Wynn Dealers Closer To Big Payday After Court Ruling Left Standing

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 »

Ninth Circuit Affirms Labor Ready $4.5 Settlement

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 »

Reno Gazette Journal Reports On Nevada Department of Corrections Case

  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 »

TLC Casino adv. Williams

This is a class action for violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) for the improper acquisition and use of consumer and/or investigative consumer reports to conduct background and credit checks on prospective employees. Plaintiff alleges Defendant violated the FCRA by failing to comply with federal mandates for obtaining and using background and credit… Read more »

Hussong’s Las Vegas adv. Greene Lewis

This is a class action on behalf of hourly paid employees for violations of Nevada’s minimum wage and overtime wage laws. Under Nevada law, employers who offer health benefits are entitled to pay their employees the lower tier minimum wage of $7.25 as long as the health insurance offered to the employee is less than… Read more »

Bank of America adv Boswell

This is a class action case filed in the Central District of California on behalf of Mortgage Loan Officers (“MLO”) for misclassification and failure to pay all wages due under federal and California law, and for violation of California’s Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”). Plaintiff alleges Bank of America’s (“BofA”) pay and commission scheme violates… Read more »

Alorica adv. Blankenship

This is a collective and class action on behalf of customer service representatives for unpaid boot up/log in and boot down/log off time at Alorica call centers. Because employees were required to boot up/log in and log off/boot down their computer without pay, Plaintiff was not paid all wages due under federal and Nevada wage… Read more »

Thierman Buck Wins Big for Nevada Employees

In a unanimous 7-0 decision, the Nevada Supreme Court upheld the rights of all Nevada employees to claim their unpaid wages in court. The attorneys at Thierman Buck have been vigorously defending the rights of employees to seek their unpaid wages in court for years and now have finally been vindicated by the highest court… Read more »

Trillium Staffing adv Kelly

This is a class action case on behalf of construction labor contractors in California and Nevada for violations of labor, wage and hour laws. Plaintiff alleges that Trillium Staffing uses a pre-paid cash card to pay wages, which unlawfully discounts employees’ wages because fees are charged to withdraw wages earned or use the card. Settled… Read more »

Spearmint Rhino adv Windom

This is a class action case on behalf of employees for violations of Nevada wage and hour laws. Under Nevada law, the minimum wage is set at a two-tiered rate of either $7.25 or $8.25 depending on whether health benefits are offered to the employees. In order to pay the lower tier minimum wage, an… Read more »