Nevada

 

 

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words defined in NRS 606.020 to 606.060, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections. ...

Department means the department of employment, training and rehabilitation. ...

Employee has the meaning ascribed to it in...


Employer has the meaning ascribed to it in...


1. The division shall establish and maintain a directory of the newly hired employees in this state that complies with the requirements set forth in...


1. The department shall, not less than once each business day, provide to the chief of the program for the enforcement of child support of the welfare division of the department of human...


1. Each employer shall, within the time prescribed in...


As used in this chapter, commission means a fee paid for transacting a piece of business or performing a service, but excluding bonuses and profit-sharing arrangements. ...


The labor commissioner must be appointed by the director of the department of business and industry. ...


1. The labor commissioner is in the unclassified service of the state. 2. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 284.143, he shall devote his entire time and attention to the business of his...


1. The labor commissioner shall be provided with properly furnished offices at the capital in Carson City, Nevada. 2. The offices of the labor commissioner shall be open for business during...


1. The labor commissioner shall employ a deputy, who is in the unclassified service of the state. 2. If admitted to the practice of law in the State of Nevada, the deputy has all the powers of:...


The labor commissioner may employ: 1. One chief assistant, who is in the unclassified service of the state. 2. Stenographic, clerical and statistical assistance. ...


1. The labor commissioner may provide for contract services by legal counsel for assistance in administering the labor and industrial relations laws of this state. Any such counsel must be...


All forms, blanks, envelopes, letterheads, circulars, bulletins and reports required to be printed by the labor commissioner must be printed by the state printing division of the department...


With the approval of the state board of examiners, the labor commissioner is authorized to compile and issue such bulletins pertaining to labor and industries of the state as he may...


The labor commissioner shall inform himself of all laws of the state for the protection of life and limb in any of the industries of the state, all laws regulating the hours of labor,...


The labor commissioner shall cooperate with such bureaus or departments of labor of the Federal Government and other states as may be established. ...


1. The labor commissioner is authorized to accept, with the approval of the governor, gifts and grants of money from the Federal Government which may become or are made available for programs...


Upon the written request of the labor commissioner, all state and county officers shall furnish all information in their power necessary to assist in carrying out the objects of this chapter. ...


1. To carry out the provisions of subsection 1 of NRS 607.160, the labor commissioner may enter any store, foundry, mill, office, workshop, mine or public or private works at any reasonable...


1. The labor commissioner: (a) Shall enforce all labor laws of the State of Nevada the enforcement of which is not specifically and exclusively vested in any other officer, board or...


1. The labor commissioner shall notify the state contractors' board after three substantiated claims for wages have been filed against a contractor within a 2-year period. The notification...


1. The labor commissioner may prosecute a claim for wages and commissions or commence any other action to collect wages, commissions and other demands of any person who is financially unable...


The labor commissioner or other designated agent of employees may take assignments of wage or commission claims and bring a single action against any one employer on any number of such...


1. The labor commissioner is authorized to enter into reciprocal agreements with the labor commissioner or corresponding agency of any other state, or with the person, board, officer or...


1. In all actions in the courts in this state wherein the labor commissioner is a party in his official capacity as labor commissioner, or as assignee of any wage or commission claim or claims,...


In aid of his enforcement responsibilities under the labor laws of the State of Nevada, including, but not limited to, the provisions of NRS 338.030, 412.1393, 412.1395, 607.160, 607.170,...


1. When an enforcement question is presented under any labor law of the State of Nevada, the determination of which is not exclusively vested in another officer, board or commission, the...


1. The labor commissioner or a person designated by him may take testimony in all matters relating to the duties and requirements of this chapter in a suitable place in the vicinity to which...


1. Within 30 days after the conclusion of the hearing provided for in NRS 607.207, the labor commissioner or a person designated by him shall issue a written decision, setting forth findings...



The legislature hereby finds and declares that the health and welfare of workers and the employment of persons in private enterprise in this state are of concern to the state and that the...


Employee includes both male and female persons. ...


Private employment means all employment other than employment under the direction, management, supervision and control of this state or any county, city or town therein, or any office...


Professional means pertaining to an employee who is licensed or certified by the State of Nevada for and engaged in the practice of law or any of the professions regulated by chapters 623...


Wages means: 1. The amount which an employer agrees to pay an employee for the time the employee has worked, computed in proportion to time; and 2. Commissions owed the employee,...


Week of work means 7 consecutive periods of 24 hours which may begin on any day and at any hour of the day. ...


Workday means a period of 24 consecutive hours which begins when the employee begins work. ...


