees, the age discrimination law covers employers with 20 or more employees, and the genetic test discrimination law applies to all employers regardless of size. Additional information is available.
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The AIDS Discrimination Act prohibits hiring practices that discriminate against individuals who have, or who are perceived to have, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or AIDS, unless a particular individual is unable to perform job duties or poses a direct threat to the health of others. The Act covers all employers, regardless of size (NE Rev. Stat. Sec. 20-167et seq.).
In response to federal legislation aimed at making it more difficult for individuals to evade child support obligations, all states must now collect information regarding the hire or rehire of employees. This information is intended for use in locating noncustodial parents and enforcing their child support obligations. Nebraska's New Hire Reporting Act requires all employers to report information for each new employee within 20 days of the date of hire (NE Rev. Stat. Sec. 48-2301et seq.).
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