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A Reno exotic dancer and a Reno massage therapist have filed a lawsuit against the state of Nevada over its failure to implement a system to allow the self-employed to apply for new unemployment benefits available because of the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit was filed by Iris Podesta-Mireles, a licensed exotic dancer, and Amethyst Payne,… Read more »

Amethyst Payne, owner of Therapeutic Massage by Amethyst, told The Nevada Independent she hopes that unlocking unemployment benefits will help replenish her depleted savings and allow her to stay current on rent at her home and at her massage studio. Amethyst Payne describes herself as a healer. And while she’s been unable to practice her… Read more »

By Hailey Konnath Law360 (April 30, 2020, 9:58 PM EDT) — Amazon has agreed to pay an $11.1 million settlement to an estimated 200,000 of its warehouse workers to put to rest claims that they should have been paid for time they spent in security lines before and after work, according to a filing in Kentucky… Read more »

The Ninth Circuit ruled that the Nevada federal district court impermissibly assumed the truth of intrinsic documents when it dismissed Plaintiff’s case and that Plaintiff had sufficiently alleged Nevada minimum wage, unpaid wage, and breach of contract claims. From Law360.com: 9th Circ. Revives Capital One Rep’s FLSA Suit By Danielle Nichole Smith Law360 (April 15, 2020,… Read more »

Eight underage strippers have filed a $15 million lawsuit against the city of Reno, claiming the city’s new law banning women younger than 21 from working in strip clubs is a civil rights violation. The strippers, who are all between the ages of 18 and 21, also argue the city’s licensing requirements imposed on female… Read more »

RENO, Nev. (AP) – A group of strippers between the ages of 18 and 21 are suing the city of Reno over a new law banning women younger than the legal drinking age from working in strip clubs. The eight strippers are seeking $15 million in damages for alleged violations of their civil rights, the… Read more »

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — A judge ruled Nevada could be forced to pay up to $100 million in damages and unpaid wages to correctional officers across the state. Now the question is, where would that money come from? Reno-based attorney Mark Thierman said insurance companies might have to pay up but there’s a big chance… Read more »

The attorneys at Thierman Buck, LLP have been fighting for over 3,000 current and former Correctional Officers who are tasked with keeping Nevada’s prisons, prisoners, and public safe for the past five years in the CO’s lawsuit against the Nevada Department of Corrections. In their lawsuit the CO’s allege they are required to complete thirty… Read more »

In a case that could have profound repercussions for how retail stores and warehouse operators set up their security apparatus, the Justices are being asked to consider whether the Sixth Circuit correctly ruled that Amazon workers in Nevada could pursue state-law class action claims that they weren’t properly paid for time they spent clearing security… Read more »

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 »