1.If the Division finds that an employer has failed to suspend or terminate an employee as required by NRS 618.9912, the Division shall:
(a)Upon the first violation, in lieu of any other penalty under this chapter, impose upon the employer an administrative fine of not more than $500.
(b)Upon the second violation, in lieu of any other penalty under this chapter, impose upon the employer an administrative fine of not more than $1,000.
(c)Upon the third and each subsequent violation, impose upon the employer the penalty provided in NRS 618.635 as if the employer had committed a willful violation.
2.For the purposes of this section, any number of violations discovered in a single day constitutes a single violation.
3.Before a fine or any other penalty is imposed upon an employer pursuant to this section, the Division must follow the procedures set forth in this chapter for the issuance of a citation, including, without limitation, the procedures set forth in NRS 618.475 for notice to the employer and an opportunity for the employer to contest the violation.
Section 618.9913 — Penalties.,