Las Vegas is a city with vast potential for growth and opportunity, with close business connections to other metros across the country and internationally. Family-owned businesses have been through a year of upheaval and uncertainty, and as we come to the end of 2020 many are revisiting their long-term plans.
Before Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangement (ICHRA) plans were created through federal regulation earlier this year, businesses large and small across the country grappled with the lack of practical health care coverage options they could offer employees.
Protecting a business’ employees, reputation and financial status should always be a top priority for any business owner. In today’s world of fast transactions and internet scammers, small businesses need to be alert and prepared for fraud within their company.
Nevada voters did the right thing with their approval of Question 2 on this month’s ballot — and they provided a solid boost to the state’s economy while they made a strong statement about the importance of human rights in the Silver State.
Though experts in the U.S. Army had worked from the end of World War I to develop a combination light weapons carrier and command and reconnaissance vehicle, no perfect model had yet been developed by 1940. In June of that same year, the Army compiled a list of requirements for a revolutionary new truck to replace the mule as the Army’s primary method of moving troops and small payloads. The resulting vehicle from those requirements became known as the Jeep.
While some industries grapple with slowdowns, many government contractors have geared up during the pandemic. From vital military and intelligence tasks to supporting Federal Emergency Management Agency’s coordination of the national response to COVID-19 — the work of contractors is vital.
The Las Vegas Raiders aren’t the only new tenants to find this market on fire. The Las Vegas housing market has been downright thriving in 2020. Even during an international pandemic, that’s been true: the median home price in Las Vegas for July was $310,000, which means a trend of growth of 5.1 percent, year-over-year.
The COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns have impacted small businesses differently. Many businesses that were unable to maintain normal operations are now under significant economic pressures, ranging from paying rent to filing for bankruptcy protection.
As business leaders balance the decision to safely return to the workplace with their efforts to keep the organization running smoothly, there are several employment practice areas that can easily be overlooked. In addition, a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in numerous areas of the country has caused increased tensions and uneasiness among some workers about returning to the workplace for various reasons.
As students across Nevada go back to school this fall, they and their families are preparing for remarkably different circumstances. Under the specter of COVID-19, planning for unexpected disruptions to our work or learning environments has become a daily challenge — part of any state plan to return to a new “normal.” Right now, some Nevada school staff face mounting challenges as they prepare to reopen classrooms with student safety as a priority.