Nebraska

 


When personal injury is caused to an employee by accident or occupational disease, arising out of and in the course of his or her employment, such employee shall receive compensation therefor...


In all cases brought under sections 48-101 to 48-108, it shall not be a defense (a) that the employee was negligent, unless it shall also appear that such negligence was willful, or that...


If an employer, as defined in section 48-106, does not carry a policy of workers' compensation insurance nor qualify as a self-insurer or, in the case of an employer who is a lessor of one or...


The provisions of sections 48-101 to 48-103 shall apply to any claim for the death of an employee arising under sections 30-809 and 30-810 concerning death by wrongful act. ...


(1) The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act shall apply to the State of Nebraska and every governmental agency created by it, and to every employer in this state, including nonresident...


In all actions at law brought pursuant to sections 48-101 to 48-108 the burden of proof to establish willful negligence of the injured employee shall be on the defendant. ...


No claim or agreement for legal services or disbursements in support of any demand made or suit brought under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act shall be an enforceable lien against...


If both employer and employee become subject to the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act, both shall be bound by the schedule of compensation provided in such act, which compensation shall be...


When employer and employee shall by agreement, express or implied, or otherwise as provided in section 48-112 accept the provisions of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act, compensation shall...


Such agreement or the election provided for in section 48-112 shall be a surrender by the parties thereto of their rights to any other method, form, or amount of compensation or...


In the occupations described in section 48-106, all contracts of employment shall be presumed to have been made with reference and subject to the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act. Every...


The following shall constitute employers subject to the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act: (1) the state and every governmental agency created by it; and (2) every person, firm, or...


Sections 48-115, 48-115.01, and 48-146 shall be so construed as to effectuate their general purpose to extend workers' compensation coverage to additional employees and officers as soon as...


An employer who is a lessor of one or more commercial motor vehicles leased to a self-insured motor carrier, may agree with the self-insured motor carrier that benefits under the Nebraska...


Any person, firm, or corporation creating or carrying into operation any scheme, artifice, or device to enable him or her, them, or it to execute work without being responsible to the workers...


When compensation is claimed from or proceedings taken against a person, firm, or corporation under section 48-116, the compensation shall be calculated with reference to the wage the worker...


No compensation shall be allowed for the first seven calendar days of disability, except as provided in section 48-120, but if disability extends beyond the period of seven calendar...


As used in section 48-120, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Plastic surgery shall mean that branch of surgery concerned with the repair or restoration of lost, injured, or...


(1) (a) (i) Commencing July 1, 1991, the maximum weekly income benefit under sections 48-121 and 48-122 shall be two hundred sixty-five dollars. (ii) Commencing June 1, 1994, the...


For purposes of section 48-121.01, the state average weekly wage shall be determined by the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court as follows: On or before October 1 of each year, the total...


(1) If death results from injuries and the deceased employee leaves one or more dependents dependent upon his or her earnings for support at the time of injury, the compensation, subject...


Compensation under section 48-122 shall be payable in the amount and to the following persons subject to the maximum limits specified in sections 48-122 and 48-122.03: (1) If there is a...


Upon the cessation of income benefits under section 48-122.01 to or on account of any person, the income benefits of the remaining persons entitled to income benefits for the unexpired part of...


The maximum weekly income benefits payable for all beneficiaries in case of death shall not exceed seventy-five percent of the average weekly wage of the deceased, subject to the maximum limits...


The death of an injured employee prior to the expiration of the period within which he or she would receive such disability payment shall be deemed to end such disability, and all liability...


The following persons shall be conclusively presumed to be dependent for support upon a deceased employee: (1) A wife upon a husband with whom she is living or upon whom she is actually...


(1) Except as hereinafter provided, all amounts of compensation payable under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act shall be payable periodically in accordance with the methods of payment...


Any employer who knowingly transfers, sells, encumbers, assigns, or in any manner disposes of, conceals, secretes, or destroys any property or records belonging to such employer, after one of...


Wherever in the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act the term wages is used, it shall be construed to mean the money rate at which the service rendered is recompensed under the contract of hiring...


In determining the compensation to be paid any member of the military forces of this state, any member of a law enforcement reserve force, any member of a volunteer fire department in any rural...


If the employee is injured by reason of his or her intentional willful negligence, or by reason of being in a state of intoxication, neither he or she nor his or her beneficiaries shall...


(1) For injuries occurring before December 1, 1997: (a) If an employee who has a preexisting permanent partial disability whether from compensable injury or otherwise, which is or is likely...


In case any employee for whose injury or death compensation is payable under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act shall, at the time of the injury, be employed and paid jointly by two or...


No savings or insurance of the injured employee or any contribution made by him or her to any benefit fund or protective association independent of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act shall...


No agreement by an employee to waive his or her rights to compensation under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act shall be valid. ...


If an injured employee or a dependent is mentally incompetent or is a minor at the time when any right or privilege accrues to him or her under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act, his or...


No proceedings for compensation for an injury under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act shall be maintained unless a notice of the injury shall have been given to the employer as soon...


After an employee has given notice of an injury, as provided in section 48-133, and from time to time thereafter during the continuance of his or her disability, he or she shall, if so...


(1) The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court may develop and implement an independent medical examiner system consistent with the requirements of this section. As part of such system,...


Except as provided in section 23-1824, in all death claims, where the cause of death is obscure or disputed, any interested party may require an autopsy, the cost of such autopsy to be borne...


The interested parties shall have the right to settle all matters of compensation between themselves with the consent of the insurance carrier, if any, and in accordance with the Nebraska...


In case of personal injury, all claims for compensation shall be forever barred unless, within two years after the accident, the parties shall have agreed upon the compensation payable under...


The amounts of compensation payable periodically under the law by agreement of the parties with the approval of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court may be commuted to one or more...


Whenever an injured employee or his or her dependents and the employer agree that the amounts of compensation due as periodic payments for death, permanent disability, or claimed...


All settlements by agreement of the parties with the approval of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court and all awards of compensation made by the compensation court, except those...


All amounts paid by an employer or by an insurance company carrying such risk, as the case may be, and received by the employee or his or her dependents by lump-sum payments, approved by...


At any time after the amount of any award has been agreed upon by the parties and approved by the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court, a sum equal to the present value of all future...


In case of death, where no executor or administrator is qualified, the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall, by order, direct payment to be made to such person as would be...


Reports of accidents and settlements shall be made in form and manner as prescribed and directed by the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court. Such reports, if filed by an insurance company...


In every case of reportable injury occurring in the course of employment, the employer or insurance carrier shall file a report thereof with the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court. Such...


(1) Whenever any insurance carrier shall write a policy of workers' compensation insurance under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act, such carrier shall file a report showing the name...


(1) (a) If an insurer intends to cancel a contract or policy of insurance issued by the insurer under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act within the contract or policy period, the insurer...


Any employer, risk management pool, or insurance carrier who fails, neglects, or refuses to file any report required of him or her by the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall be guilty of...


To secure the payment of compensation under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act: (1) Every employer in the occupations described in section 48-106, except the State of Nebraska and...


(1) Any employer required to secure the payment of compensation under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act who willfully fails to secure the payment of such compensation shall be guilty of...


Every employer shall upon request of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court report to it the number of his or her employees and the nature of their work and also the name of the...


Sections 48-125.01, 48-145.01, and 48-145.02 shall not affect any other liability of the employer under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act. ...


(1) The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall, prior to January 1 of each year, estimate as closely as possible the actual cost to the court of evaluating an application for...


(1) No policy of insurance against liability arising under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act shall be issued and no agreement pursuant to section 44-4304 providing group...


(1) For purposes of this section: (a) Assigned risk employer means a Nebraska employer that is in good faith entitled to, but is unable to obtain, workers' compensation insurance...


(1) Each workers' compensation insurance policy issued by an insurer pursuant to the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act: (a) Shall offer, at the option of the insured employer, a deductible...


Nothing in the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act shall affect any existing contract for employers liability insurance, or affect the organization of any mutual or other insurance company, or...


If any employee, or his or her dependents in case of death, of any employer subject to the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act files any claim with, or accepts any payment from such employer,...


No proceeds or interest thereon from payments or lump-sum settlements under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act or law of another state which provides compensation and benefits for...


The right to compensation and all compensation awarded any injured employee or for death claims to his or her dependents in any amount shall have the same preference against the assets of...


Throughout the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act, the following words and phrases shall be considered to have the following meaning, respectively, unless the context clearly indicates a...


Recognizing that (1) industrial relations between employers and employees within the State of Nebraska are affected with a vital public interest, (2) an impartial and efficient administration...


The members of the judicial nominating commission for the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall be selected on a statewide basis as provided in section 24-803. ...


The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall consist of seven judges. Judges holding office on August 30, 1981, shall continue in office until expiration of their respective terms of office...


No person shall be eligible for the office of judge of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court unless he or she: (1) Is at least thirty years of age; (2) Is a citizen of the United States;...


Any judge of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court may be removed in the same manner and for the same causes as a judge of the district court may be removed. ...


The judges of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall, on July 1 of every odd-numbered year by a majority vote, select one of their number as presiding judge for the next two years....