Every employer shall conspicuously post and keep so posted on the premises where any person is employed a printed abstract of this chapter to be furnished by the labor commissioner. ...

An employer shall pay to the employee wages for each hour the employee works. An employer shall not require an employee to work without wages during a trial or break-in period. ...


1. Except as provided in subsection 2, an employer shall pay one and one-half times an employee's regular wage rate whenever an employee works: (a) More than 40 hours in any scheduled week...


1. An employer shall not employ an employee for a continuous period of 8 hours without permitting the employee to have a meal period of at least one-half hour. No period of less than 30...


Whenever an employer discharges an employee, the wages and compensation earned and unpaid at the time of such discharge shall become due and payable immediately. ...


Whenever an employee resigns or quits his employment, the wages and compensation earned and unpaid at the time of his resignation or quitting must be paid no later than: 1. The day on which...


1. Whenever an employer of labor shall discharge or lay off his or its employees without first paying them the amount of any wages or salary then due them, in cash and lawful money of the...


1. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, all wages or compensation of employees in private employment is due semimonthly. All such wages or compensation earned and unpaid before the...


Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to mean that, on any special occasion where it appears to be satisfactory and beneficial to both employer and employee, they shall not have the right...


1. Every employer shall establish and maintain regular paydays as provided in this chapter and shall post and maintain posted notices, printed in plain type or written in plain script, in at...


1. Every employer, having granted or agreed to an adjustment of wages of an employee or employees wherein payments additional to the regular wage payments pursuant to this chapter are made,...


1. It shall be unlawful for any employer of labor in this state to pay a lower wage, salary or compensation to his employee than that agreed upon through a collective bargaining agreement, if...


1. This chapter does not preclude the withholding from the wages or compensation of any employee of any dues, rates or assessments becoming due to any hospital association or to any...


1. Every employer shall establish and maintain records of wages for the benefit of his employees, showing for each pay period the following information for each employee: (a) Gross wage...


The payment of wages or compensation must be made in lawful money of the United States or by a good and valuable negotiable check or draft drawn only to the order of the employee unless: 1....


1. A person engaged in any business or enterprise of any kind in this state shall not issue, in payment of, or as evidence of, any indebtedness for wages due an employee, any order,...


1. Every original contractor making or taking any contract in this state for the erection, construction, alteration or repair of any building or structure, or other work, shall assume and...


1. A part of wages or compensation may, if mutually agreed upon by an employee and employer in the contract of employment, consist of meals. In no case shall the value of the meals be computed...


Any employer who provides benefits for health care to his employees shall provide the same benefits and pay providers of health care in the same manner as a policy of insurance pursuant...


1. If an employer provides health benefits for his employees, he shall provide benefits for the expenses for the treatment of abuse of alcohol and drugs. The annual benefits provided by...


1. If an employer provides health benefits for his employees which include coverage for the surgical procedure known as a mastectomy, he must also provide commensurate coverage for at least...


1. If an employer provides health benefits for his employees which include coverage for services which are within the authorized scope of practice of a registered nurse who is authorized...


If an employer provides benefits for health care to his employees and the benefits include coverage of the employee's family, the employer shall: 1. Permit an employee who is required by...


If an employer is the policyholder of a policy of group life or health insurance which covers his employees, he shall give each employee upon the termination of his employment written notice...


1. It is unlawful for any person to: (a) Take all or part of any tips or gratuities bestowed upon his employees. (b) Apply as a credit toward the payment of the statutory minimum hourly...


All uniforms or accessories distinctive as to style, color or material shall be furnished, without cost, to employees by their employer. If a uniform or accessory requires a special...


Every assignment of wages, salary or earnings made within the State of Nevada by any person against whom there is, at the time such assignment is made, an unsatisfied judgment for debt on...


A person shall not willfully refuse or neglect to pay the wages due and payable when demanded as provided in this chapter, nor falsely deny the amount or validity thereof or that the amount is...


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 608.0165, every person violating any of the provisions of NRS 608.005 to 608.190, inclusive, is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...


1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the period of employment for all persons who are employed, occupied or engaged in work or labor of any kind or nature in underground mines...


If any employer pays any employee a lesser amount than the minimum wage prescribed by regulation of the labor commissioner pursuant to the provisions of NRS 608.250, the employee may, at any...


1. The labor commissioner shall: (a) Administer and enforce the provisions of NRS 608.250; and (b) Furnish the district attorney of any county or the attorney general all data...


When a complaint is made to the attorney general by the labor commissioner or by an aggrieved person that any district attorney has been guilty of a willful violation of NRS 608.270, the...


