Practice Areas & Industries: Gordon Silver


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Our Employment Law group provides guidance and support to our clients in all matters related to their employees including drafting and reviewing employee handbooks and personnel policies and procedures, consulting with employers when hiring, disciplining or discharging employees, and preparing employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and separation agreements.  Our employment lawyers are also well-seasoned litigators and can assist employers through administrative audits, hearings, and investigations before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Nevada Equal Rights Commission, OSHA, Department of Labor, Nevada Labor Commissioner, and other state and federal agencies as well as litigate any matter in court. In addition, if you are ever in need of employee training, our Employment Law attorneys can provide that training as well.

Employment Law
Our employment lawyers advise on all aspects of state and federal employment laws including:

State and federal discrimination compliance (Title VII, NRS Ch. 613)
Harassment matters (Title VII, NRS CH. 613 and other state and federal laws)
Disability (Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the state counterpart under NRS Ch. 613)
Age discrimination issues (Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA))
Medical Leaves (Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA))
Wage and Hour compliance (Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and NRS Ch. 608)
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
Reemployment of Service Members (USERRA)
Wrongful termination and/or discrimination claims under Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Social media issues

Employment Litigation
We represent employers in civil litigation matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, such as claims for:

discrimination or harassment from agency charge through court proceedings
wrongful termination
employment contract
violation of public policy
wage & hour claims

Employment and Human Resource Compliance
We have you covered whenever you have HR issues.  We are here to:

Review and develop employment policies and procedures to maintain compliance with state and federal law.
Create and/or revise employee handbooks and workplace policies and manuals
Draft employment contracts, confidentiality, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
Conduct or advise through workplace investigations
Provide advice and counsel on discipline and termination
Conduct training of employees and supervisors on a variety of topics including harassment prevention, social media use, supervisory training, employee documentation and training, and how to conduct a workplace investigation
Draft policies regarding use of social media in the workplace
Represent employers through audits before the Department of Labor, Nevada Labor Commissioner, and other state and federal agencies.