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Firm Profile: Holland & Hart LLP
555 17th Street
Suite 3200
Denver, CO 80202, United States
Phone: 303.295.8000
Areas of Practice
  • Labor & Employment Law

Arbitration Agreements Waiving Class Actions Do Not Violate the NLRA, Rules Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that arbitration agreements requiring that an employer and an employee resolve any employment disputes through one-on-one arbitration do not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). In…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Conflict of Laws, Labor & Employment Law

DOL Launches “PAID” Program To Resolve Wage Violations

Workers want to get paid, and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is offering a new way to help make sure they do. The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently launched the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID)…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Salary History Cannot Justify Unequal Pay Between Men and Women, According to Ninth Circuit

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week that an employer cannot justify a pay difference between male and female employees performing equal work based on prior salary. Rizo v. Yovino. This is a significant decision…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Colorado Non-compete Law for Physicians Amended To Allow Continuing Treatment For Rare Disorders

The Colorado legislature recently added a paragraph to the state statute that governs non-compete agreements to permit physicians to continue to treat patients with rare disorders without liability. Signed into law by Governor…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health, Labor & Employment Law

Idaho Legislature Repeals 2016 Changes to Non-Compete Law

When a new business comes to town, when an existing business seeks to expand, or when a startup is making its way off the ground, it may want (or need) to recruit key employees from existing companies. That can be especially…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Service Advisors Exempt From Overtime, Says Supreme Court

In a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that service advisors at car dealerships are exempt from overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In an opinion written by Justice Thomas, and joined by Justices…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Five Tips For Handling Tricky Religious Accommodations

When an employee’s religious beliefs conflict with a workplace policy, you need to consider whether a reasonable accommodation can be made, without creating an undue hardship. Many times, these religious accommodations present…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Federal Appeals Court Rules Sexual Orientation Discrimination Violates Title VII

Overturning prior precedent, the full panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that sexual orientation discrimination is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII. Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc.…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Colorado General Assembly To Consider Immigration, Paid FMLA, and Other Employment Bills

The Colorado General Assembly convened on January 10, 2018 for its regular session. Between now and its scheduled May 9, 2018 adjournment date, the House and Senate will consider numerous employment-related bills. Although some…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Immigration Law

Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Extends Only to Employees Who Report to SEC

The United States Supreme Court today narrowed the universe of plaintiffs who can claim protection under the whistleblower anti-retaliation provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law
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