Nevada Workers' Compensation
Nevada is known for its nightlife, entertainment, as well as scenic views such as lake Tahoe, and the Red Rock Canyon. However, The Silver State offers much more and is home to many small businesses as well as large corporate headquarters.
Nevada’s has shown amazing growth in recent years. The state is known for its entertainment and night life such as the gambling on the Las Vegas Strip or catching a show at one of the many venues. Major Nevada industries include Agriculture, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Retail, and Constructions. MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Sands, Johnson Electric, and AMERCO are all headquartered in Nevada.
Small businesses in Nevada employ more than 503,000 people. This accounts to 42% of the state’s private workforce, and with 40,300 workplace injuries and 40 fatalities in 2019, small businesses need to make sure they are covered by workers compensation coverage.
Large businesses in Nevada also self-insure and set aside funds that are dedicated towards workers comp. Zenployers is a perfect match for this as well.
WC OverviewWorkers’ compensation is “no-fault”. It doesn’t matter if an employee caused their own injury by being careless. If they are otherwise eligible, they are entitled to benefits unless they intentionally hurt themselves, they were intoxicated, or they committed fraud. Most employees need to be covered under workers’ compensation laws, but there are a few exceptions.
- Theatrical or stage performers
- Musicians whose services last less than two days
- Domestic employees
- Real estate brokers
- Commission sales employees
- Sole proprietors
- Medical treatment
- Temporary total disability
- Temporary partial disability
- Permanent partial disability
- Permanent total disability
- Death benefits
- Funeral benefits
WC PayoutsYour workers’ comp insurance must pay for your employee’s medical treatment from day one for any work-related injury. Work-related illnesses are also covered under workers’ compensation law. Illnesses or conditions caused by exposure to harmful conditions such as mold or products such as caustic chemicals are all covered. If your employees are injured in this way at work in Nevada, they may be entitled to benefits under workers’ compensation law.
Workplace injuries required days away from work
Workplace injuries were in casino hotels
Workplace injuries were in construction
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