Utah Legislature Contemplating Sick Leave For Immediate Family

The Utah Legislature is in session again, and it’s likely that there will be changes in the Utah employment landscape by the time the Session concludes in a couple months.  Among the bills being offered this year is House Bill … Continue reading

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Utah Affirms Again – Implied Covenants, Even Good Faith and Fair Dealing, Do Not Trump Express Covenants

On October 29, 2019, the Utah Supreme Court issued a rare decision reversing the Utah Court of Appeals. At issue was whether an at-will salesperson who had completed six contracts for sale of television services, and who was terminated before … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Notes Growing Clouds Over Restrictive Covenants

Harriett Torrey of the Wall Street Journal wrote on Monday of this week that there is a growing backlash against employers getting in the way of workers quitting jobs for better offers and to secure a better living. There are … Continue reading

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Snell & Wilmer Secures Appellate Victory Enforcing Restrictive Covenants for First American Title

On October 9, 2018, attorneys from Snell & Wilmer’s Salt Lake City Labor & Employment Group secured a final victory for First American Title Company and First American Title Company LLC by way of a unanimous opinion from the U.S. … Continue reading

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Idaho Human Rights Commission “Complaints”

The Idaho Human Rights Commission considers Title VII and other discrimination claims arising in Idaho.  For practitioners in other jurisdictions, the nomenclature there could lead to mistakes.  The kick-off there is not a “claim,” but a “complaint.”  This can be … Continue reading

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