When any judge of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall be disqualified from acting in any case or matter before him or her, is temporarily absent from the state, or shall be...


A majority of the judges of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall constitute a quorum to adopt rules and regulations, as provided in sections 48-163 and 48-164, to transact...


The presiding judge of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall appoint a clerk of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court, who shall hold office at the pleasure of the compensation...


Each of the judges of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court, and the clerk thereof, shall, before entering upon or discharging any of the duties of his or her office, be bonded under...


(1) As soon as the same may be legally paid under the Constitution of Nebraska, each judge of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall receive an annual salary of ninety-two and...


Section 48-159 shall be so interpreted as to effectuate its general purpose, to provide, in the public interest, adequate compensation as therein provided for judges of the Nebraska...


The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall have a seal for the authentication of its orders, awards, judgments, summons, subpoenas, and other writs. The seal may be either an engraved or...


All disputed claims for workers' compensation shall be submitted to the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court for a finding, award, order, or judgment. Such compensation court shall...


The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court, or any judge thereof, is authorized and empowered to examine under oath or otherwise any person, employee, employer, agent, superintendent, foreman,...


(1) The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court or any judge thereof may rule upon any motion addressed to the court by any party to a suit or proceeding, including, but not limited to, motions...


(1) The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court, by a majority vote of the judges thereof, may adopt and promulgate all reasonable rules and regulations necessary for carrying out the intent...


The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall regulate and provide the kind and character of notices and the services thereof and, in case of an injury by accident to an employee, the nature...


The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall prepare and furnish to employees, employers, and to insurance companies licensed to write compensation insurance in this state, blank forms...


On or before January 1 of each year, the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall issue an annual report for the past fiscal year which shall include (1) pertinent information...


The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall keep and maintain, in its office at the State Capitol, full and true record of all proceedings, documents, or papers ordered filed, rules...


(1) The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall not be bound by the usual common-law or statutory rules of evidence or by any technical or formal rules of procedure, other than as...


A transcribed copy of the evidence and proceedings, or any specific part thereof, of any investigation taken by a stenographer for the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court or by a court...


Every order and award of a single judge of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall be binding upon each party at interest unless an application for review has been filed with...


Except as otherwise provided in sections 48-192 to 48-1,109, the words order, award, and judgment, as used in the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act, are used interchangeably and are deemed...


Except as provided in sections 48-138 and 48-139, there shall be no filing fees charged by the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court. When a reasonable attorney's fee is allowed the...


Procedure before the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall be as follows: In all cases involving a dispute with reference to workers' compensation, either party at interest, without...


Upon the filing of such petition a summons shall issue and be served upon the adverse party, as in civil causes, together with a copy of the petition. Return of service shall be made within...


(1) Whenever the post office address of the defendant is known or may be ascertained by the officer or person charged with the duty of serving the same, such summons may be served by such...


(1) The performance of work in the State of Nebraska (a) by an employer, who is a nonresident of the State of Nebraska, (b) by any resident employer who becomes a nonresident of this state...


Within seven days after the return day of such summons the party at interest upon whom the same is served shall file an answer to such petition, which shall admit or deny the substantial...


At the time a petition or motion is filed, one of the judges of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall be assigned to hear the cause. It shall be heard in the county in which the...


The judge shall make such findings and orders, awards, or judgments as the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court or judge is authorized by law to make. Such findings, orders, awards, and...


Whenever any petition is filed and the claimant's right to compensation is not in issue, but the issue of liability is raised as between an employer, a carrier, or a risk management pool...


Either party at interest who refuses to accept the final findings, order, award, or judgment of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court on the original hearing may, within fourteen days after...


The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court may, on its own motion, modify or change its findings, order, award, or judgment at any time before appeal and within ten days from the date of...


Applications for rehearing pending in the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court on July 15, 1992, and cases in which a hearing has been held prior to such date but in which no award has been...


In case either party at interest refuses to accept any final order of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court on original hearing, such party may, within fourteen days thereafter, file with...


Any appeal from the judgment of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court after review shall be prosecuted and the procedure, including the designation of parties, handling of costs and the...


In all cases when the accident occurred outside of the State of Nebraska, the hearing before a judge of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court shall be at Lincoln, Nebraska, or in any...


No filing fees shall be charged by the clerk of any court for any service required by the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act except as provided in sections 48-138, 48-139, and 48-188. ...


Any order, award, or judgment by the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court, or any judge thereof, certified to by the clerk of the compensation court, or by the Court of Appeals or Supreme...


The state and governmental agencies created by the state may be sued in the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court upon claims for compensation benefits under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation...


Notwithstanding any more general or special law respecting the subject matter hereof, whenever the last day of the period within which a party to an action may file any paper or pleading with...



The Legislature declares that it is its intent and purpose through sections 48-192 to 48-1,109 to provide uniform procedures for the bringing of workers' compensation claims against the state,...


For purposes of sections 48-192 to 48-1,109, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) State agency shall include all departments, agencies, boards, courts, bureaus, and commissions of...


The Risk Manager, on behalf of the State Claims Board and with the advice of the Attorney General, shall have the authority to pay claims of all workers' compensation benefits when liability...


The State Claims Board shall, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, adopt and promulgate such rules and regulations as are necessary to carry out sections 48-192 to 48-1,109. ...


The State Claims Board may delegate to a state agency the handling of workers' compensation claims of employees of that agency, under the supervision and direction of the Attorney General. ...


All claims under sections 48-192 to 48-1,109 shall be filed with the Risk Manager. The Risk Manager shall immediately advise the Attorney General of the filing of any claim. It shall be the...


Suits shall be brought in the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court as set out in the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act, and the compensation court shall in each case designate and allow...


In all suits brought under sections 48-192 to 48-1,109, the state shall be liable in the same manner and to the same extent as a private individual under like circumstances, except that no writ...

 

 

Whenever any employee of any public service corporation, or of a contractor who works for such corporation, or contractor doing business in the State of Nebraska, shall be discharged...


Such letter shall be written in its entirety upon a plain sheet of white paper to be selected by such employee. No printed blank shall be used, and if such letter be written on a typewriter,...


If any superintendent, manager or contractor shall fail or refuse to issue such letter to such employee upon request, or willfully fail or negligently refuse to give such letter, or fail to...


Any person, firm, or corporation owning or operating an assembling plant, workshop, or mechanical establishment employing one or more persons, shall allow all of their employees not less...


Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of section 48-212 shall be guilty of a Class III misdemeanor. ...


It is hereby declared to be the policy of this state that no representative agency of labor, in collective bargaining with employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of...


It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, engaged to any extent whatsoever in the State of Nebraska in the production, manufacture or distribution of military or naval...


Any person, firm or corporation, violating any of the provisions of section 48-215, shall be guilty of a Class III misdemeanor. Each violation of section 48-215 shall be a separate offense. ...


To make operative the provisions of sections 13, 14 and 15 of Article XV of the Constitution of Nebraska, no person shall be denied employment because of membership in or affiliation with,...


The term labor organization means any organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee or plan, which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing...


Any individual, corporation or association that enters into a contract after September 7, 1947, in violation of the provisions of section 48-217, shall be guilty of a Class IV misdemeanor. ...


As used in sections 48-220 to 48-223, unless the context otherwise requires, employer shall mean and include an individual, a partnership, a limited liability company, an association,...


It shall be unlawful for any employer, as defined in section 48-220, to require any applicant for employment, to pay the cost of a medical examination required by the employer as a condition...


Any employer who violates the provisions of section 48-221 shall be guilty of a Class V misdemeanor. Each violation shall constitute a separate offense. It shall be the duty of the Commissioner...


The provisions of sections 48-220 to 48-223 shall not apply to any employment relationship entered into by the state or any subdivision of the state when a physical examination is required by...


(1) Any employee of the State of Nebraska, any municipal corporation, or any public body or agency created by the laws of this state, who desires to participate voluntarily in any...


As used in sections 48-225 to 48-231, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Veteran means any person who served full-time duty with military pay and allowances in the armed forces of...


A preference shall be given to preference eligibles seeking employment with the State of Nebraska or its governmental subdivisions. ...


Veterans who obtain passing scores on all parts or phases of an examination shall have five points added to their passing score if a claim for such points is made on the application. An...


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It shall be the duty of the Commissioner of Labor to enforce the provisions of sections 48-225 to 48-231. The commissioner shall act on preference claims as follows: (1) When the...


Any person who violates sections 48-225 to 48-231 shall be guilty of a Class IV misdemeanor. Such person shall be prohibited from receiving any compensation from public funds until he or...


The county attorneys, in their respective counties, shall prosecute, before any court of appropriate jurisdiction, all persons charged with violating sections 48-225 to 48-231. ...


For purposes of section 48-233: (1) Anabolic steroid shall have the definition found in section 28-401; (2) Employee shall mean any person, paid or unpaid, who in any way assists an...


(1) In addition to the penalties provided in the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, any employee of a state agency, political subdivision, or institution who possesses, dispenses,...


(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, whenever an employer, including a governmental agency, permits an employee to take a leave of absence upon the birth of the...


