Nevada Labor and Industrial Relations

Sec. § 613.590
Liability of employer for violation; statute of limitations; attorney’s fees and costs.


An employer who violates the provisions of NRS 613.520 to 613.600, inclusive, is liable to the employee or prospective employee affected by the violation. The employer is liable for any legal or equitable relief as may be appropriate, including employment of a prospective employee, reinstatement or promotion of an employee and the payment of lost wages and benefits.


An action to recover the liability pursuant to subsection 1 may be maintained against the employer by an employee or prospective employee:


For or on behalf of the employee or prospective employee; and


On behalf of other employees or prospective employees similarly situated.
Ê An action must not be commenced pursuant to this section more than 3 years after the date of the alleged violation.


In any action brought pursuant to this section, the court, in its discretion, may allow the prevailing party reasonable costs, including attorney’s fees.

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Feb. 5, 2021