Employee of Private Contractor a Public Employee??

By Patrick Scully The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has held that an employee of a private contractor enjoys the rights of a public employee with a “property interest” in his employment.  The plaintiff was employed as a court security officer (CSO) for a private company that contracted with the United […]

New Paid Leave Law in Nevada

By Lindsay H. S. Hesketh Beginning on January 1, 2020, Nevada will require private employers with 50 or more employees to provide their employees with paid leave. Covered employers must allow employees to accrue paid leave at a rate of .01923 hours for each hour worked.  Employees can begin using their accrued paid leave on their […]