Nebraska Revised Statute 48-2302

Chapter 48


Terms, defined.

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;

(3) Employee means an independent contractor or a person who is compensated by or receives income from an employer or other payor, regardless of how such income is denominated;

(4) Employer means any individual, partnership, limited liability company, firm, corporation, association, political subdivision, or department or agency of the state or federal government, labor organization, or any other entity with an employee;

(5) Income means compensation paid, payable, due, or to be due for labor or personal services, whether denominated as wages, salary, earnings, income, commission, bonus, or otherwise;

(6) Payor includes a person, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, corporation, or other entity doing business or authorized to do business in the State of Nebraska, including a financial institution, or a department or an agency of state, county, or city government; and

(7) Rehire means the first day an employee begins employment with the employer following a termination of employment with such employer. Termination of employment does not include temporary separations from employment, such as an unpaid medical leave, an unpaid leave of absence, a temporary layoff of less than sixty days in length, or an absence for disability or maternity.