Nevada Witnesses and Evidence
Sec. § 50.070
Termination or threat of termination of employment because of service as witness prohibited; penalty; remedies.


1.

Any person, corporation, partnership, association or other entity who is:

(a)

An employer; or

(b)

The employee, agent or officer of an employer, vested with the power to terminate or recommend termination of employment,
Ê of a person who is a witness or who has received a summons to appear as a witness in a judicial or administrative proceeding, who deprives the witness or person summoned of his or her employment, as a consequence of his or her service as a witness or prospective witness, or who asserts to the witness or person summoned that his or her service as a witness or prospective witness will result in termination of his or her employment, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

2.

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

(a)

Wages and benefits lost as a result of the violation;

(b)

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

(c)

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

(d)

Reasonable attorney’s fees fixed by the court.
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