Disability and Protected Leave

Employers are subject to an increasing number of federal, state, and local laws regarding disability accommodations, sick leave, medical leave, family leave, domestic violence leave, and similar accommodations of employees’ health and safety needs. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state equivalents, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and state equivalents,…

Sexual Harassment

In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the volume of litigation related to workplace sexual harassment. Clyde Snow’s Labor & Employment attorneys are experienced in handling sexual harassment claims, including quid pro quo and hostile work environment actions. Sexual harassment cases include cases involving any form of discrimination based on sex, gender,…

Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation

Clyde Snow’s attorneys have vast experience defending clients against charges of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation before the EEOC, Utah’s Antidiscrimination and Labor Division (UALD), and in state and federal courts. We represent clients in all discrimination, harassment, and retaliation matters, including issues related to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, disability, sexual orientation,…

USERRA

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (“USERRA”) is a federal law passed in 1994 which affects all employers, regardless of their size and protects military service members and veterans from employment discrimination based upon their services in the armed forces. It also provides them with certain re-employment rights following certain periods of uniformed…

I-9 Compliance & Audits

Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act (“IRCA”), all employers are required to verify the identity, eligibility and work authorization of all newly hired employees to ensure that they are legally authorized to work in the United States. In order to comply with the IRCA, employers must review valid identity and employment eligibility documents at…

Wage & Hour

Clyde Snow’s Labor & Employment attorneys are experienced in helping employers comply with federal and state wage and hour laws and thereby avoid costly litigation. We are knowledgeable on all aspects of wage and hour law, including minimum wage, overtime, independent contractor misclassification, meal and rest periods, child labor, and payroll deductions, among other issues….

Cannabis

Clyde Snow’s attorneys have the expertise to represent businesses and individuals throughout the medical cannabis supply chain, including clients seeking licensure, cultivation and dispensary advice, medical cannabis pharmacy operation, leasing issues, employment issues, and investments. We also represent a full range of clients and vendors that supply secondary services to the cannabis and medical cannabis…

Employee Handbook and Policies

The Labor & Employment attorneys at Clyde Snow are intent on not only successfully defending employers in the event of litigation, but doing their best to prevent lawsuits. To that end, we are skilled drafters of employee handbooks and policies tailored to our clients’ specific business needs and liability concerns. We recognize that employee handbooks…

Utah Supreme Court Reverses Court of Appeals, Holds that Employers May Opportunistically Terminate At-Will Employees

As reported in a prior blog “Utah Court of Appeals Holds that Following the Letter of Your Employees’ Employment Agreements May Not Be Enough” a little over a year ago, the Utah Court of Appeals held in Vander Veur v. Groove Entertainment Technologies (2018 UT App 148) that “breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair…