Legal Experts: So Far, Nevada Employers are Respecting Workers’ Right to Protest
June 28, 2020, Las Vegas Sun, by Bryan Horwath
Demonstrations calling for police reform and social justice have brought hundreds of thousands of Americans to the streets of cities across the country for protests. Las Vegas has been no different, with hundreds — likely thousands — attending protests since the late-May in-custody death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer.
As with many issues in America today, the Black Lives Matter movement has been politicized, meaning some in the movement could face potential backlash by employers or others who don’t agree with a particular cause. At least in Nevada, that doesn’t seem to be an issue so far, according to Kristen Gallagher, an employment and labor litigator and partner at the law firm McDonald Carano. Click here to read the entire article.
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