Nebraska is considered to be both an employee- and an employer-friendly state. For example, the state does not prohibit an employer from considering an applicant’s criminal history; however, it requires employers to offer many different leaves.
This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Nebraska.
Enhanced to link users to the most comprehensive coverage of each law and to improve the organization and scope.
Enhanced to improve the comprehensiveness, organization and topics covered of state employment laws.
Several states have filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to nullify new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) before they take effect December 1.
The addition of Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Nebraska brings to 34 the number of states that have partnered with the US Department of Labor as part of its Misclassification Initiative.
Updated to reflect amendment to equal pay law expanding coverage to all employers that employ two or more employees, effective July 20, 2016.
Updated to reflect discipline concerns under the Workplace Privacy Act, effective July 21, 2016.
Updated to reflect employee communications protections in the Workplace Privacy Act, effective July 21, 2016.
Updated to reflect hiring requirements under the Workplace Privacy Act, effective July 20, 2016.
Updated to reflect amendments to equal pay law expanding coverage to employers that employ two or more employees, effective July 20, 2016.
Updated to reflect amendment extending USERRA protections to members of another state's National Guard, effective July 20, 2016.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Nebraska employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.