NRS 475.115
Volunteer firefighters: Disclosure to employer

  • discharge from employment prohibited
  • civil action
  • attorney’s fees.


Any person, corporation, partnership, association or other entity who is an employer or is vested with the power to discharge or recommend the discharge of a person who serves as a volunteer firefighter shall not deprive the person performing such service of his or her employment as a consequence of his or her action.


A person discharged in violation of subsection 1 may commence a civil action against his or her employer and obtain:


Wages and benefits lost as a result of the violation;


An order of reinstatement without loss of position, seniority or benefits;


Damages equal to the amount of lost wages and benefits; and


Reasonable attorney’s fees fixed by the court.


Any applicant for employment who is, and any employee who becomes, a volunteer firefighter must disclose that fact to his or her prospective or present employer, as the case may be.

Source: Section 475.115 — Volunteer firefighters: Disclosure to employer; discharge from employment prohibited; civil action; attorney’s fees., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-475.­html#NRS475Sec115.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

§ 475.115’s source at nv​.us