A state agency or political subdivision shall not directly require a law enforcement officer employed by the state agency or political subdivision to issue a certain number or percentage...


(1) For purposes of this section: (a) Employee does not include an individual employed in the domestic service of any person; (b) Employer means a person who has one or more employees;...

 


For purposes of sections 48-302 to 48-313: (1) Employment means (a) service for wages or (b) being under a contract of hire, written or oral, express or implied. Employment, other...


No child under sixteen years of age shall be employed or permitted or suffered to work in any employment as defined in section 48-301 within this state unless the person or corporation...


Section 48-302 shall not be construed to apply to the employment of any child solely as a caddy on any golf course or place where golf is played. ...


Section 48-302 shall not apply to a parent or a person standing in loco parentis who employs and directly supervises his or her own child or a child in his or her custody in a business owned...


(1) A child under the age of twelve shall not be employed in detasseling. (2) A child who is at least twelve years but less than sixteen years of age may be employed in detasseling if: (a)...


(1) An employer who employs a child under sixteen years of age in detasseling shall provide at least two supervisors who are eighteen years of age or older at each location where detasseling...


Except as otherwise provided in this section, an employment certificate shall be approved only by the superintendent of the primary high school district in which the child resides or by a...


The person authorized to issue an employment certificate under section 48-303 shall not issue such certificate until he or she has received, examined, approved, and filed the following papers...


Such certificate shall state the date and place of birth of such child and describe the color of the hair and eyes, the height and weight and any distinguishing facial marks of such child,...


The school record shall be signed by the teacher and principal of the school which such child has attended and shall be furnished on demand to a child entitled thereto. It shall contain...


The superintendent of public schools in all cities and towns having a population of more than one thousand according to the last official census and the presiding officer of all other...


Regular attendance of a child at any public evening school, maintained in any city or village when instruction is given not less than twenty weeks each year, three evenings each week, and...


The age and schooling certificate provided for herein shall be made out upon blank forms prescribed and furnished in triplicate by the Department of Labor. ...


No person under the age of sixteen years shall be employed or suffered to work in any employment as defined in section 48-301 more than forty-eight hours in any one week, nor more than eight...


When the Department of Labor finds it to be in the best interests of the child, the Department of Labor may issue a special permit waiving any requirement or restriction imposed on employment of...


The fees established by the Commissioner of Labor pursuant to sections 48-310 and 48-310.01 shall be established with due regard for the costs of administering sections 48-310 and 48-310.01....


Whoever employs a child under sixteen years of age and whoever, having under his or her control a child under such age, causes or permits such child to be employed in violation of sections...


No child under the age of sixteen years shall be employed in any work which by reason of the nature of the work or place of performance is dangerous to life or limb or in which his or her...


Every factory, mill, workshop, mercantile or mechanical establishment or other building, where one or more persons are employed, shall be provided within reasonable access, with a...


In factories, mills, workshops, mercantile or mechanical establishments, or other places where the labor performed by the operator is of such a character that it becomes necessary to change...


If in any of the aforesaid places any process is carried on by which dust or fumes are caused, which may be inhaled by the persons employed therein, or if the air shall become exhausted or...


All of the aforesaid places shall be kept clean and free from effluvia arising from any drain, privy or nuisance, and shall be ventilated and kept in a sanitary condition. The Department of...


All persons, companies or corporations operating any factory or workshop where grinding wheels, or grinding machines, emery wheels or emery belts of any description are used, whether solid...


No emery wheels or grindstones in any factory, mill or workshop, shall be used when known to the person using the same to be cracked or otherwise defective, nor operated at a greater speed...


Every emery wheel and grindstone shall be fitted with a sheet or cast iron hood or hopper, of such form so adjusted that the dust or refuse therefrom will fall or be thrown into such hood...


Every such wheel six inches or less in diameter shall be provided with a three-inch suction pipe; wheels six inches to twenty-four inches in diameter, with a four-inch suction pipe; wheels...


A metal or other suitable screen shall be placed around each laundry extractor or other exposed high-speed revolving machinery. ...


Wood planers, wood shapers, swing saws, equalizing saws, circular heading jointers, wood polishers, buzz planers, lathe bolters, and all similar machinery, shall be equipped with requisite...


All safety appliances prescribed by sections 48-401 to 48-424 shall be subject to the approval of the Commissioner of Labor. The commissioner is directed and empowered to formulate, adopt,...


(1) The Commissioner of Labor shall, from time to time, create advisory committees composed of employers, employees, and such other persons as the commissioner may designate, to advise him...


It shall be the duty of the Commissioner of Labor to make or cause to be made periodic inspections of all places of employment for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of such safety codes...


Any person in interest, or his duly authorized agent, may file a petition with the Commissioner of Labor for a review of the validity or reasonableness of any code, order, rule or standard...


Any person in interest who is dissatisfied with the decision of the Commissioner of Labor may appeal the decision, and the decision shall be in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act. ...


Signs or indicating lamps shall be placed at all switches in electric light and power plants or other places where high-pressure currents are used, to show whether the current is on or off...


The Commissioner of Labor shall, on or before the first day of July 1965, appoint a state elevator inspector, subject to the approval of the Governor, who shall work under the direct...


It shall be the duty of the state elevator inspector to inspect or cause to be inspected all freight and passenger elevators in this state at least once every twelve months in order to...


The Commissioner of Labor and the state elevator inspector shall have the right and power to enter any building or structure, public or private, for the purpose of inspecting any equipment...


Upon making an inspection of any equipment covered by sections 48-418 to 48-418.12 and receipt of the inspection fee, the inspector shall give to the owner or user thereof a certificate...


The provisions of sections 48-418 to 48-418.12 shall not apply to (1) elevators under the jurisdiction and subject to inspection by the United States Government, (2) elevators used exclusively...


The state elevator inspector shall investigate and report to the commissioner the cause of any elevator accident that may occur in the state, the loss of life, the injuries sustained, and...


The state elevator inspector shall maintain a complete and accurate record of the name of the owner or user of each elevator and equipment subject to sections 48-418 to 48-418.12 and a...


The inspections required by sections 48-418 to 48-418.12 shall not be made when any owner or user of any equipment obtains an inspection by a representative of a reputable insurance...


The state elevator inspector shall notify the user in writing of any equipment found to be unsafe or unfit for operation setting forth the nature and extent of any defect or other...


(1) The Commissioner of Labor may charge a reasonable fee for each elevator inspection. The commissioner shall establish the fees at a level necessary to meet the costs of the elevator...


The Elevator Inspection Fund is hereby created. The Commissioner of Labor shall use the fund for the administration of the elevator inspection program pursuant to sections 48-418 to 48-418.14....


Any person, persons, corporations and the directors, managers, superintendents and officers of such corporations violating any of the provisions of sections 48-418 to 48-418.12, shall be guilty...


The Commissioner of Labor shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations to establish safety requirements for elevators used in this state. A safety code may be adopted as a rule and...


For purposes of sections 48-418 to 48-418.12, unless the context otherwise requires, elevator shall include (1) any hoisting or lowering mechanism equipped with a car or platform which moves...


Where a number of boilers deliver to a common steam main, they shall be equipped with a shutoff or throttle valve for each boiler to take it out of service for repairs and inspection...


Every factory or other institution, more than two stories in height, shall be equipped with outside fireproof iron stairways, chutes or toboggans, and one automatic fire escape for every...


Every person operating a plant where machinery is used, shall report in writing to the Department of Labor all fatal accidents within forty-eight hours after their occurrence, and all...


Every person operating a plant where machinery is used who shall violate any of the provisions of sections 48-401 to 48-424 shall be liable in damages to any person injured, as a result...


The continuance by any person in the employ of any such operator shall not be deemed an assumption of the risks of such employment. ...


Every person who shall violate any of the provisions of sections 48-401 to 48-423 shall be guilty of a Class II misdemeanor. ...


All scaffolds, hoists, cranes, stays, ladders, supports or other mechanical contrivances used in the erection, repairing, alteration, removal or painting of any house, building, bridge, viaduct...


If in any house, building or structure in process of erection or construction, except a private barn, or a private house, the distance between the enclosed walls is more than twenty-four feet...


The owner of every house, building or structure, except a private barn or a private house, shall affix and display conspicuously on each floor of such building during construction, a...


Whenever it shall come to the notice of the Department of Labor or the local authority in any city or village of this state, charged with the duty of enforcing the building laws, that...


Any person employing or directing another to perform labor of any kind in the erecting, altering, repairing or painting of any water pipe, standpipe, tank, smokestack, chimney, tower,...


All contractors and owners, when constructing buildings where the plans and specifications require the floors to be arched between the beams thereof, or where the floors or filling in between...


If elevating machines or hoisting apparatus are used within a building in the course of construction for the purpose of lifting materials to be used in such construction, the contractors or...


If elevating machines or hoisting apparatus, operated or controlled by other than hand power, are used in the construction, alteration or removal of any building or other structure, a complete...


All architects or draftsmen in preparing plans, specifications or drawings to be used in the erection, repairing, altering or removing of any building or structure within the terms and...