Every person, firm, association or corporation, or any agent, servant, employee or officer of such firm, association or corporation, violating any of the provisions of NRS 608.250, is guilty of...

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, a producer -promoter-employer intending to do business in this state must obtain a permit from the labor commissioner. 2. An application for...


A producer-promoter-employer required by NRS 608.310 to obtain a permit from the labor commissioner must, before being granted the permit, post a bond with: 1. The labor commissioner; or...




For the purposes of this chapter, motion picture includes a film to be shown in a theater or on television, a film to be placed on a video disc or tape, an industrial, training or...


1. No child under the age of 16 years shall be employed, permitted or suffered to work in any capacity in, about or in connection with: (a) The preparation of any composition in which...


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 609.221, the labor commissioner may determine whether or not any particular trade, process of manufacture or occupation, or any particular method of carrying...


In incorporated cities and towns, no person under the age of 18 years shall be employed or permitted to work as a messenger for a telegraph or messenger company in the distribution,...


1. No child under the age of 16 years may be employed, permitted or suffered to work at any gainful occupation, other than domestic service, employment as a performer in the production of a...


Every person who employs and every parent, guardian or other person having the care, custody or control of such child, who permits to be employed, by another, any child under the age of 14...


Except for employment as a performer in a motion picture, it is unlawful for any person to employ any child under 14 years of age in any business or service during the hours in which the...


1. The superintendent of public instruction or other authorized inspector or school attendance officer shall make demand on an employer in or about whose place or establishment a child...


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 609.190 to 609.260, inclusive, whoever employs any child, and whoever, having under his control as parent, guardian or otherwise, any child, permits or...


A person who knowingly employs, permits or requires a child to work in violation of NRS 609.221 is liable, in addition to any other penalty or remedy that may be provided by law, for a...



As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires: 1. Agreement means a written and signed agreement of indenture as an apprentice. 2. Apprentice means a person who...


The purposes of this chapter are: 1. To open to people, without regard to race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability or national origin, the opportunity to...


1. A state apprenticeship council composed of seven members is hereby created. 2. The labor commissioner shall appoint: (a) Three members who are representatives from employer associations...


1. In making the initial appointments to the council, the labor commissioner shall appoint: (a) One member who is a representative from employer associations, one member who is a...


Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term of his predecessor shall be appointed for the remainder of the term. ...


1. The member who is a representative of the general public shall act as chairman of the state apprenticeship council but shall not vote on matters before the council except in the case of a...


The state apprenticeship council shall meet at least once in each calendar quarter and may meet at other times at the call of a majority of its members. ...


1. Each member of the state apprenticeship council is entitled to receive a salary of not more than $ 80 per day, as fixed by the council, while attending meetings of the council. 2. While...


The state apprenticeship council shall: 1. Establish standards for programs and agreements that are not lower than those prescribed by this chapter. 2. Upon review and approval,...


The state apprenticeship council shall: 1. Register and approve or reject proposed programs and standards for apprenticeship. 2. After providing notice and a hearing and for good...


The state apprenticeship council shall make a report of its activities and findings, through the labor commissioner, as provided in NRS 607.080, to the legislature and to the public. ...


The labor commissioner or his duly appointed representative shall be ex officio state director of apprenticeship. ...


1. The state director of apprenticeship shall: (a) Administer the provisions of this chapter with the advice and guidance of the state apprenticeship council. (b) In cooperation with...


1. A local or state apprenticeship committee shall: (a) In accordance with standards set up by the state apprenticeship council, work in an advisory capacity with employers and employees...


All programs operated with more than one employer or an association of employers must include provisions sufficient to ensure meaningful and trustworthy representation of the interests...


Every agreement entered into under this chapter must contain: 1. The names and signatures of the contracting parties and the signature of a parent or legal guardian if the apprentice is...


1. No agreement under this chapter is effective until it is approved by the local joint apprenticeship committee and the state director of apprenticeship. A copy of the agreement must be...


For the purpose of providing greater diversity of training or continuity of employment, any agreement made under this chapter may, at the discretion of the local joint apprenticeship committee,...


1. Upon the complaint of any interested person or upon its own initiative, the state apprenticeship council may investigate to determine if there has been a violation of the terms or conditions...



The administrator of the employment security division of the department of employment, training and rehabilitation shall establish and maintain free public employment offices as provided...


As used in NRS 611.020 to 611.320, inclusive: 1. Babysitting means employment to care for children during a short absence of the parents or guardian. 2. Employment agency means...


The labor commissioner shall administer the provisions of NRS 611.020 to 611.320, inclusive, and may adopt reasonable regulations to carry out the purposes of these sections. ...


1. The labor commissioner or his designee may conduct hearings in the performance of his duties as set forth in NRS 611.020 to 611.320, inclusive, and may: (a) Issue subpoenas for...


1. A person shall not open, keep, operate or maintain an employment agency in this state without first obtaining a license therefor as provided in NRS 611.020 to 611.320, inclusive, from the...


1. A written application for a license to conduct a private employment agency in this state must be made to the labor commissioner and must contain: (a) The name and address of the applicant;...


1. The labor commissioner, upon reasonable notice and opportunity for a licensed employment agency to be heard, may deny, suspend or revoke its license after finding that it has failed to...


Every person licensed under the provisions of NRS 611.020 to 611.320, inclusive, to carry on the business of an employment agency must pay to the labor commissioner a fee of $ 100 before...


1. Before a license is issued, the applicant shall deposit with the labor commissioner a bond, approved by the labor commissioner, in the sum of $ 1,000 with two or more sureties or an...


If at any time the sureties or any of them shall become irresponsible, the licensee shall, upon receipt of notice from the labor commissioner, give a new bond, subject to the provisions of...


The labor commissioner shall make an itemized account of all money received by him as fees for licenses under the provisions of NRS 611.020 to 611.320, inclusive, and shall deposit the money...


No license shall protect any other than the person to whom it is issued nor any places other than those designated in the license. ...


The license must be posted in a conspicuous place in the employment agency. ...


1. The labor commissioner may accept assignments of claims arising under NRS 611.020 to 611.320, inclusive, against employment agencies. 2. The labor commissioner may maintain a commercial...


1. All claims or suits brought in any court against any licensee may be brought in the name of the person or persons damaged upon the bond deposited with the labor commissioner by the...


When a licensee has departed from the state with intent to defraud his creditors or with intent to avoid a summons in an action brought under NRS 611.140, service shall be made upon the surety...


1. The premises of a licensed employment agency and all the records kept by the licensee pursuant to NRS 611.020 to 611.320, inclusive, must be made available at all reasonable hours...


At the time an employment agency contracts with an applicant for employment it shall supply the applicant with a copy of the signed contract. ...


Every licensee shall give to every applicant for employment from whom a fee is required for securing employment an invoice on which is stated: 1. The name and address of the employment agency;...


All receipts for the payment of any fees by an applicant for employment must be prepared and numbered in original and duplicate. The original must be given to the applicant paying the fee and...


No employment agency licensed pursuant to the terms of NRS 611.020 to 611.320, inclusive, may charge, accept or collect from any applicant for employment as a fee for securing the employment...


In addition to the regular fee for securing employment, an employment agency may charge an applicant for employment: 1. Interest at the rate of 1.5 percent per month on any account which...


Every employment agency shall keep posted in a conspicuous place in its office or place of business a card or cards, furnished by the labor commissioner, upon which must be printed in...


An employment agency shall not accept a fee from any applicant for employment with an employer or refer any applicant for employment to an employer without having obtained orally or in writing...


1. If the applicant paying a fee fails to obtain employment, without fault refuses to accept employment, or is employed and the employment lasts less than 7 days, the employment agency shall...


No employment agency may: 1. Impose fees of any kind for the registration of applicants for employment without the written permission of the labor commissioner. 2. Cause or attempt to...


1. An employment agency shall not publish or cause to be published any false, fraudulent or misleading information, representation, notice or advertisement. 2. All advertisements of an...


An employment agency shall not knowingly send an applicant to any place where a strike, lockout or other labor trouble exists without furnishing the applicant with a written statement of...


An employment agency shall not divide fees with an employer, an agent or other employee of an employer or any other person to whom services for employment are provided by the agency. ...


The labor commissioner shall enforce NRS 611.020 to 611.320, inclusive, and when informed of any violations thereof he shall report the fact to the district attorney of the county in which...


Any person who violates any of the provisions of NRS 611.020 to 611.310, inclusive, or any regulation adopted thereunder, is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...


 

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Unemployment Compensation Law. ...


As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the words and terms defined in NRS 612.016 to 612.200, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections. ...


Administrator means the administrator of the division. ...


American employing unit means: 1. A person who is a resident of the United States; 2. A partnership, if two-thirds or more of the partners are residents of the United States; 3. A...


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 612.344, base period means the first 4 of the last 5 completed calendar quarters immediately preceding the first day of a person's benefit year,...


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 612.344, with respect to any person, benefit year means the 52 consecutive weeks beginning with the first day of the week with respect to which a...


Benefits means the money payments payable to an individual, as provided in this chapter, with respect to his unemployment. ...


