Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 286.025
“Compensation” defined.


1.

Except as otherwise provided by specific statute, “compensation” is the salary paid to a member by the member’s principal public employer.

2.

The term includes:

(a)

Base pay, which is the monthly rate of pay excluding all fringe benefits.

(b)

Additional payment:

(1)

As applicable to a member who has an effective date of membership before January 1, 2010, for longevity, shift differential, hazardous duty, work performed on a holiday if it does not exceed the working hours of the normal workweek or pay period for that employee, holding oneself ready for duty while off duty and returning to duty after one’s regular working hours.

(2)

As applicable to a member who has an effective date of membership on or after January 1, 2010, for longevity, shift differential, hazardous duty, work performed on a holiday if it does not exceed the working hours of the normal workweek or pay period for that employee, and, holding oneself ready for duty while off duty and returning to duty within 12 hours after one’s regular working hours to respond to an emergency. As used in this subparagraph, “emergency” means a sudden, unexpected occurrence that is declared by the governing body or chief administrative officer of the public employer to involve clear and imminent danger and require immediate action to prevent and mitigate the endangerment of lives, health or property.

(c)

Payment for extra duty assignments if it is the standard practice of the public employer to include such pay in the employment contract or official job description for the calendar or academic year in which it is paid and such pay is specifically included in the member’s employment contract or official job description.

(d)

The aggregate compensation paid by two separate public employers if one member is employed half-time or more by one, and half-time or less by the other, if the total does not exceed full-time employment, if the duties of both positions are similar and if the employment is pursuant to a continuing relationship between the employers.

3.

The term does not include any type of payment not specifically described in subsection 2.
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