Nevada Hiring: What you need to know

The Nevada Fair Employment Practices Act prohibits hiring practices that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or national origin (NV Rev. Stat. Sec. 613.310 et seq.). The Act also makes it unlawful to refuse to hire an individual who:
• Engages in the “lawful use of any product” outside the workplace during nonworking hours, or
• Opposed an unlawful employment practice, made a charge, testified, assisted, or participated in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing.
Genetic testing. The Act also prohibits employers from requiring a prospective employee to submit to a genetic test as a condition of employment, or asking or encouraging a prospective employee to submit to a genetic test.
The Act covers employers with 15 or more employees. There is additional information.
Social Media. Employers may not discharge, discipline, discriminate against in any manner or deny employment or promotion to, or threaten to take any such action against any employee or employee who refuses, declines, or fails to disclose the user name, password, or any other information that provides access to his or her personal social media account (NV Rev. Stat. Sec. 613.135).
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In response to federal legislation aimed at making it more difficult for individuals to evade child support obligations, all states must now collect information regarding the hire or rehire of employees. This information is intended for use in locating child support payers and enforcing their obligations. Nevada's new hire reporting law requires all employers to report information for each new employee to the state within 20 days of ...

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