Movie stars, musicians and athletes are popping up everywhere urging Americans to vote. Your employees are getting the message. So, what happens if an employee asks to take time off of work to vote? Do you have to grant the time off? Do you have to pay for the time? The answers to these questions […]
Nevada has undergone a significant transformation regarding the legal landscape affecting Nevada’s Employers. Several of these new laws have just recently gone into effect or are slated to go into effect at the beginning of the new year. Click here for some of the recent changes that Nevada employers should know about.
The summer edition of Snell & Wilmer’s Under Construction newsletter has been published. See here. The Labor and Employment team contributed to this issue. Mark Morris provides a recent update on Utah construction and negligence law, and John Lomax, Swen Prior, Marian Zapata-Rossa, and Rubi Bujanda discuss the evolving Arizona and Nevada marijuana laws in […]
“Times They Are [Still] a-Changin'”: The Developing Landscape of Marijuana Legalization in Nevada and What This Means for Nevada Employers
As we reported last year, “Times They Are a-Changin’” [see article here]. However, given the monumental shift in public perceptions of cannabis, the Nevada legislature has followed suit and has now taken a giant step further into the marijuana morass. As a result, employers are now prevented from rejecting job seekers because they failed a test […]
As employers know, marijuana laws and opinions regarding marijuana use for both medical and recreational purposes are rapidly changing. Marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance under the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA); however, this has not stopped states from decriminalizing and expanding protections to employees who use marijuana. Until recently, employers could, and regularly […]