How Will My Employees’ Unemployment Claims Related to COVID-19 Affect My Unemployment Tax Premiums?

As explained in our prior post (here), since the start of the pandemic, the Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS) has been charging unemployment benefits for individuals who lost employment as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic to “social costs.” This measure was designed to relieve employers from having to pay higher premiums when rates…

Clyde Snow Joins Western Water Market to Serve Utah and Beyond

Clyde Snow is excited to participate in the Western Water Market exchange. For over 60 years Clyde Snow has been assisting water users to conduct due diligence reviews and complete water right transactions. We have attorneys licensed in Utah, Wyoming, Oregon, and California and look forward to providing our services on a broader platform. Click…

Seven Clyde Snow Attorneys Named to 2020 Super Lawyers, Five Rising Stars

We are pleased to announce that seven lawyers from Clyde Snow & Sessions have been named to the 2020 Mountain States Super Lawyers list. Five lawyers were also named to the 2020 Mountain States Rising Stars list. Congratulations to: 2020 Mountain States Super Lawyers Ted Barnes – Construction Litigation Steve Clyde – Energy & Resources…

Amber Alleman Named 2020 Distinguished Paralegal of the Year

Licensed Paralegal Practitioner Amber Alleman has been named Paralegal of the Year by the Utah State Bar. Amber has been recognized for her work with the LPP program, obtaining her CP designation, and her care and focus on providing affordable legal services. Congratulations to Amber and the 23 other nominees.

Staging a Comeback: Rules for Re-Engaging Your Workforce in the Age of COVID-19

On April 16, 2020, the White House issued “Opening Up America Again,” a three phase state-by-state approach for reopening the U.S. economy.  Some state governors, including Governor Herbert in Utah, are beginning to relax stay-at-home orders.  This memo discusses the top compliance and workplace concerns your business may face as you stage your comeback. RISK…

EEOC Issues Updated Guidance for Employers: Balancing COVID-19, the ADA and Other EEO Laws (Updated 4/24/2020)

On April 9, 2020, the EEOC updated its Technical Assistance Questions and Answers guidance page to include additional information for employers during the COVID-19 pandemic, stating that the “EEO laws, including the ADA and Rehabilitation Act, continue to apply during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they do not interfere with or prevent employers…

Update From District Court Commissioners Regarding Division of COVID-19 Stimulus Check

Below is a recent communication from the Second District court commissioners regarding the division of COVID-19 stimulus checks. While the communication is from the Second District, district court commissioners generally take similar positions. COVID-19 STIMULUS FUNDS As parties have begun receiving money pursuant to the federal stimulus package, questions are coming in regarding the court’s…