NRS 618.445
Employee protected from discharge or discrimination

  • complaint for relief and investigation
  • reinstatement and reimbursement.


A person shall not discharge or in any manner discriminate against any employee because the employee has filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding under or related to this chapter or has testified or is about to testify in any such proceeding or because of the exercise by the employee on behalf of himself, herself or others of any right afforded by this chapter.


Any employee aggrieved by a violation of subsection 1 may file a complaint for the relief afforded under subsection 3 with the Division. Any complaint must be filed with the Division within 30 days after the violation has occurred and must set forth in writing the facts constituting the violation.


Upon receipt of the complaint by the Division, the Administrator shall cause such investigation to be made as the Administrator deems appropriate. If upon investigation, the Administrator determines that the provisions of subsection 1 have been violated, the Administrator shall bring an action in the name of the Administrator in any appropriate district court against the person who has committed the violation.


If the court finds that the employee was discharged or discriminated against in violation of subsection 1, the employee is entitled to reinstatement and reimbursement for lost wages and work benefits.


Any decision reached by the Administrator relating to the filing of an action pursuant to this section must be made available to the complaining employee within 90 days after the Division’s receipt of the complaint.

Source: Section 618.445 — Employee protected from discharge or discrimination; complaint for relief and investigation; reinstatement and reimbursement., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-618.­html#NRS618Sec445.

Scope of chapter
Access by employees, former employees and their representatives to records of employers
Duties of employers.
Employer to provide employee with rights and responsibilities to promote safety in workplace
Employer required to report certain accidents and motor vehicle crashes occurring in the course of employment
Dismantling or removal of equipment causing certain accidents or motor vehicle crashes prohibited under certain circumstances
Employee to be notified of harmful exposure and corrective action.
Establishment of safety program: Duties of certain employers
Establishment of safety program: Employers encouraged to employ persons who have completed certain training in basic emergency care of persons in cardiac arrest.
Employers not to maintain unsafe or unhealthy places of employment.
Construction and maintenance of unsafe or unhealthy place of employment prohibited.
Removal of or interference with safety devices or safeguards by employee prohibited.
Permanent variances from standards.
Variance from standard: Participation in experiments to safeguard health or safety.
Variance from standard: Application for temporary order
Variance from standard: Contents
Request for investigation
Complaint of violation before or during inspection of workplace
Employee protected from discharge or discrimination
Advance notice of inspection prohibited
Division to provide notice to certain persons affected by certain accidents or motor vehicle crashes under certain circumstances.
Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

§ 618.445’s source at nv​.us