(1) Any person violating any of the provisions of sections 48-425 to 48-432 shall be guilty of a Class II misdemeanor. (2) All prosecutions for offenses relating to health and safety laws...


The continuance by any person in the employ of any such operator shall not be deemed an assumption of the risk of such employment. ...


As used in sections 48-436 to 48-442, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) High voltage shall mean a voltage in excess of seven hundred fifty volts, measured between conductors,...


No person, firm, or corporation, or agent of the same, shall require or permit any employee, except an authorized and qualified person, to perform and no person, except an authorized and...


(1) Except as provided in subsections (2) and (3) of this section, the operation or erection of any tools, machinery or equipment, or any part thereof capable of vertical, lateral or...


The owner, agent or employer responsible for the operation of equipment shall post and maintain in plain view of the operator on each crane, derrick, driver, or similar apparatus, any part...


Before any operations are to be performed within ten feet of any overhead high voltage conductors, or whenever any equipment in transit as described in subsection (2) of section 48-438 can...


Nothing in sections 48-436 to 48-442 shall apply to any authorized or qualified person as defined in section 48-436 or the owner, agent, or employer of such persons in the performance of work...


Any person, firm, or corporation, or any employee thereof violating any provisions of sections 48-436 to 48-442 shall be guilty of a Class V misdemeanor. Each day's failure to comply with any...


(1) Not later than January 1, 1994, every public and private employer subject to the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act shall establish a safety committee. Such committee shall adopt and...


If the Commissioner of Labor finds, after notice and hearing, that an employer has failed to establish a safety committee pursuant to section 48-443 within fifteen days after notification by...


The Commissioner of Labor shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations to carry out sections 48-443 and 48-444. ...


Laws 1999, LB 2, 3. ...


For purposes of sections 48-501.01 to 48-513, 48-515, 48-516, and 48-518 to 48-524, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Person shall mean natural persons, corporations,...


No person, firm, or corporation in this state shall open, operate, or maintain a private employment agency for hire or for help without first obtaining a license for the same from the...


The Commissioner of Labor shall require with each application for a license a surety bond in the penal sum of ten thousand dollars. Such bond shall be approved by the commissioner and...


In case of refusal of any person to comply with the order of the Commissioner of Labor or subpoena issued by him, or the refusal of any witness to testify to any matter regarding which he may...


No private employment agency shall print, publish or paint on any sign or window, or insert in any newspaper or publication a name similar to that of the Nebraska state employment service. ...


It shall be the duty of every private employment agency to keep a register in which shall be entered the name and sex of every person for whom employment is secured and the amount of fee...


Every private employment agency shall issue a record to each person securing employment or help showing the occupation, name, and address of the applicant and the amount of fee charged...


The fee for procuring employment or help in all cases shall be clearly set out in the records provided for in section 48-508. The record shall plainly show the amount of the registration fee...


Any private employment agency, or agent thereof, who shall be guilty of dividing fees with any superintendent, manager, foreman or other employees of any person, company, corporation...


No private employment agency shall knowingly send, or cause to be sent, any help or servant to any place of bad repute, house of ill fame, or assignation house or to any house or place...


It shall be the duty of the Commissioner of Labor to enforce sections 48-503 to 48-514. When informed of any violation thereof it shall be his duty to investigate the same, as...


All money paid to the Commissioner of Labor or license fees under section 48-503, shall be paid over by him to the State Treasurer. ...


No foreign labor agent, labor bureau or labor agency or other person or corporation domiciled in any other state or territory of the United States shall enter this state and attempt to...


Any labor agent hiring, enticing or soliciting common or agricultural workers in this state for employment beyond this state, shall make monthly reports to the commissioner on the first day...


Any person violating the provisions of section 48-515 or 48-516 shall be subject to the penalties set out in section 48-513. ...


A registration fee not to exceed five dollars may be charged by such private employment agency when such agency shall be of actual expense in advertising such individual applicant, or in...


No private employment agency shall, as a condition to registering or obtaining employment for such applicant, require such applicant to subscribe to any publication or exact any fee,...


No private employment agency shall send out any applicant for employment without having a bona fide employment order on file which shall state the name and address of the prospective employer,...


Every such private employment agency shall give to every applicant for employment a card or printed paper containing the name of the applicant, the name and address of the employment agency,...


If employment furnished the applicant does not continue more than ninety days, through no fault of the employee, then all fees paid or pledged by the employee, with the exception of an...


The Commissioner of Labor shall determine through whose fault the employment did not continue for purposes of section 48-523. Upon a finding by the Commissioner of Labor or by any court...


Sections 48-601 to 48-671 shall be known and may be cited as the Employment Security Law. ...


The commissioner, for his or her services with respect to the administration of the Employment Security Law, shall receive the sum fixed by the Governor, payable monthly, to be paid from...


(1) It shall be the duty of the Commissioner of Labor to administer the Employment Security Law. He or she shall have the power and authority to employ such persons, make such...


The commissioner, with the written consent of the Department of Administrative Services, is authorized and empowered to use any funds available under either subdivision (1)(a) or (1)(b) of...


The commissioner shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations necessary to carry out the Employment Security Law pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act. This section shall not...


The Commissioner of Labor shall furnish eight copies of the text of the Employment Security Law and his or her rules and regulations to the Nebraska Publications Clearinghouse. ...


Subject to other provisions of the Employment Security Law, the Commissioner of Labor is authorized to appoint, fix the compensation of, and prescribe the duties and powers of such...


There is hereby created a state advisory council of six members to be appointed by the Commissioner of Labor. Two of the members shall be representatives of employers, two shall be...


The Commissioner of Labor, with the advice and aid of advisory councils, shall take all appropriate steps to reduce and prevent unemployment; to encourage and assist in the adoption of...


Each employer, whether or not subject to the Employment Security Law, shall keep true and accurate work records containing such information as the Commissioner of Labor may prescribe. Such...


In the discharge of the duties imposed by the Employment Security Law, the Commissioner of Labor, an appeal tribunal, and any duly authorized representative of any of them shall have power...


The Commissioner of Labor, an appeal tribunal, or a duly authorized representative of the commissioner or an appeal tribunal may petition a court to enforce a subpoena issued by the...


In the administration of the Employment Security Law, the Commissioner of Labor shall cooperate, to the fullest extent consistent with such law, with the Secretary of Labor of the United...

There is hereby established as a special fund, separate and apart from all public money or funds of this state, an Unemployment Compensation Fund, which fund shall be administered by...


The Commissioner of Labor shall designate a treasurer and custodian of the fund, who shall be selected in accordance with section 48-609, and who shall administer such fund in accordance with...


Money shall be requisitioned from this state's account in the Unemployment Trust Fund solely for the payment of benefits in accordance with lawful rules and regulations prescribed by...


The provisions of sections 48-617 to 48-619, to the extent that they relate to the Unemployment Trust Fund, shall be operative only so long as such Unemployment Trust Fund continues to exist...


This state recognizes its obligation to replace, and hereby pledges the faith of this state that funds will be provided in the future, and applied to the replacement of, any money received...


(1) There is hereby created in the state treasury a special fund to be known as the State Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. All state unemployment insurance tax collected under sections 48-648...


(1) There is hereby created in the state treasury a special fund to be known as the Nebraska Training and Support Trust Fund. Any money in the fund available for investment shall be invested...


(1) There is hereby created as of January 1, 1996, the Nebraska Worker Training Board consisting of seven members appointed and serving for terms determined by the Governor as follows: (a)...


All benefits provided in the Employment Security Law shall be payable from the Unemployment Compensation Fund. All benefits shall be paid through employment offices in accordance with such...


(1) Each eligible individual who is unemployed in any week shall be paid with respect to such week a benefit in an amount equal to his or her full weekly benefit amount if he or she has...


Any otherwise eligible individual shall be entitled during any benefit year to a total amount of benefits equal to whichever is the lesser of (1) twenty-six times his or her benefit amount or...


(1) An individual shall be ineligible for payment of extended benefits for any week of unemployment in his or her eligibility period if the commissioner finds that during such period (a) he or...


(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, payment of extended benefits shall not be made to any individual for any week if (a) extended benefits would, but for this section,...


Claims for benefits shall be made in accordance with such rules and regulations as the commissioner may prescribe. Each employer shall post and maintain printed statements of such rules...


(1) An individual filing a new claim for unemployment compensation shall, at the time of the filing of such claim, be advised that: (a) Unemployment compensation is subject to federal and...


A determination upon a claim filed pursuant to section 48-629 shall be made promptly by a representative designated by the commissioner, hereinafter referred to as a deputy, and shall include...


The deputy may reconsider a determination whenever he finds that an error in computation or identity has occurred in connection therewith, or that wages of the claimant pertinent to...


Notice of a determination upon a claim shall be promptly given to the claimant by delivery thereof or by mailing such notice to his or her last-known address. In addition, notice of...


(1) To hear and decide disputed claims, the commissioner shall appoint one or more impartial appeal tribunals consisting in each case of an administrative law judge, who shall be an...


The claimant or any other party entitled to notice of a determination as provided in section 48-632, may file an appeal from such determination with an appeal tribunal. Notice of appeal must be...


