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Legal Information: Nevada

Workplace Protections

August 6, 2021

How does this law protect me?

If you qualify for protection under this law, your employer must allow you to take leave from work of up to 160 hours in a 12-month period.1 You can take this time off of work to do any of the following if it is related to an act of domestic violence committed against you or your family or household member:

  • get diagnosed, cared for, or treated for a health condition;
  • get counseling or other assistance;
  • participate in court proceedings; or
  • create a safety plan, including any action to increase your safety or the safety of your family or household member from a future act of domestic violence.2

1 N.R.S. § 608.0198(1)
2 N.R.S. § 608.0198(2)(a)