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3050 South Durango Drive
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117
Tel (702) 872-5555
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Employment Law

Corporations and businesses dealing with situations impacted by employment law in Nevada should be aware that there are frequent changes in the law concerning these issues and/or in the interpretation of the laws in many of these cases. An experienced qualified team, such as Backus Carranza, can save many unwarranted expenditures in terms of hours, dollars and resources through the early application of their skills and knowledge of the law. Backus, Carranza & Burden attorneys have extensive experience representing hotels, casinos, physician groups, hospitals, law firms, contractors, engineering firms, architects, manufacturers and other employers in a wide variety of employment and labor related matters.  Our experience includes:

  • Negotiating employment contracts and contract development to employment dispute resolution in arbitration, mediation and trial.
  • Defense of administrative claims and lawsuits under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) including claims for age discrimination, racial discrimination, sex discrimination, sexual harassment, religious discrimination, before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions (EEOC), the Nevada Equal Rights Commission (NERC), Nevada state courts, Nevada federal courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.
  • Defense of administrative claims and lawsuits under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
  • Development of employee manuals, medical leave policies, sexual harassment policies, anti-discrimination policies, drug testing policies, and other employment documents for employers including progressive discipline policies and termination procedures.
  • Firm members educate employers and industry members by speaking and providing training on a wide variety of employment law issues including the matters outlined above.