The manner in which disputed claims shall be presented and the conduct of hearings and appeals shall be in accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the commissioner for determining...


Except insofar as reconsideration of any determination is had under sections 48-630 to 48-632, any right, fact, or matter in issue, directly passed upon or necessarily involved in a...


Any party to the proceedings before the appeal tribunal may appeal the tribunal's decision by filing a petition (1) in the district court of the county in which the individual claiming...


An appeal may be taken from the decision of the district court to the Court of Appeals in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act. ...


No bond shall be required as a condition of initiating a proceeding for judicial review or entering an appeal from the decision of the court upon such review. Costs which would be otherwise...


The commissioner shall be a party entitled to notice in any proceeding involving a claim for benefits before an appeal tribunal. In any proceeding for judicial review pursuant to sections...


Witnesses subpoenaed pursuant to sections 48-629 to 48-644 shall be allowed fees at a rate fixed by the commissioner and not exceeding the amount allowed for witness fees in district court....


Benefits shall be promptly paid in accordance with a determination or redetermination. If pursuant to a determination or redetermination benefits are payable in any amount as to which there is...


Any agreement by an individual to waive, release, or commute his or her rights to benefits or any other rights under the Employment Security Law shall be void. Any agreement by an individual...


No individual claiming benefits shall be charged fees of any kind in any proceeding under the Employment Security Law except as provided herein. Any individual claiming benefits in any...


(1) Combined tax shall accrue and become payable by each employer not otherwise entitled to make payments in lieu of contributions for each calendar year in which he or she is subject to...


The Commissioner of Labor may require by rule and regulation that not later than October 1, 1988, each employer subject to the Employment Security Law shall submit to the commissioner...


The commissioner shall determine the rate of combined tax applicable to each employer pursuant to section 48-649 and may determine, at any time during the year, whether services performed by...


The commissioner may provide by rule and regulation for periodic notification to employers of benefits paid and chargeable to their accounts or of the status of such accounts, and for...


Any employer that acquires the organization, trade, or business, or substantially all the assets thereof, of another employer shall immediately notify the commissioner thereof, and prior...


Combined taxes or payments in lieu of contributions unpaid on the date on which they are due and payable, as prescribed by the commissioner, shall bear interest at the rate of one and...


Employing one or more individuals to perform service within this state shall constitute sufficient contact with this state for the exercise of personal jurisdiction over such employer in...


The courts of this state shall in the manner provided in sections 48-655 to 48-655.02 entertain actions to collect combined taxes or interest thereon for which liability has accrued under...


(1) If any employer fails to file a report or return required by the commissioner for the determination of combined taxes, the commissioner may make such reports or returns or cause them to...


(1) (a) If any employer defaults in any payment of combined tax or interest, the commissioner may make in any manner feasible and cause to be filed as a secured transaction as provided in...


Any person, group of individuals, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, or employer which acquires the organization, trade, or business or substantially all the assets thereof of...


In the event of any distribution of an employer's assets pursuant to an order of any court under the laws of this state, including dissolution, reorganization, administration of estates...


If more than the correct amounts of combined tax or interest are collected, then, under rules and regulations made under section 48-607, proper adjustments with respect thereto shall be...


(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsections (2) and (3) of this section, any employer not otherwise subject to the Employment Security Law, who is or becomes an employer subject to such...


The state employment service is hereby established in the Department of Labor, State of Nebraska. The commissioner of such department, in the conduct of such service, shall establish and...


The state employment service is hereby established in the Department of Labor, State of Nebraska. The commissioner of such department, in the conduct of such service, shall establish and...


Whoever obtains or increases any benefit or other payment under sections 48-623 to 48-629 or under an employment security law of any other state, the federal government, or a foreign...


Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, or of sections 48-627 or 48-663, an individual who willfully fails to disclose amounts earned during any week with respect to which...


Any employer, whether or not subject to the Employment Security Law, or any officer or agent of such an employer or any other person who makes a false statement or representation knowing it to...


Any person who has received any sum as benefits under the Employment Security Law to which he or she was not entitled shall be liable to repay such sum to the commissioner for the fund. Any...


Any person who has received any sum as benefits to which he or she was not entitled from any agency which administers an employment security law of another state or foreign government and who...


Any person who shall willfully violate any provision of the Employment Security Law or any order, rule, or regulation thereunder, the violation of which is made unlawful or the observance of...


(1) In any civil action to enforce the Employment Security Law, the commissioner and the state may be represented by any qualified attorney who is employed by the commissioner and is designated...


The commissioner is hereby authorized to enter into arrangements with the appropriate and duly authorized agencies of other states or the federal government, or both, whereby: (1)...


If after entering into an arrangement provided by sections 48-668 to 48-668.03 the commissioner finds that the employment security law of any state or of the federal government participating...


Reimbursements paid from the fund pursuant to subsections (3) and (4) of section 48-668 shall be deemed to be benefits for the purposes of the Employment Security Law. The commissioner...


To the extent permissible under the laws and Constitution of the United States, the commissioner is authorized to enter into or cooperate in arrangements whereby facilities and services...


(1) With respect to any claimant for whom there is current a benefit year, which has not expired prior to the effective date of any change in the weekly benefit amounts prescribed in...


If Public Law 94-566 or the federal acts it amends is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid in its application or stayed pendente lite by any court of competent jurisdiction, then the...


Any city or village of the state which makes any contributions or payments required to be made by the Employment Security Law shall levy a tax in order to defray the cost to such city or...


Sections 48-719 to 48-743 shall be known and may be cited as the Boiler Inspection Act. ...


As used in the Boiler Inspection Act, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Board means the Boiler Safety Code Advisory Board; (2) Boiler means a closed vessel in which water or...


The commissioner shall appoint a state boiler inspector who shall work under the direct supervision of the commissioner or his or her designee and devote his or her full time to the duties of...


(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the state boiler inspector shall inspect or cause to be inspected at least once every twelve months all boilers required to be...


The commissioner and the boiler inspectors shall have the right and power to enter any building or structure, public or private, for the purpose of inspecting any boilers required to be...


(1) Upon making an inspection of any boilers required to be inspected by the Boiler Inspection Act and upon receipt of the inspection fee and certificate fee or registration fee, the...


The owner, user, or person or persons in charge of any boiler required to be inspected by the Boiler Inspection Act shall not allow or permit a greater pressure in any unit than is stated in...


The Boiler Inspection Act shall not apply to (1) boilers of railway locomotives subject to federal inspection, (2) boilers operated and regularly inspected by railway companies operating...


The commissioner may adopt and promulgate rules and regulations for the purpose of effectuating the Boiler Inspection Act, including rules and regulations for the methods of testing equipment,...


The state boiler inspector shall investigate and report to the commissioner the cause of any boiler explosion that may occur in the state, the loss of life, the injuries sustained, the...


The state boiler inspector shall keep in the office of the commissioner a complete and accurate record of the name of the owner or user of any boiler required to be inspected by the...


Before any boiler required to be inspected by the Boiler Inspection Act is installed, a ten days' written notice of intention to install the boiler shall be given to the commissioner, except...


(1) (a) The Division of Safety and Labor Standards of the Department of Labor may issue a special inspector commission to an inspector in the employ of a company if the inspector has...


The state boiler inspector shall notify the user in writing of any boiler found to be unsafe or unfit for operation setting forth the nature and extent of such defects and condition. The...


The owner or user of a boiler required to be inspected under the Boiler Inspection Act or inspected by request of the boiler owner shall pay a fee for such inspection or inspections in...


The Boiler Inspection Cash Fund is created. The commissioner shall use the fund for the administration of the boiler inspection program pursuant to the Boiler Inspection Act. The fund...


Any person, persons, corporations, and the directors, managers, superintendents, and officers of such corporations violating the Boiler Inspection Act shall be guilty of a Class V misdemeanor. ...


In addition to any and all other remedies, if any owner, user, or person in charge of any boiler required to be inspected by the Boiler Inspection Act continues to use the same after receiving...


The commissioner shall notify the owner or user of the equipment in writing of the time and place of hearing of the petition, as fixed by the court or judge, and serve the notice on the...


There is hereby created the Boiler Safety Code Advisory Board. The board shall consist of seven members appointed by the Governor with the approval of the Legislature. Within thirty days...


The membership of the board shall consist of one member who represents owners and users of boilers and has experience with boilers, one member who represents sellers of boilers, one member...


The members of the board shall conduct an annual meeting in July of each year, or at such other time as the board determines, and shall elect a chairperson from their members at the...


Each board member shall be paid the sum of fifty dollars per day while actually engaged in the business of the board. The members of the board shall be paid their mileage and expenses in...


The board shall hold hearings and advise the commissioner on rules and regulations for methods of testing equipment and construction and installation of new boilers required to be inspected by...


As used in the Industrial Relations Act, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Person shall include an individual, partnership, limited liability company, association,...


Sections 48-801 to 48-838 shall be known and may be cited as the Industrial Relations Act. ...


To make operative the provisions of section 9, Article XV, of the Constitution of Nebraska, the public policy of the State of Nebraska is hereby declared to be as follows: (1) The...


