Find labor law news stories featuring the Thierman Buck Law Firm and their cases from around the nation. The Firm, which is made up of some of the country’s leading attorneys focusing on employee rights, routinely posts stories related to cases including class action lawsuits, wrongful termination and other unfair labor practices. Lawyers from Thierman Buck Law Firm are often featured in labor law news articles, providing valuable insight into labor laws and ongoing cases.

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected claims that the settlement originally reached in 2013 and amended in 2016 was flawed, ruling that the presiding Judge did not abuse his discretion in finding the settlement fair. Law360 (May 18, 2018, 8:09 PM EDT) — The Ninth Circuit affirmed a $4.5 million settlement resolving wage and… Read more »

  The State of Nevada could be on the hook for $60 million for unpaid work done by correctional officers at Nevada’s prisons. The Reno Gazette Journal recently published an article that quotes founding Partner, Mark R. Thierman’s thoughts on the case. Nevada state prison guards — already under fire for budget-busting overtime payments —… Read more »

A nine month investigation by POLITICO reveals an estimated $15 billion in wages have been stolen from low and minimum wage workers across the U.S. …which found that workers are so lightly protected that six states have no investigators to handle minimum-wage violations, while 26 additional states have fewer than 10 investigators. Given the widespread… Read more »

Nevada lawmakers have it out for strippers. According to a lawsuit in Federal Court, a city order in Reno requires that female dancers register with the government to obtain “work cards” before they can legally perform. To secure one, dancers must be fingerprinted, disclose work history, pay a hefty fee and agree to an FBI… Read more »

According to a new lawsuit, a city ordinance requires female dancers to register with the government and add their name to a public database, but the same rule doesn’t apply to male performers.   Strip clubs in Reno are fighting to free the nipple from a “discriminatory” city law that they say subjects female dancers… Read more »

  Joshua Buck argued in favor of Nevada employees having the right to seek their unpaid wages and penalties in court on Monday, July 17th, 2017 before the Nevada Supreme Court in the case of Terrible Herbst adv. Neville. You can listen to the oral argument here A decision is likely sometime in the next… Read more »

  The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino unlawfully barred a former employee and one of the named Plaintiffs in a wage and hour class action against the casino, finding that GSR’s actions interfered with employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act. Law360, New York (May 17, 2017, 6:21 PM EDT) — The National Labor… Read more »

The American Bar Association and hundreds of civil rights, environmental, consumer rights and disability organizations strongly oppose HR 985 because it is a partisan effort by Congress to extinguish victims’ rights. Law360, New York (March 20, 2017, 11:26 AM EDT) — Daniel Karon Congress is trying to kill class actions again. Last year, Representative Robert… Read more »

The Nevada Supreme Court recently ruled that Nevada’s Minimum Wage Amendment is valid and that although it allows employers to offer a lower wage to employees if the employer offers health benefits it does not usurp the Employee Retirement Income Security Act or the National Labor Relations Act because it does not encroach on federal… Read more »

The GOP lead House Judiciary Committee passed a bill titled the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act” which is anything but fair. This bill—if passed—would actually encourage more corporate fraud against consumers and individuals because it would nearly eliminate the class action mechanism whereby people can join together to sue for investor cheating, consumer rights,… Read more »