This month’s issue of Communiqué features practical content for members of the local legal community including articles related to employment law, recurring columns, bar activities, and court news.
Employment law class actions continue to grow in Nevada and nationwide, with the vast majority concerning wage and hour laws. The stakes are high. Learn more from this article written by Montgomery Paek and Diana Dickinson of Littler Mendelson.
The ongoing scourge of the pandemic, coupled with the widespread availability of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S., have left private employers grappling with a critical question: can and should they mandate that employees get vaccinated? Learn more in this article written by Doreen Spears Hartwell and Laura Thalacker of Hartwell Thalacker, Ltd.
Learn about the new and changing efforts needed from the bench and the bar to decrease the backlog at the Eighth Judicial District Court. Read this installment of “View from the Bench” written by Judge Linda Marie Bell.
Read about the opportunity for Nevada lawyers to take cases from the Children’s Attorney Project from this installment of “Pro Bono Corner” written by Micaela Rustia Moore, Esq.
Check out these summaries of recent opinions from the Nevada Appellate Courts, as compiled by Joe Tommasino, Esq.