Calendar quarter means the period of 3 consecutive calendar months ending on March 31, June 30, September 30 or December 31, or the equivalent thereof as the administrator may prescribe...


Division means the employment security division of the department of employment, training and rehabilitation. ...


Employer means: 1. Any employing unit which for any calendar quarter has paid or is liable to pay wages of $ 225 or more, and which employs during that period one or more persons in...


1. As used in this section, crew leader means any person who: (a) Furnishes persons to perform agricultural labor for any other person; (b) Pays the persons furnished by him, either on...


1. Employing unit means any individual or type of organization, including any partnership, association, trust, estate, joint-stock company, insurance company, or corporation, whether domestic...


Subject to the provisions of NRS 612.070 to 612.145, inclusive, employment means service, including service in interstate commerce, performed for wages or under any contract of hire, written...


Services not covered under NRS 612.070 and performed entirely without this state, with respect to no part of which contributions are required and paid under an unemployment compensation law of...


Service shall be deemed to be localized within a state if: 1. The service is performed entirely within such state; or 2. The service is performed both within and without such state, but...


Services performed by a person for wages shall be deemed to be employment subject to this chapter unless it is shown to the satisfaction of the administrator that: 1. The person has been...


1. Employment includes agricultural labor if: (a) The services are performed in the employ of a person who: (1) Paid cash wages of $ 20,000 or more during any calendar quarter of...


Employment shall not include service performed on or in connection with a foreign vessel or aircraft, if the employee is employed on and in connection with such vessel or aircraft when...


1. Employment includes service performed in the employ of this state, or of any political subdivision thereof, or of any instrumentality of this state or its political subdivisions which...


Employment shall not include service performed in the employ of a corporation, community chest, fund, or foundation, organized and operated exclusively for religious, charitable,...


1. Employment includes service by a person in the employ of: (a) Corporations; or (b) Any community chest, fund or foundation organized and operated exclusively for religious,...


1. Employment includes service performed in the employ of an Indian tribe, or of any political subdivision thereof, or of any subsidiary or business enterprise wholly owned by an Indian...


1. Employment does not include service performed after June 30, 1939, in the employ of an employer as defined in the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act...


Employment shall not include services performed by a licensed real estate salesman or licensed real estate broker who is employed as a salesman or associate broker by another licensed...


Employment does not include domestic service performed in the employ of a local chapter of a college fraternity or sorority unless the amount paid in cash wages by an employer or employing...


1. Employment does not include services performed by a person who: (a) Directly sells or solicits the sale of products, in person or by telephone: (1) On the basis of a...


If the services performed during one-half or more of any pay period by an individual for the employing unit constitute employment, all the services of such individual for such period shall...


Fund means the unemployment compensation fund established by this chapter, to which all contributions, or payments in lieu of contributions, are required to be deposited and from which...


Indian tribe has the meaning ascribed to it in...


1. Signature means the signature of the state treasurer and the countersignature of the administrator or his duly authorized agent for that purpose. 2. Particularly, but without...


State includes, in addition to the states of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. ...


1. A person shall be deemed unemployed in any week during which he performs no services and with respect to which no remuneration is payable to him or in any week of less than full-time work...


1. Wages means: (a) All remuneration paid for personal services, including commissions and bonuses and the cash value of all remuneration payable in any medium other than cash; and...


Week means such period of 7 consecutive calendar days as the administrator may by regulations prescribe. ...


The functions exercised by the Nevada unemployment compensation division and the Nevada state employment service division before March 20, 1941, shall be exercised, after March 20, 1941, by...


1. The division is administered by a full-time salaried administrator, who is appointed by the director of the department of employment, training and rehabilitation and who serves at the...


The administrator shall have an official seal which must be judicially noticed. ...


1. For the purpose of insuring the impartial selection of personnel on the basis of merit, the administrator shall fill all positions in the division, except the post of administrator,...


1. Not later than December 1, 1956, and December 1 of every second year thereafter, the administrator shall submit to the governor a report covering the administration and operation of...


Regulations for the internal management of the division which do not affect private rights or procedures available to the public may be adopted, amended or rescinded by the administrator...


1. The administrator may, upon his own motion or upon application of an employing unit, and after notice and opportunity for the employing unit to submit facts, make determinations with respect...


1. Each employing unit shall keep true and accurate work records, containing such information as the administrator may prescribe. Such records must be open to inspection and may be copied by...


1. In the discharge of the duties imposed by this chapter, the administrator, the chairman of an appeal tribunal created by this chapter, the members of the board of review, and any...


