Nevada Overtime Law



Nevada Minimum Wage Law

Minimum wage in Nevada is $6.55 per hour with insurance and $7.55 per hour without insurance.

Frequency Of Payment

Wages must be paid at least semi-monthly.

Rest Periods

Rest periods are based on the total hours worked daily at the rate of 10 minutes for each 3 1/2 hours worked. An unpaid meal period of 30 minutes of uninterrupted time shall be authorized for an employee working a continuous period of 8 hours.

Last Paycheck

When you are fired or laid off, wages and compensation earned and unpaid when discharged become due and payable immediately. The employer has three days to get your final payment to you if you have been terminated. If you quit, wages and compensation must be paid no later than the day on which you would have been regularly been paid or within 7 days, whichever is earlier.

Nevada Overtime Law

Generally, under Nevada Overtime Law, an employer must pay time and one half of an employee's regular wage rate whenever an employee works more than 40 hours in any scheduled workweek. In addition, employees who are paid a base rate of one and one half times the minimum wage or less per hour may be entitled to overtime if they work more than 8 hours in any workday. There are a number of exemptions to this rule and federal wage and hour rules may apply. See NRS 608.018 for more information on exemptions.

For more information regarding Nevada Wage and Hour Laws and Nevada Overtime Law visit the Office of the Nevada Labor Commissioner at http://www.laborcommissioner.com/

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