In order to carry out the public policy of the State of Nebraska as set forth in section 48-802, there is hereby created an industrial commission to be known as the Commission of...


(1) The Commission of Industrial Relations shall be composed of five judges who shall be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Legislature. Such judges shall...


The presiding judge of the Commission of Industrial Relations shall, with the advice and consent of the Governor, appoint a clerk of such commission who shall hold office at the pleasure of...


The clerk and all other assistants and employees of the commission shall receive such salaries as the commission may with the approval of the Governor determine, but not to exceed the amount...


The clerk of the Commission of Industrial Relations shall be bonded under the blanket surety bond required by section 11-201 before entering upon or discharging any of the duties of his...


The judges of the Commission of Industrial Relations shall not be appointed because they are representatives of either capital or labor, but they shall be appointed because of their experience...


As soon as such compensation may be legally paid under the Constitution of Nebraska, the compensation of judges of the Commission of Industrial Relations shall be two hundred fifty dollars per...


The Commission of Industrial Relations may have its office at the Capitol in the city of Lincoln or such other location as the commission may, with the approval of the Governor, determine....


The commission may also appoint a reporter to report and transcribe in duplicate all testimony given in hearings and trials before the commission and file such testimony with the commission....


The Commission of Industrial Relations is hereby granted full power to adopt all reasonable and proper regulations to govern its proceedings, the filing of pleadings, the issuance and service...


Except as provided in the State Employees Collective Bargaining Act, industrial disputes involving governmental service, service of a public utility, or other disputes as the Legislature...


Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State of Nebraska and any political or governmental subdivision thereof cannot be compelled to enter into any contract or agreement, written...


Except as provided in the State Employees Collective Bargaining Act, any employer, employee, or labor organization, or the Attorney General of Nebraska on his or her own initiative or by order...


Any person who files a petition with the Commission of Industrial Relations pursuant to section 48-811 shall, at the time of such filing, pay a docket fee of one hundred dollars to the clerk...


(1) This section shall apply only if the employer is a school district, an educational service unit, or a community college, and this section shall not apply if the employer is the state or...


Except as modified by the commission under section 48-809 or the other provisions of the Industrial Relations Act, proceedings before the commission shall conform to the code of civil...


(1) Whenever the jurisdiction of the Commission of Industrial Relations is invoked, notice of the pendency of the proceedings shall be given in such manner as the commission shall provide...


The Commission of Industrial Relations may employ such expert accountants, engineers, stenographers, attorneys, and other employees as the commission finds necessary. Officers and employees of...


The commission shall provide itself with a proper seal and shall have the power and authority to issue subpoenas and to compel the attendance of witnesses and parties and to compel the...


The presiding judge may, when he or she deems it necessary to expedite the determination of cases filed with the commission, appoint a hearing officer to hear evidence and make...


In any request for temporary relief under the Industrial Relations Act, the commission shall mandatorily hold the initial hearing within ten days from the date of the filing. ...


After the hearing and any investigation, the commission shall make all findings, findings of fact, recommended decisions and orders, and decisions and orders in writing, which findings,...


Except as provided in the State Employees Collective Bargaining Act, the findings and order or orders may establish or alter the scale of wages, hours of labor, or conditions of employment, or...


Orders, temporary or final, entered by the Commission of Industrial Relations shall be binding on all parties involved therein and shall be deemed to be of the same force and effect as like...


Whenever it is alleged that a party to an industrial dispute has engaged in an act which is in violation of any of the provisions of the Industrial Relations Act, or which interferes...


It shall be unlawful for any person: (1) To hinder, delay, limit or suspend the continuity or efficiency of any governmental service or any governmental service in a proprietary capacity,...


No provision of the Industrial Relations Act shall be construed to require an employee to work without his or her consent, or to make illegal the quitting of his or her job or withdrawal from...


The Industrial Relations Act and all grants of power, authority, and jurisdiction made in such act to the commission shall be liberally construed to effectuate the public policy enunciated...


(1) It is a prohibited practice for any employer, employee, employee organization, or collective-bargaining agent to refuse to negotiate in good faith with respect to mandatory topics...


(1) A proceeding against a party alleging a violation of section 48-824 is commenced by filing a complaint with the commission within one hundred eighty days after the alleged violation...


Public employees shall have the right to form, join, and participate in or to refrain from forming, joining, or participating in any employee organization of their own choosing. Public...


(1) The commission shall determine questions of representation for purposes of collective bargaining for and on behalf of employees and shall make rules and regulations for the conduct...


The jurisdiction of the Commission of Industrial Relations to establish salary or base salary levels or other terms of compensation for state employees shall not be invoked before the end of...


The public policy of the state as to employment relations in the furtherance of which sections 48-901 to 48-912 are passed is declared to be as follows: (1) It recognizes that there are...


As used in sections 48-901 to 48-912, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Labor organization shall mean any organization, association, or group of any kind, or any agency or...


It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in a secondary boycott as herein defined, notwithstanding the provisions of any contract to the contrary; Provided, that nothing herein...


Employees shall have the right of self-organization and the right to form, join or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to...


Any person injured in his business, property or person by reason of any unlawful act as defined in section 48-903, may sue therefor in the district courts of this state, and shall recover...


Any person injured or threatened with injury in his business, property or person by reason of any commission or threat of an unlawful act as provided in section 48-903 may, if the remedy...


The remedies herein provided are cumulative and shall be in addition to any other remedies, civil or criminal, now or hereafter provided by law. ...


An action under sections 48-901 to 48-912 may be brought in the district court of the county where the cause of action or some part thereof arose, or in the county where the defendant...


In any action brought under sections 48-901 to 48-912, any labor organization may be sued in its own name and without identification of any of the persons who are its members. ...


Any individual, association, or corporation that shall violate any of the provisions of sections 48-901 to 48-912 shall be guilty of a Class II misdemeanor. ...


Except as otherwise specifically provided, nothing contained in sections 48-901 to 48-912 shall be construed so as to interfere with or impede or diminish in any way the right to strike or...


It is the intention of the Legislature that sections 48-901 to 48-912 shall operate according to their terms to the full extent permitted by the Constitutions of the State of Nebraska and of...

 

(1) The Legislature hereby finds that the practice of discriminating in employment against properly qualified persons because of their age is contrary to American principles of liberty...


As used in sections 48-1001 to 48-1010, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Person shall include one or more individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, associations,...


(1) The prohibitions of sections 48-1001 to 48-1009 shall be limited to the employment of individuals who are at least forty years of age but less than seventy years of age. (2) Nothing...


(1) It shall be an unlawful employment practice for an employer: (a) To refuse to hire, to discharge, or otherwise to discriminate against any individual with respect to his terms,...


Any person who violates any provision of sections 48-1001 to 48-1009 or who forcibly resists, opposes, impedes, intimidates, or interferes with such commission or any of its duly...


Sections 48-1001 to 48-1009 may be cited as the Act Prohibiting Unjust Discrimination in Employment Because of Age. ...


Sections 48-1001 to 48-1009 shall be administered by the Equal Opportunity Commission as established by section 48-1116. The commission shall have the power (1) to make delegations, to...


Any person aggrieved by a suspected violation of the provisions of sections 48-1001 to 48-1009 shall file with the Equal Opportunity Commission a formal complaint in such manner and...


In any action brought to enforce the provisions of sections 48-1001 to 48-1009, the court shall have jurisdiction to grant such legal or equitable relief as the court may deem appropriate...


The state, governmental agencies, and political subdivisions may be sued upon claims arising under the Act Prohibiting Unjust Discrimination in Employment Because of Age in the same manner...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Attorney General shall represent the state in any suit brought under sections 48-192 to 48-1,109, and is authorized to compromise or settle any such suit, with the approval of the...


The Attorney General may authorize the deputy attorney general in charge of the Claims Division of the Department of Justice to perform any of the duties imposed upon the Attorney General...


Any award to a claimant and any judgment in favor of a claimant under sections 48-192 to 48-1,109 shall be certified by the Attorney General to the Director of Administrative Services, who...


There is hereby established in the state treasury a Workers' Compensation Claims Revolving Fund, to be administered by the Risk Manager, from which all workers' compensation costs,...


The Risk Manager shall make a report to the Clerk of the Legislature by January 15 of each year, which report shall include the number of claims for which payments have been made, the amounts...


From and after August 27, 1971, the authority of any state agency to sue or be sued in its own name shall not be construed to authorize suits against such state agency on workers'...


Nothing in sections 48-192 to 48-1,109 shall be deemed to repeal any provision of law authorizing any state agency to consider, ascertain, adjust, compromise, settle, determine, allow, or pay...


The Risk Manager may, if after proper investigation he or she deems it to be in the best interests of the state, purchase a policy or policies of insurance for investigation, servicing,...


Whenever a claim or suit against the state is covered by workers' compensation insurance, the provisions of the insurance policy on defense and settlement shall be applicable notwithstanding...


When any employee is injured in any accident or suffers any occupational disease arising out of or in the course of his or her employment, such employee as soon as practicable shall report...

(1) Sections 48-101 to 48-1,117 shall be known and may be cited as the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act. (2) It is the intent of the Legislature that the changes made in Laws 1986, LB 811,...


