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GSR employees who allege they were not paid according to Nevada law can move forward with litigation that began in June 2016. HG Staffing, LLC, MEI-GSR Holdings, LLC, d/b/a/ Grand Sierra Resort adv. Martel et al, Case No. CV16-01264 Second Judicial District Court Judge Lynne K. Simons, of Washoe County recently granted in part and… Read more »

  By Tiffany Hu Law360 (June 20, 2019, 5:38 PM EDT) — A split Ninth Circuit on Wednesday revived a lawsuit brought by a group of foreign shepherds on H-2A visas accusing a ranch of underpaying them, ruling that the shepherds had met the standards for keeping their suit in federal court. A Nevada federal judge… Read more »

From Reno Gazette Journal: The Reno City Council voted 6-1 Wednesday afternoon to allow strip clubs to remain in downtown Reno and allow clubs to continue using digital signs. Councilwoman Jenny Brekhus was the lone dissenter in the two decisions, which came after hours of discussion of proposed amendments to the Reno Municipal Code —… Read more »

March 13, 2019. Josh Buck argued on behalf of correctional officers against their employer, the Nevada Department of Corrections (“NDOC”) asserting that NDOC has waived its sovereign immunity from suit, thus allowing for the correctional officers to sue for unpaid wages in court. The questions presented to the Court were: (1) Whether the State of… Read more »

After eight years of litigation, including the Nevada claims by Amazon employees being dismissed two times, and now reversed and reinstated by two separate Courts of Appeal, the 6th Circuit recently held that time spent undergoing security checks must be paid under Nevada law.   Law360 (September 19, 2018, 5:12 PM EDT) — Amazon warehouse… Read more »

Law360 (August 16, 2018, 9:26 PM EDT) — A central Missouri jury has awarded $113.7 million to a class of 13,000 corrections officers, after the officers alleged the Missouri Department of Corrections failed to pay them for work they did before and after shifts at prisons across the Show-Me State. The verdict on Tuesday followed… Read more »

From Las Vegas Review-Journal: Nearly 12 years ago, hundreds of Wynn Las Vegas dealers filed the first of several lawsuits against the company to stop what they consider to be the unlawful sharing of their tips with “casino service team leads,” who dealers claim are supervisors. The amount at stake is about $50 million, according… Read more »

Law360 (June 25, 2018, 5:55 PM EDT) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away two appeals challenging the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2011 rule barring businesses from making tipped workers share their gratuities with nontipped workers such as dishwashers, declining the cases after Congress pulled parts of the rule in this year’s federal… Read more »

From Las Vegas Review Journal by Todd Prince Hundreds of Wynn Las Vegas dealers are a step closer to a long-awaited fat paycheck. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied a petition by Wynn Las Vegas to overturn a lower court’s ruling that the casino operator must end its practice of sharing dealer tips with… Read more »

In March 2018, President Trump signed into law a bill that includes the Tip Income Protection Act of 2018. The law amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), providing that “[a]n employer may not keep tips received by its employees for any purposes, including allowing managers or supervisors to keep any portion of employees’ tips,… Read more »