Nevada Labor and Industrial Relations

Sec. § 612.3755
Prohibition on denial of benefits for unemployment related to domestic violence; request for evidence to support claim.


The Administrator shall not deny any otherwise eligible person benefits if the Administrator finds that:


The person left employment to protect himself or herself, or a family or household member, from an act which constitutes domestic violence; and


The person actively engaged in an effort to preserve employment.


The Administrator may request the person to furnish evidence satisfactory to support the person’s claim for benefits.


As used in this section:


“Domestic violence” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 33.018.


“Family or household member” means a:




Domestic partner;


Minor child; or


Parent or other adult person who is related within the first degree of consanguinity or affinity to the employee, or other adult person who is or was actually residing with the employee at the time of the act which constitutes domestic violence.

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Feb. 5, 2021