It is the policy of this state to foster the employment of all employable persons in the state on the basis of merit regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, disability, or national...


The Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act shall not apply to: (1) A religious corporation, association, or society with respect to the employment of individuals of a particular religion...


It shall be an unlawful employment practice for an employment agency to fail or refuse to refer for employment, or otherwise to discriminate against, any individual because of race,...


It shall be an unlawful employment practice for a labor organization: (1) To exclude or to expel from its membership, or otherwise to discriminate against, any individual because of...


It shall be an unlawful employment practice for any employer, labor organization, or joint labor-management committee controlling apprenticeship or other training or retraining,...


It shall be an unlawful employment practice for a covered entity to discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability because of the disability of such individual in regard to...


It shall not be an unlawful employment practice for a covered entity to: (1) Prohibit the illegal use of drugs and the use of alcohol at the workplace by all employees; (2) Require...


For purposes of the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act, the phrase unlawful employment practice shall not be deemed to include any action or measure taken by an employer, labor...


Notwithstanding any other provision of the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act, it shall not be an unlawful employment practice for an employer to fail or refuse to hire and employ...


(1) Except as otherwise provided in the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act, it shall not be an unlawful employment practice for an employer to apply different standards of compensation,...


Nothing in the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act shall apply to any business or enterprise on or near an Indian reservation with respect to any publicly announced employment practice of...


Nothing in the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act shall be interpreted to require any employer, employment agency, labor organization, or joint labor-management committee subject to the act...


It shall be an unlawful employment practice for an employer, labor organization, or employment agency to print or publish or cause to be printed or published any notice or advertisement...


There is hereby established an Equal Opportunity Commission to consist of seven members to be appointed by the Governor. Terms of members shall be three years. As the terms of the members...


Every insurance company which is transacting workers' compensation insurance business in this state shall on or before March 1 of each year pay to the Director of Insurance an amount equal to...


Every employer in the occupations described in section 48-106 who qualifies as a self-insurer and is issued a permit to self-insure shall remit to the State Treasurer for credit to...


The amounts required to be paid by insurance companies, risk management pools, and self-insurers under sections 48-1,113 and 48-1,114 shall be in addition to any other amounts, either in...


The Compensation Court Cash Fund is hereby created. The fund shall be used to aid in providing for the expense of administering the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act and the payment of...


The Department of Administrative Services shall furnish monthly to the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court a statement of the Compensation Court Cash Fund setting forth the balance in the fund...


On January 1, 1997, the Governor shall direct the Director of Insurance and the Commissioner of Labor to conduct and complete a cost-benefit analysis and a review of the effectiveness of...

(1) Whenever it is charged in writing under oath or affirmation by or on behalf of a person or persons claiming to be aggrieved and such charge sets forth the facts upon which it is based that...


(1) Any party to a proceeding before the commission aggrieved by such decision and order and directly affected thereby may appeal the decision and order, and the appeal shall be in accordance...


Every employer, employment agency, and labor organization subject to the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act shall post in a conspicuous place or places on his, her, or its premises a notice...


Every contract to which the state or any of its political subdivisions is a party shall contain a provision requiring the contractor and his subcontractors not to discriminate against any...


Any person, employer, labor organization, or employment agency who or which willfully resists, prevents, impedes, or interferes with the commission or any of its members or representatives in...


Nothing contained in the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act shall be deemed to repeal any of the provisions of the civil rights law, any other law of this state, or any municipal...


Sections 48-1101 to 48-1125 shall be known and may be cited as the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act. ...


The state and governmental agencies created by the state may be sued upon claims arising under the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act in the same manner as provided by such law for...


It is declared to be the policy of this state (1) to establish a minimum wage for all workers at levels consistent with their health, efficiency and general well-being, and (2) to...


For purposes of the Wage and Hour Act, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Employ shall include to permit to work; (2) Employer shall include any individual, partnership,...


(1) Except as otherwise provided in this section and section 48-1203.01, every employer shall pay to each of his or her employees wages at the minimum rate of four dollars and twenty-five...


An employer may pay a new employee who is younger than twenty years of age and is not a seasonal or migrant worker a training wage at a rate of four dollars and twenty-five cents per hour...


Every employer subject to the provisions of sections 48-1201 to 48-1209 shall keep a summary of sections 48-1201 to 48-1209, furnished by the Commissioner of Labor without charge, posted in...


(1) The Commissioner of Labor shall have the authority to subpoena records and witnesses related to the enforcement of section 48-1203 and this section. The commissioner or his or her agent...


Any standards relating to minimum wage, maximum hours, or other working conditions in effect on October 23, 1967, by or under any other law of this state, which are more favorable to...


Sections 48-1201 to 48-1209 shall be known and may be cited as the Wage and Hour Act. ...


The officers and members of the police and paid fire departments of cities of the metropolitan and primary classes and of cities of the first class having a population of more than ten...


(1) The practice of discriminating on the basis of sex by paying wages to employees of one sex at a lesser rate than the rate paid to employees of the opposite sex for comparable work on...


As used in sections 48-1219 to 48-1227.01, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Employee shall mean any individual employed by an employer, including individuals employed by the state...


(1) No employer shall discriminate between employees in the same establishment on the basis of sex, by paying wages to any employee in such establishment at a wage rate less than the rate at...


(1) The commission shall have the power and the duty to carry out the provisions of sections 48-1219 to 48-1227. (2) For this purpose, the commission shall have the power to enter the place...


(1) Any employer who violates the provisions of section 48-1221 shall be liable to the employee or employees affected in the amount of their unpaid wages, and, in instances of willful...


Court action under the provisions of sections 48-1219 to 48-1227 may be commenced no later than four years after the cause of action accrues. ...


Every person subject to the provisions of sections 48-1219 to 48-1227 shall keep an abstract or copy of sections 48-1219 to 48-1227 posted in a conspicuous place in or about the premises...


(1) Any person who violates any provision of sections 48-1219 to 48-1227, or who discharges or in any other manner discriminates against any employee because such employee has made any...


The state, governmental agencies, and political subdivisions may be sued upon claims arising under sections 48-1219 to 48-1227 in the same manner as provided by such sections for suits...


Sections 48-1228 to 48-1232 shall be known and may be cited as the Nebraska Wage Payment and Collection Act. ...


For purposes of the Nebraska Wage Payment and Collection Act, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Employer means the state or any individual, partnership, limited liability...


Except as otherwise provided in this section, each employer shall pay all wages due its employees on regular days designated by the employer or agreed upon by the employer and employee....


An employee having a claim for wages which are not paid within thirty days of the regular payday designated or agreed upon may institute suit for such unpaid wages in the proper court. If...


If an employee establishes a claim and secures judgment on such claim under section 48-1231: (1) An amount equal to the judgment may be recovered from the employer; or (2) if the nonpayment...


Sections 48-1301 to 48-1309 shall be known and may be cited as the Nebraska Equal Opportunity for Displaced Homemakers Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that there is an increasing number of persons in the state who, in their middle years and having fulfilled the role of homemaker, find themselves...


As used in sections 48-1301 to 48-1309, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Displaced homemaker shall mean a person who (a) worked in the home for a substantial number of years...


(1) In order to enable the displaced homemaker to contribute to society and maintain independence and economic security, the commissioner shall establish multipurpose service centers for...


(1) The commissioner shall cooperate with federal, state, and local agencies to coordinate the service programs established pursuant to section 48-1304. The commissioner, with the advice of...


To negotiate contracts pursuant to sections 48-1501 to 48-1506, a sheltered workshop shall: (1) Employ a minimum of ten physically or mentally disabled clients; (2) Provide disabled...


Whenever the State of Nebraska, any department or any agency thereof, or any county, municipality, school district, township, or other governmental subdivision is required to advertise for...


A person violating any provision of sections 48-1501 to 48-1504 shall be guilty of a Class IV misdemeanor. In the case of a continuing violation, each day shall constitute a separate offense. ...


Notwithstanding the provisions for public lettings required by a city home rule charter adopted pursuant to Article XI of the Constitution, the governing body of any such city may...


Sections 48-1616 to 48-1627 shall be known and may be cited as the Nebraska Workforce Investment Act. ...


(1) The purpose of the Nebraska Workforce Investment Act is to provide workforce investment activities through statewide and local workforce investment systems that will improve the quality of...


(1) The Nebraska Workforce Investment Board is established to assist in the development of a state plan to carry out the functions described in the federal Workforce Investment Act. (2) The...


(1) The state board shall submit to the Governor recommendations for changes in the state plan submitted to the Secretary of Labor outlining the five-year strategy for the statewide...


The commissioner is designated as the Governor's Workforce Investment Act liaison and may: (1) Monitor and review for the Governor organizations and agencies engaged in and facilities used...


(1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, or the federal Workforce Investment Act and the regulations adopted pursuant thereto, appeals brought pursuant to sections 116(a), 122(g),...


Sections 48-1701 to 48-1714 shall be known and may be cited as the Farm Labor Contractors Act. ...


For purposes of the Farm Labor Contractors Act, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Department means the Department of Labor; (2) Farm labor contractor means any...