1. In case of contumacy by a person, or refusal to obey subpoena issued to any person, any district court of this state within the jurisdiction of which the inquiry is carried on or within...


In the administration of this chapter the administrator shall: 1. Cooperate to the fullest extent consistent with the provisions of this chapter with the Department of Labor. 2. Make...


1. The administrator is authorized and directed to apply for an advance to the unemployment compensation fund and to accept such advance in accordance with the conditions specified in Title XII...


The administrator is authorized to enter into reciprocal arrangements with the appropriate and duly authorized agencies of other states, or the Federal Government, or both, whereby: 1....


1. Reimbursements paid from the unemployment compensation fund pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 612.295 shall be deemed to be benefits for the purposes of this chapter. 2. The administrator...


1. The Nevada employment security council, consisting of nine members appointed by the governor, is hereby created to assure an impartial development of administrative policies within...


1. The administrator shall establish and maintain free public employment offices in such number and in such places as may be necessary for the proper administration of this chapter and for...


1. Twenty-four months after the date when contributions first accrue under this chapter, benefits become payable from the fund, except that wages earned for services performed in the employ of...


1. A person's weekly benefit amount is an amount equal to one twenty-fifth of his total wages for employment by employers during the quarter of his base period in which the total wages...


1. Any otherwise eligible person is entitled during any benefit year to a total amount of benefits equal to whichever is the lesser of: (a) Twenty-six times his weekly benefit amount; or...


Upon the request of a person entitled to receive benefits pursuant to this chapter, the administrator shall deduct and withhold federal individual income tax from such benefits. ...


1. Any person who is overpaid any amount as benefits under this chapter is liable for the amount overpaid unless: (a) The overpayment was not due to fraud, misrepresentation or...


1. Any person who has been awarded back pay because he was unlawfully discharged is liable for the amount of the benefits paid to him during the period for which the back pay was awarded,...


A person who: 1. During his last or next to last employment, performed services in the employ of a private employer while incarcerated in a custodial or penal institution; and 2....


Except when the result would be inconsistent with the other provisions of NRS 612.377 to 612.3786, inclusive, as provided in the regulations of the administrator, the provisions of this...


A person is eligible to receive extended benefits for any week of unemployment in his eligibility period only if the administrator finds that with respect to that week: 1. He is an...


The weekly extended benefit amount payable to a person for a week of total unemployment in his eligibility period is: 1. The basic weekly benefit amount or the augmented weekly benefit...


The weekly benefit amount of extended compensation paid for a week of less than total unemployment shall be based on the extended weekly benefit amount as determined in NRS 612.3776. ...


1. The total extended benefit amount payable to any eligible person for his applicable benefit year is the lesser of the following amounts: (a) Fifty percent of the basic benefits which...


If an individual who has received extended compensation for a week or weeks of unemployment is determined to be entitled to more regular compensation with respect to such week or weeks as a...


Extended benefits paid to an individual shall not be charged against the experience rating records of his base-period employers. ...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a person is ineligible for benefits for the week in which he has voluntarily left his last or next to last employment: (a) Without good...


A person is ineligible for benefits for the week in which he has filed a claim for benefits, if he was discharged from his last or next to last employment for misconduct connected with his...


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 612.392, a person must be disqualified for benefits if the administrator finds that he has failed, without good cause, either to apply for...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, a person is not eligible to receive extended benefits for any week of unemployment in his eligibility period if the administrator finds that...


1. A person is disqualified for benefits for any week with respect to which the administrator finds that his total or partial unemployment is due to a labor dispute in active progress at...


1. An individual shall be disqualified for benefits for any week with respect to which or to a part of which he has received or is seeking unemployment benefits under an unemployment...


A person is disqualified for benefits for any week with respect to which he receives either wages in lieu of notice or severance pay. ...


A claimant shall be disqualified for benefits for any week with respect to which the claimant is on paid vacation. ...


A claimant shall be disqualified for benefits for any week following termination of work, which could have been compensated by vacation pay had termination not occurred, if the claimant...


1. Benefits based on service in an instructional, research or principal administrative capacity in any educational institution or based on other service in any educational institution must...


1. Benefits based on service in an instructional, research or principal administrative capacity for any educational institution must be denied to any person for any week of unemployment...


Benefits are not payable to any person on the basis of any services, substantially all of which consist of participating in sports or athletic events or training or preparing for sports...


When the administrator finds that any person has made a false statement or representation, knowing it to be false, or knowingly failed to disclose a material fact in order to obtain or...


1. In addition to any restrictions imposed pursuant to NRS 422.065, benefits are not payable on the basis of services performed by an alien unless, at the time the services were performed, he...

