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Legal Statutes: Nevada

UPDATED March 18, 2016

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Orders for Protection Against Harassment in the Workplace

back to top33.280. Effect of temporary or extended order; court may not issue order against more than one person; contents of order.

1. A temporary or extended order for protection against harassment in the workplace may: (a) Enjoin the person who allegedly committed the harassment from contacting the employer, an employee of the employer while the employee is performing his duties of employment and any person while the person is present at the workplace of the employer; (b) Order the person who allegedly committed the harassment to stay away from the workplace of the employer; and (c) Order such other relief as the court deems necessary to protect the employer, the workplace of the employer, the employees of the employer while performing their duties of employment and any other persons who are present at the workplace.

2. A court may not issue a temporary or extended order for protection against harassment in the workplace that is against more than one person.

3. A temporary or extended order for protection against harassment in the workplace must: (a) Specify, as applicable, the county and city, if any, in which the workplace of the employer is located and in which the employees of the employer perform their duties of employment; (b) Include a provision ordering any law enforcement officer to arrest the person who allegedly committed the harassment, with or without a warrant, if the officer has probable cause to believe that the person has been served with a copy of the order and has violated a provision of the order; (c) State the reasons for granting the order; and (d) Include the following statement:

WARNING This is an official court order. If you disobey this order, you may be arrested and prosecuted for the crime of violating an order for protection against harassment in the workplace and any other crime that you may have committed in disobeying this order.

4. In addition to the requirements of subsection 3, if the court granted a temporary order for protection against harassment in the workplace without notice, the order must: (a) Include a statement that the person who allegedly committed the harassment is entitled to a hearing on the order pursuant to NRS 33.270; (b) Include the name and address of the court in which the petition for a hearing may be filed; (c) Contain the date and hour of issuance; (d) Be immediately filed with the clerk of the court; (e) Define the irreparable injury, loss or damage resulting from the harassment and state why it is irreparable; and (f) Set forth the reasons for granting the order without notice.

(Added to NRS by 2001, 2845)