The following shall be excluded from the Farm Labor Contractors Act: (1) Any individual who engages in a farm labor contracting activity on behalf of a farm, processing establishment,...


(1) Except as otherwise provided by the Farm Labor Contractors Act, no person shall act as a farm labor contractor and engage in farm labor contracting activity unless such person holds a...


(1) Each applicant shall submit with the application and shall continually maintain proof of financial responsibility to ensure the prompt payment of wages of employees and other obligations...


Each application shall be accompanied by a fee. The Commissioner of Labor shall establish the amount of the fee, which shall not exceed seven hundred fifty dollars, by rule and regulation. The...


There is hereby created the Farm Labor Contractors Fund for purposes of enforcing the Farm Labor Contractors Act. Any money in such fund available for investment shall be invested by the...


The department shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations reasonably necessary for the administration and enforcement of the Farm Labor Contractors Act. ...


(1) The department shall conduct an investigation of each applicant's character, competence, and reliability and any other matters relating to the applicant's operations as a farm...


A farm labor contractor shall: (1) Carry his or her farm labor contractor license at all times and exhibit such license upon request to any person with whom the contractor intends to deal...


A farm labor contractor or an applicant for a farm labor contractor license shall not: (1) Make any misrepresentation, false statement, or willful concealment in the application for a...


The department may revoke, suspend, or refuse to renew a farm labor contractor license upon the department's own motion or upon complaint by any individual if: (1) The licensee or his or...


(1) Any person violating section 48-1711 or 48-1712 shall be guilty of a Class II misdemeanor. (2) Any person who (a) intentionally defaces, alters, or changes a farm labor contractor license,...


Sections 48-1801 to 48-1820 shall be known and may be cited as the Nebraska Amusement Ride Act. ...


For purposes of the Nebraska Amusement Ride Act, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Amusement ride shall mean any mechanical device that carries or conveys passengers along, around,...


The commissioner shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations (1) for the safe installation, repair, maintenance, use, operation, and inspection of amusement rides as the commissioner may...


No person shall operate a reverse bungee jumping ride in this state. ...


(1) The commissioner shall issue a permit to operate an amusement ride to the owner of such amusement ride upon presentation by the owner of (a) an application for a permit, (b) a certificate...


No amusement ride shall be operated unless at the time of operation the owner has an insurance policy in effect written by an insurance company authorized to do business in this state insuring...


The commissioner may inspect any amusement ride without notice at any time while such amusement ride is operating in this state. The commissioner may temporarily suspend a permit to operate...


The owner of an amusement ride shall send a copy of any accident report required by his or her insurer to the commissioner. The commissioner may provide for the suspension of the permit...


There is hereby created the Nebraska Amusement Ride Fund. All permit fees collected pursuant to the Nebraska Amusement Ride Act shall be remitted to the State Treasurer for credit to the fund...


The commissioner may certify such qualified inspectors as may be necessary to carry out the Nebraska Amusement Ride Act. ...


(1) The commissioner may establish by rules and regulations a schedule of reasonable inspections fees for each amusement ride. The cost of obtaining the certificate of inspection from a...


Each owner shall retain at all times up-to-date maintenance and inspection records for each amusement ride as prescribed by the commissioner. The owner shall make such records available to...


The commissioner may require the owner of an amusement ride to provide the commissioner with a tentative schedule of events at which the amusement ride will be operated within this state....


Any person who knowingly operates or causes to be operated an amusement ride in violation of the Nebraska Amusement Ride Act shall be guilty of a Class II misdemeanor. Each day a...


The Attorney General, acting on behalf of the commissioner, or the county attorney in a county in which an amusement ride is located or operated may apply to the district court, pursuant to...


The Nebraska Amusement Ride Act shall not be construed to alter the duty of care or the liability of an owner of an amusement ride for injuries or death of any person or damage to any...


The governing board of any city, county, or village may establish and enforce safety standards for amusement rides in addition to, but not in conflict with, the standards established by...


No amusement ride shall be operated in violation of the Nebraska Amusement Ride Act after December 31, 1987. ...


For purposes of sections 48-1901 to 48-1910, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Alcohol shall mean any product of distillation of any fermented liquid, whether rectified or...


Any results of any test performed on the body fluid or breath specimen of an employee, as directed by the employer, to determine the presence of drugs or alcohol shall not be used to deny...


Except for breath test specimens as provided in subdivision (2)(b) of section 48-1903, all specimens which result in a finding of drugs or alcohol shall be refrigerated and preserved in...


Except for breath test specimens as provided in subdivision (2)(b) of section 48-1903, a written record of the chain of custody of the specimen shall be maintained from the time of the...


Nothing in sections 48-1901 to 48-1906 shall be construed to establish any rule, right, or duty not expressly provided for in such sections. ...


(1) It shall be unlawful to provide, acquire, or use body fluids for the purpose of altering the results of any test to determine the presence of drugs or alcohol. (2) Any employee who...


(1) No person shall tamper with or aid or assist another in tampering with body fluids at any time during or after the collection or analysis of such fluids for the purpose of altering the...


Any employee who refuses the lawful directive of an employer to provide a body fluid or breath sample as provided in section 48-1903 may be subject to disciplinary or administrative action by...

 

Any trust or plan heretofore or hereafter created for the purposes and of the type enumerated in section 48-2002, whether in real or personal property or in both real and personal property,...


(1) Trusts or plans which are entitled to the exemption from limitation as to their duration provided for in section 48-2001 shall be: (a) Created by an employer or employers primarily for...


Sections 48-2101 to 48-2116 shall be known and may be cited as the Contractor Registration Act. ...


It is the intent of the Legislature that all contractors doing business in counties with a population of over one hundred thousand inhabitants be registered with the department. It is not...


For purposes of the Contractor Registration Act: (1) Commissioner shall mean the Commissioner of Labor; (2) Construction shall mean work on real property and annexations, including new...


Each contractor shall apply to the department for a registration number on an application form provided by the department. The application shall contain the following information: (1) The...


(1) A contractor shall report to the commissioner any change in the information originally reported on or with the application under section 48-2105 within fifteen days of the change, except...


(1) Each application or renewal under section 48-2105 shall be accompanied by a fee of twenty-five dollars. The fee shall not be required when an amendment to an application is submitted. (2)...


Any insurance company carrying a contractor's workers' compensation insurance policy shall notify the department in case of cancellation by either the insurance company or the contractor of...


The commissioner shall issue a notice of revocation of registration to a contractor when an investigation reveals that the contractor no longer meets the conditions of registration set out...


The commissioner shall serve notice of revocation on the contractor by mailing such notice by certified mail or any other manner of delivery by which the United States Postal Service can...


(1) The commissioner may make investigations he or she finds necessary or appropriate to determine if there is compliance with the Contractor Registration Act. Investigations shall take place...


Written complaints regarding the registration of a contractor made to the commissioner in which the complainant provides his or her name and address shall receive a written response as to...


(1) The commissioner shall issue a citation to a contractor when an investigation reveals that the contractor has violated: (a) The requirement that the contractor be registered; or (b)...


For purposes of sections 48-2201 to 48-2206: (1) Actively recruit means any affirmative act, as defined by the Department of Labor, done by or on behalf of an employer for the purpose...


If an employer or a representative of an employer actively recruits any non-English-speaking persons who reside more than five hundred miles from the place of employment for employment...


(1) An employer or a representative of an employer who actively recruits any non-English-speaking persons who reside more than five hundred miles from the place of employment for employment...


The commissioner shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations necessary to carry out sections 48-2201 to 48-2206. The commissioner or a representative of the commissioner may: (1)...


Any employer who violates any provision of section 48-2202 or 48-2203 is guilty of a Class IV misdemeanor. ...


Any person aggrieved as a result of a violation of sections 48-2202 to 48-2204 may file suit in any district court of this state. If the court finds that the respondent has intentionally...


Sections 48-2301 to 48-2308 shall be known and may be cited as the New Hire Reporting Act. ...


For purposes of the New Hire Reporting Act: (1) Date of hire means the day an employee begins employment with an employer; (2) Department means the Department of Health and Human Services;...


(1) Beginning October 1, 1997, employers who hire or rehire any employee, for any amount of income or compensation, shall report to the department within the time period specified in...


An employer shall not be liable under any state law to any individual for disclosure of information or any other action taken in good faith compliance with the New Hire Reporting Act. ...


An employer that has employees who are employed in two or more states and that transmits reports magnetically or electronically may comply with the New Hire Reporting Act by designating one...


On and after October 1, 1998, the department may levy a fine not to exceed twenty-five dollars for each employee not reported by the employer to the department. The department shall...


The Director of Health and Human Services shall issue a report to the Legislature on or before January 31 of each year which discloses the number of employees reported to the department and...


The department shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations to carry out the New Hire Reporting Act. ...


(1) The Task Force on the Productive Integration of the Immigrant Workforce Population is created. The task force shall be appointed by September 1, 2000. The task force members shall...


(1) The Task Force on the Productive Integration of the Immigrant Workforce Population shall investigate current statutes and practices of the state and local government regarding the access...

 



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