Employment Law for Employees and Employers in the Times of the Coronavirus
This is part of an interview between Brian Morris and Jeffrey Gronich of The Office of Jeffrey Gronich. With business closures and lay-offs happening due to the coronavirus, we want to talk about employment law because that’s one of the main questions that I’m getting. Although we handle business law here at Morris Law Center, […]March 26, 2020
Are Non-Compete Agreements Enforceable in Nevada?
Many employers want to have their employees sign contracts prohibiting them from working for a competing business after they leave their current job, commonly called “non-compete agreements.” In Nevada, these agreements are allowed, but must meet certain requirements to be enforceable in court. Nevada Supreme Court’s Decision in Golden Road In 2016, the Nevada Supreme […]June 30, 2019
6 Things to Know About Employee Privacy in The Workplace
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Louis Brandeis, called the right to privacy, “the right to be left alone.” Privacy can also be defined as, “the state or condition of being free from being observed or disturbed by other people.” Many of us thoroughly enjoy our privacy at home. In […]May 17, 2019
How to Determine if a Worker is an Independent Contractor or an Employee
An important aspect of business ownership is the classification of workers and what the implications are for each classification. It is necessary to identify the difference between an employee and an independent contractor. Further, each of these classifications necessitates different requirements for the business owner. Understanding how to distinguish between an employee and independent contractor […]May 3, 2018
Can tips be garnished?
By Timothy Wiseman When a Court issues a judgment for money, there are a number of ways that the judgment creditor can try to enforce the judgment if the judgment is not paid voluntarily. One common method of enforcing a judgment against an individual is to have the pay of the judgment debtor garnished. In […]October 10, 2017
Are there legal requirements for sleep?
By Kyle Martin The parallels between driving under the influence and driving while sleep deprived cannot be overlooked. Why is that? The question can be answered by comparing the significant overlap of the physiological and psychological effects between the two, which include cognitive impairment, memory lapses, and increased reaction times. Therefore, we asked ourselves, are there […]February 14, 2017
When should an independent contractor become an employee?
The new test in Nevada: Effective June 2, 2015, S.B. 224 provides that a person is conclusively presumed to be an independent contractor for purposes of NRS Chapter 608 if: The person is not a foreign national who is legally present in the United States; The person is required by contract with the principal to […]August 4, 2016