Nevada Paychecks laws & HR compliance analysis

Nevada Paychecks: What you need to know

State wage laws apply to all employers. Employers must establish regular paydays and post a notice in at least two conspicuous places at the workplace specifying those regular paydays (NV Rev. Stat. Sec. 608.080).
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Wages earned before the first day of the month must be paid by 8 a.m. on the 15th day of the month. Wages earned before the 16th must be paid by 8 a.m. on the last day of the month (NV Rev. Stat. Sec. 608.060).
The employer and employees may agree to wage payments at some time other than every 15 days, as long as the agreement is satisfactory and beneficial to both employer and employees, and the employer does not require the employees to enter into such an agreement as a condition of employment (NV Rev. Stat. Sec. 608.070).
Employees absent on paydays. Employees who are absent on payday must be paid within 5 days of making a demand for payment (NV Rev. Stat. Sec. 608.080).
At the time of payment of wages or compensation, the employer must furnish the employee with an itemized list showing the deductions made from the total amount of wages or compensation.
Exemption. Employers whose principal place of business is not in Nevada and whose payroll is prepared outside of Nevada may designate one or more fixed paydays per month for bona fide administrative, executive, and professional employees, outside salespersons, and supervisors.
Wages must be paid in cash or check unless the employee has agreed in writing to some other disposition of wages or the employer has been told by a court or a government agency to direct the employee's wages elsewhere. The latter situation occurs when the employee's wages have been subject to garnishment or ...

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