September 28, 2021 – DETR Case Update

On September 13, 2021, the Supreme Court of Nevada denied Plaintiffs’ petition for writ of mandamus against DETR, vacated part of the Second Judicial District Court’s Order requiring DETR to continue to pay the “start/stop” claimants, and remanded the case back to the Second Judicial District for any potential further proceedings.  The Supreme Court of… Read more »

Judge Breslow’s Order of Mandate – PAYNE v. DETR

Judge Breslow’s Order Entered Leer en español: AQUÍ Judge Breslow signed the Order directing DETR to take three specific actions, set a follow up hearing for July 30, at 10:00 a.m., asked Special Master Guinasso to remain available to the Court, and reserved the right to modify the Order as a result of facts presented at… Read more »

Special Master’s Report – DETR

Special Master Jason Guinasso filed his extensive Special Master’s Report at 3:14 PM on July 17, 2020. Introduction Pursuant to NRCP 53, WDCR 24, and WDCR 25, the Honorable Judge Barry L. Breslow appointed the undersigned Special Master for the limited purpose of fact gathering, investigation, assessment of the process of the Nevada Department of… Read more »

Thierman Buck – Letter to DETR Claimants

Haga clic para leer en español: CARTA A LOS DEMANDANTES DE DETR   Dear Claimants, We want to assure you that everyone here at Thierman Buck is doing their absolute best to ensure that you are able to access the CARES Act benefits to which you are entitled.  As you may suspect, we have had thousands… Read more »

The wait continues for decision in PUA class-action lawsuit against DETR

News 3 Today – Las Vegas   by Faith Jessie Tuesday, July 7th 2020 LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation is facing a class-action lawsuit from those Nevadans still waiting on Pandemic Unemployment Assistance or PUA. On Tuesday, Judge Barry Breslow appointed attorney Jason Guinasso of Hutchison and Steffen Attorneys to meet… Read more »

DETR under investigation

Published: Jul. 7, 2020 at 6:17 PM PDT RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation (DETR) is under extreme scrutiny. Breslow did not mix words during the court hearing Tuesday, July 7. “The status quo right now is unacceptable,” He said. Judge Barry Breslow of the Second Judicial District Court has ordered… Read more »

No ruling yet on gig worker class-action lawsuit against DETR

By Mike Shoro Las Vegas Review-Journal,  July 7, 2020 – 8:00 am, Updated July 7, 2020 – 4:09 pm   Nevada’s self-employed workers hoping for a judicial remedy to their pending unemployment claims will have to wait another week or so for an answer. The plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against the Department of Employment, Training and… Read more »

Class-action lawsuit seeks to force Nevada’s unemployment office to do its job

  By: Darcy Spears Posted at 6:36 PM, Jul 02, 2020 and last updated 3:26 PM, Jul 03, 2020 Former insider speaks out about state’s failures LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — We’re closing in on four months without a paycheck or unemployment payments for lots of people in Southern Nevada. Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) is facing… Read more »