Partner Deanna Forbush of our Labor & Employment Practice Group recently secured a victory in the Nevada Supreme Court on a matter of first impression that will benefit all employers by establishing a two-year statute of limitations for wrongful termination claims.

The decision in Patush v. Las Vegas Bistro, LLC upheld the lower court’s decision

Bill Egan writes:

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Aside from whistleblower and highly offensive sexual harassment cases, there may be no claim that elicits the protective instincts of the average jury more than disability discrimination cases, especially where the disability is cancer-related.  Employees with disabilities who are terminated without

Our Fox colleagues at the New Jersey Human Resources blog have reported that there is a bill currently pending before the legislature that would drastically change the enforcement of non-competition agreements.  We think this may be of interest to our regular readers as well, so we encourage you to check out Ian Meklinsky‘s April 12th

Most employers believe that they have the right to ban certain dangerous items, including guns, on their property.  In almost 20 states, those employers would be wrong.

In the wake of the devastating Newtown shooting, many employers may be looking at tightening up or developing workplace violence policies to address guns and the safety of

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued a decision interpreting the United States Supreme Court (“SCOTUS”) decision in Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc. v. NLRB, 535 U.S. 137 (2002) as prohibiting the NLRB from awarding back pay to undocumented immigrants whose rights under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) were violated; even when their illegal

The case of Johnson v. Lebanese American University should serve as a lesson to employers that sometimes there is such a thing as a release that is too short.  In this case, the University had decided to terminate the plaintiff’s employment.  At the time of termination, the University offered the plaintiff severance on the condition