Claims for benefits shall be made in the manner prescribed by or authorized by NRS 612.455 to 612.530, inclusive, and in no other way. ...


1. Claims for benefits must be made in accordance with such regulations as the administrator may prescribe, not inconsistent herewith. 2. Each employer shall post and maintain in places...


1. Any person filing a claim for benefits shall, at the time he files his claim, indicate whether he owes an obligation for the support of a child. 2. lf a person eligible for benefits...


1. An initial determination that an individual is an insured worker shall remain in effect throughout the benefit year for which it is made, unless modified by a redetermination or as the...


1. The administrator shall also promptly determine whether an insured worker is ineligible, or disqualified with respect to any week occurring within the benefit year. 2. The insured worker...


1. The last employing unit of any unemployed claimant and the next to last employing unit of an unemployed claimant who has not earned remuneration with his last covered employer equal to...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3: (a) The administrator or a representative authorized to act in his behalf may at any time within 1 year after the date of an...


1. Any determination or redetermination is final 10 days after the date of notification or mailing of the notice of determination or redetermination unless a request for reconsideration or...


1. Any person entitled to a notice of determination or redetermination may file an appeal from the determination with an appeal tribunal, and the administrator shall be a party respondent...


1. A reasonable opportunity for a fair hearing on appeals must be promptly afforded all parties. 2. An appeal tribunal shall inquire into and develop all facts bearing on the issues and...


When the same or substantially similar evidence is material to the matter in issue with respect to more than one individual, the same time and place for considering all such appeals may be...


1. After a hearing an appeal tribunal shall make its findings promptly and on the basis thereof affirm, modify or reverse the determination. Each party must be promptly furnished a copy of...


1. An appeal to the board of review by any party must be allowed as a matter of right if the appeal tribunal's decision reversed or modified the administrator's determination. In all other...


1. Any decision of the board of review in the absence of an appeal therefrom as herein provided becomes final 10 days after the date of notification or mailing thereof, and judicial review...


1. Within 10 days after the decision of the board of review has become final, any party aggrieved thereby or the administrator may secure judicial review thereof by commencing an action in...


Any finding of fact or law, judgment, determination, conclusion or final order made by the administrator or an appeal tribunal, examiner, board of review, district court or any other person...


1. For the purposes of NRS 612.535, 612.540 and 612.606, wages do not include that part of the wages paid for employment to a person by an employer during any calendar year which exceeds 66...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 2 and 3, if the division determines that a claimant has earned 75 percent or more of his wages during his base period from one employer, it...


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 612.565 to 612.580, inclusive, an employing unit ceases to be an employer subject to this chapter at any time when it appears to the satisfaction of...


The administrator may terminate the approval of the election of coverage made by any employing unit pursuant to NRS 612.565 and 612.570 at any time upon 30 days' written notice. ...

 


1. There is hereby established as a special fund, separate and apart from all public money or funds of this state, an unemployment compensation fund, which must be administered by...


1. Money may be requisitioned from this state's account in the unemployment trust fund solely for the payment of benefits and refunds in accordance with regulations prescribed by...


1. The provisions of NRS 612.585, 612.590 and 612.595, to the extent that they relate to the unemployment trust fund, are operative only so long as the unemployment trust fund continues to...

 

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, in addition to any other contribution required by this chapter, each employer shall make payments into the unemployment compensation...


1. All payments collected pursuant to NRS 612.606 must be deposited in the unemployment compensation administration fund. At the end of each fiscal year, the state controller shall transfer to...


1. Payments required pursuant to NRS 612.606 accrue and become payable by each employer for each calendar quarter in which he is subject to the provisions of this chapter. Payments must...


Collection of money from an employer delinquent in making contributions or payments pursuant to the provisions of this chapter must first be applied to pay his delinquent contributions to...


1. If any money received after June 30, 1941, from the Department of Labor under Title III of the Social Security Act, or any unencumbered balances in the unemployment compensation...

 

1. Money credited to the account of this state in the unemployment trust fund by the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States of America pursuant to Section 903 of the Social Security...

1. If a check is tendered on or before the due date in payment of contributions but is afterward dishonored by the financial institution on which it is drawn, the check does not constitute...


1. When any contribution as provided in this chapter remains unpaid on the date on which it becomes due, as prescribed by the administrator, it bears interest at the rate of 1 percent for...


If, after due notice thereof, any employer defaults in any payment of contributions, interest or forfeit imposed under this chapter, the administrator, or his authorized representative,...


1. In addition to or independently of the remedy by civil action provided in NRS 612.625, the administrator, or his authorized representative, after giving to any employer who defaults in...


