Nevada Diversity laws & HR compliance analysis

Nevada Diversity: What you need to know

The Nevada Fair Employment Practices Act prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, or refusal to permit a service animal at the place of employment (NV Rev. Stat. Sec. 613.310 et seq.).
Effective October 1, 2017, the Act also prohibits employment discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition (NV Rev. Stat. Sec. 613.335).
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The Nevada Equal Rights Commission enforces the Fair Employment Practices Act and provides employers with on-site training as well as posters and brochures to help employees understand discrimination laws. For more, go to
Last reviewed December 2017.

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