Who is required to post the Nevada Workers’ Compensation Required Informational Poster (D-1)?
Each employer governed by the provisions of Nevada’s Workers’ Compensation Law (chapters 616A to 617, inclusive, of NRS) is required to prominently display at his or her place of business the official Nevada Workers’ Compensation Informational Poster, Form D-1. (NRS 616A.490).
Covered employers include:
- the State, and each county, city, school district, and all public and quasi-public corporations, without regard to the number of persons employed; and
- every person, firm, voluntary association and private corporation, including any public service corporation, which has in service any person under a contract of hire.
What are the Nevada Workers’ Compensation Informational Poster’s formatting and content requirements?
- The law specifies the type size of various terms and the required poster size.
- The notice must include the name, business address and telephone number of the employer’s industrial insurer’s or third-party administrator’s adjuster in the state that is located nearest to the employer’s place of business for their claims for workers’ compensation.
- The poster must be displayed in such a manner as to be readily visible by all employees.
- The poster must not be displayed unless it has been issued or approved by the Workers’ Compensation Section.
The Nevada Workers’ Compensation Informational Poster meets these formatting and content requirements. (NAC 616A.460).
What are the latest changes to the Nevada Workers’ Compensation Informational Poster?
Senate Bill 493 (2019) requires that the Nevada Workers’ Compensation Informational Poster prominently set forth the definitions of “employee” and “independent contractor,” as those terms are defined in chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS.
The updated Nevada Workers’ Compensation Informational Poster includes:
- the statutory definition of “employer” (NRS 616A.230) as well as individuals who are not included within the definition;
- the statutory definition of “employee” (NRS 616A 105) and individuals who are excluded from the definition; and
- the statutory definition of “independent contractor” (NRS 616A.255).
What are the penalties for failure to post the Nevada Workers’ Compensation Informational Poster?
Any employer who fails to post the notice required by NRS 616A.490 in a place that is readily accessible and visible to employees is guilty of a misdemeanor. (NRS 616D.270).