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The position and duties of Commissioner of Labor are established by [http://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/NRS-607.html Chapter 607] of the [http://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/ Nevada Revised Statutes].<ref>[http://www.laborcommissioner.com/laws_regs.html ''Nevada Labor Commissioner'' "Laws and Regulations" Accessed February 1, 2013]</ref>
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The position and duties of Commissioner of Labor are established by [http://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/NRS-607.html Chapter 607] of the [http://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/ Nevada Revised Statutes].<ref>[http://www.laborcommissioner.com/laws_regs.html ''Nevada Labor Commissioner'', "Laws and Regulations" Accessed February 1, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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The cabor commissioner enforces certain Nevada Revised Statutes relating to persons required to earn their living in the private sector by their own endeavors and investigates complaints of non-payment of wages, state minimum wage, overtime, and prevailing wage disputes.<ref name="duties">[http://www.laborcommissioner.com/about.html ''Nevada Labor Commissioner'' "About" Accessed February 1, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.laborcommissioner.com/faq.html ''Nevada Labor Commissioner'' "FAQ" Accessed February 1, 2013]</ref>
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The cabor commissioner enforces certain Nevada Revised Statutes relating to persons required to earn their living in the private sector by their own endeavors and investigates complaints of non-payment of wages, state minimum wage, overtime, and prevailing wage disputes.<ref name="duties">[http://www.laborcommissioner.com/about.html ''Nevada Labor Commissioner'', "About" Accessed February 1, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.laborcommissioner.com/faq.html ''Nevada Labor Commissioner'', "FAQ" Accessed February 1, 2013]</ref>
  
 
The office also monitors youth employment standards, including work hours and safe, non-hazardous working conditions.<ref name="duties"/>
 
The office also monitors youth employment standards, including work hours and safe, non-hazardous working conditions.<ref name="duties"/>

Revision as of 07:08, 2 May 2014

Nevada Commissioner of Labor
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012-2013 FY Budget:  $1,428,869
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves a term coterminous with the governor
Authority:  Chapter 607 of the Nevada Revised Statutes
Selection Method:  Appointed by Director of the Department of Business and Industry
Current Officeholder

Thoran Towler.jpg
Name:  Thoran Towler
Assumed office:  November 7, 2011
Compensation:  $88,799
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The Nevada Commissioner of Labor is a state executive position in the Nevada state government.

The mission of the Office of the Nevada Labor Commissioner is "to enforce the labor laws of the State of Nevada in a manner that protects the rights of working families in a fair, professional and timely manner."[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Thoran Towler. He has served in the position since 2011.

Authority

The position and duties of Commissioner of Labor are established by Chapter 607 of the Nevada Revised Statutes.[2]

NRS 607.010 :

'The Office of Labor Commissioner is hereby created...The Labor Commissioner must be appointed by the Director of the Department of Business and Industry.

Qualifications

There are no specific qualifications for this office.

Appointments

Nevada state government organizational chart

Per 607.020 of the Nevada Revised Statutes, the Director of the Department of Business and Industry appoints the Commissioner of Labor. The commissioner serves at the pleasure of the governor. His or her term expires at the end of the governor's term or if the governor vacates office.[3]

Vacancies

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Duties

The cabor commissioner enforces certain Nevada Revised Statutes relating to persons required to earn their living in the private sector by their own endeavors and investigates complaints of non-payment of wages, state minimum wage, overtime, and prevailing wage disputes.[4][5]

The office also monitors youth employment standards, including work hours and safe, non-hazardous working conditions.[4]

Divisions

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State budget

The Office of the Labor Commissioner's budget for 2012-2013 was $1,428,869.[6]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2013

In 2013, the commissioner was paid an estimated $95,453.[7]

2012

In 2012, the commissioner was paid an estimated $88,799. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

2009

In 2009, the Nevada Commissioner of Labor was paid an estimated $88,799 according to the Council of State Governments.[8]

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Email: mail1@laborcommissioner.com

Carson City Office
675 Fairview Drive Suite 226
Carson City, Nevada 89701
Phone: 775-687-4850
Fax: 775-687-6409

Las Vegas Office:
555 E. Washington Avenue Suite 4100
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 775-486-2650
Fax: 775-486-2660

See also

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