Election of Three New Shareholders – Finlinson, Johnson, and Brady

Clyde Snow is pleased to announce two of our associates have been voted in as shareholders, and one of our of-counsel attorneys has been voted in as a full-time shareholder: Victoria B. Finlinson, Laura D. Johnson, Thomas A. Brady. Congratulations to all!   Victoria B. Finlinson: Victoria devotes her practice to representing businesses in...

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Appeals Court Allows Biden’s Vaccine Mandate to Move Forward

December 21, 2021 On Friday, December 17, 2021, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s block on President Biden’s vaccine mandate, meaning the vaccine mandate will go into effect on January 4, 2022. The vaccine mandate requires that all private employers who employ 100 or more employees nationwide must require their employees...

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Vaccine Mandate Whiplash: Where Do Things Stand in Utah?

December 1, 2021 The past few weeks have seen a flurry of regulatory activity by the federal and state governments regarding COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Even though court actions continue, now is a good time for employers to assess their current requirements and update policies and practices. Federal Mandates OSHA Rule On November 4, 2021, OSHA...

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Clyde Snow Ranked in 2022 “Best Law Firms”

November 6, 2021  U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the 12th consecutive year, announce the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings. Clyde Snow & Sessions, P.C. has been ranked in the 2022 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list regionally in 10 practice areas. Firms included in the 2022 U.S. News - Best...

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The Rules Don’t Apply to Those Who Apply: Asking Applicants for Their COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Can you ask an applicant their COVID-19 vaccination status? November 4, 2021 By now, most employers have at least broached the question of whether they can request employees’ vaccination status. While employers can in fact request this medical information from employees and even terminate employees who do not comply with disclosure or vaccine...

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Federal Vaccine Mandates

September 10, 2021 Yesterday President Biden issued two Executive Orders and a COVID-19 action plan, in furtherance of a strong federal policy of increasing the number of Americans who are vaccinated against COVID-19. The Orders and plan rely largely on employers to implement this policy. The first Executive Order requires all federal agencies to...

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COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act

August 31, 2021 Employers in Utah and throughout our Country are faced with new and unique questions concerning COVID-19 and the workplace. For example, an increasing amount of employees are requesting to work from home due to potential COVID-19 exposure, particularly with the new infectious Delta Variant. Some employees are seeking remote work...

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Update from the 2nd District Court and In Person Hearings

FROM THE SECOND DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS RE: RESUMPTION OF IN-PERSON HEARINGS WHEN: We are currently contemplating returning to in-person court on September 1, 2021. In-person court can resume if the courts are in Yellow as long as appropriate precautions are taken. If the virus count prompts a return to Red, in-person hearings will only take place...

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Recorded Webinar – Water Banking Six Month Status Update

Did you miss the "Water Banking Six Month Status Update Webinar CLE" On January 21, 2021? Don't worry! The full webinar has been recorded and is available for you to watch below.   Water Banking – Six Month Status Update Based on an extensive stakeholder effort, in March 2020 the State of Utah passed the “Utah Water Banking Act.” To meet...

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Attorney Victoria B. Finlinson Featured in ABA Journal

Clyde Snow Associate Victoria B. Finlinson has been featured in the December/January Issue of the America Bar Association Journal. In an article on law school debt and how it is delaying plans for recent graduates, Ms. Finlinson shares her experience. To read the full article click here.

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