Helping Our Clients Succeed
The relationship between employers and employees is fraught with legal pitfalls. Employers of all sizes and in every industry must remain compliant with the many federal and state regulations and statutes applicable to employee relations. Because employment and labor law is one of the most heavily litigated areas of practice, it is critical to retain counsel that understands every facet of employment law in order to aggressively defend the employer. McDonald Carano has represented businesses and other clients involved in all phases of the employment relationship. The results of our employment litigation are among the best in the state.
When addressing a labor-related matter, sitting back is simply not an option. We are dedicated to a client-focused approach, one that entails a high level of service and personal attention. We want to know you, your preferences, and your objectives. We are appreciated for our assertive yet pragmatic approach to litigation, mediation, arbitration, labor negotiations and representation before administrative agencies like the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Department of Labor. At the outset of any matter, we uncover and leverage every relevant fact in order to best advise our client. If a complaint lacks merit, we advise defending the case, which often results in disposing of the groundless claims through summary judgment during litigation or at trial. Our employment and labor expertise is truly far-reaching:
- Breach of confidentiality
- Counseling and training employers and employee
- Discrimination and harassment
- Employee health and safety
- Employee privacy
- Employee raiding, computer sabotage and client solicitation
- Federal contractor compliance
- Leave and other benefits
- OSHA investigations and citations
- Unfair competition and trade secrets
- Wage and hour law (exemptions, overtime, commissions, etc.)
- Workers’ compensation
- Wrongful termination and retaliation
Practice Area News
SHRM, March 29, 2021, by Allen Smith, J.D. — As a rising percentage of the population receives vaccines for COVID-19, many employers want employees to return to the workplace. Some employees,…
Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Regarding Employee Classification, Providing Further Guidance on Independent Contractors
Las Vegas, NV (January 11, 2021) – For quite some time, there has been debate and confusion for employers surrounding employee classification, particularly when it comes to independent contractors. Employers…
Northern Nevada Business Weekly, December 28, 2020, by Kaleb Roedel, for Northern Nevada business owners looking to bring employees back to work and bring customers peace of mind, there’s light…
Our Employment & Labor Law Group
You have chosen to send an email to McDonald Carano. The sending or receipt of this email and the information in it does not in itself create an attorney-client relationship. If you are not already a client, you should not provide us with information that you wish to have treated as privileged or confidential without first speaking to one of our lawyers. If you provide information before we confirm that you are a client and that we are willing and able to represent you, we may not be required to treat that information as privileged, confidential, or protected information, and we may be able to represent a party adverse to you.
I have read this and want to send an email.