1. An abstract of a judgment entered pursuant to NRS 612.630 or a copy thereof may be recorded with the county recorder of any county in the State of Nevada, and from the time of the recording...


Appeals may be taken to the supreme court from the judgment of the district court in the same manner and with the same effect as in other civil cases, except that notice of appeal must be...


1. In the event of any distribution of any employer's assets either voluntarily or pursuant to any order of any court under the laws of this state, the lien for contributions then due must be...


If an employer neglects or refuses to make and file any report of wages and contributions as required by this chapter or by any regulation of the administrator or if any report which has...


1. Upon the levy of any assessment as provided in NRS 612.660, the administrator shall forthwith give written notice thereof by mail to the employer at his last known address. The notice must:...


1. At any time within 15 days after the mailing of the notice of assessment, the employer affected thereby may file a verified petition with the administrator praying for readjustment of...


1. Whenever the administrator finds that the collection of any contribution computed under the provisions of law will be jeopardized by delay, he may immediately assess the contribution...


1. Contributions, penalties and interest due and unpaid from any employer constitute a lien upon all of the assets of the employer, the lien to be prior to and paid in preference to all...


1. As used in this section, person includes this state, and any county, municipality, district or other political subdivision thereof. 2. If any employing unit is delinquent in the payment...


1. If a person is notified of a delinquency pursuant to NRS 612.685, he shall neither transfer, pay over nor make any other disposition of money or property belonging to the delinquent...


1. Every contractor, as defined in NRS 624.020, who contracts with a subcontractor who is an employer under the provisions of this chapter or becomes such an employer before the completion of...


1. Every assignee, receiver, trustee in bankruptcy, liquidator, administrator, executor, sheriff, constable or any other person who sells substantially all of: (a) The business; (b)...


1. Any employer who, outside the usual course of his business, sells substantially all or any one of the classes of assets enumerated in subsection 1 of NRS 612.690 and quits business,...


1. Any agreement by a person to waive, release or commute his rights to benefits or any other rights under this chapter is void, except an agreement made voluntarily with a state or local...


1. No person claiming benefits may be charged fees of any kind in any proceeding under this chapter by the board of review, the administrator or its or his representatives, or by any court...


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 31A.150: 1. Any assignment, pledge or encumbrance of any right to benefits which are or may become due or payable under this chapter is void, except for...

 

Whoever makes a false statement or representation knowing it to be false, or knowingly fails to disclose a material fact, to obtain or increase any benefit or other payment under this...


Whenever two or more persons shall conspire to obtain or increase any benefit or other payment under this chapter by a false statement or representation knowing it to be false, or by...


Any person residing in this state who claims benefits under any agreement existing between the division and some other state or the Federal Government, who willfully makes a false statement...


1. Any employing unit or any officer or agent of an employing unit or any other person who makes a false statement or representation knowing it to be false, or who knowingly fails to disclose...


Any person who shall willfully violate any provision of this chapter or any order, rule or regulation thereunder, the violation of which is made unlawful or the observance of which is...


1. Any employing unit or any officer or agent of any employing unit or any other person who fails to submit such reports as are prescribed and required by the administrator within the...


1. In any civil action to enforce the provisions of this chapter the administrator, the board of review and the state may be represented by: (a) Any qualified attorney who is employed by...


1. The administrator is authorized to make such investigations, secure and transmit such information, make available such services and facilities, and exercise such of the other powers...



1. The legislature reserves the right to amend or repeal all or any part of this chapter at any time. There shall be no vested private right of any kind against such amendment or repeal. 2....

 

1. It shall be unlawful for any person, persons, company, corporation, society, association or organization of any kind doing business in this state by himself, itself, themselves, his, its...


Every employment agent or broker who, with intent to influence the action of any person thereby, shall misstate or misrepresent verbally or in any writing or advertisement any material...


It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation doing business or employing labor in the State of Nevada to make any rule or regulation prohibiting or preventing any employee...


1. Any person, firm or corporation convicted of violating the provisions of NRS 613.040 to 613.070, inclusive, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $ 5,000. 2. The penalty must...


In all prosecutions under NRS 613.040 to 613.070, inclusive, the person, firm or corporation violating the provisions of NRS 613.040 to 613.070, inclusive, shall be held responsible for the...


Nothing contained in NRS 613.040 to 613.060, inclusive, shall be construed to prevent the injured employee from recovering damages from his employer for injury suffered through a violation of...


1. Any person or governmental entity who employs and has under his direction and control any person for wages or under a contract of hire, or any labor organization referring a person to...

 


1. The immigration to this state of all slaves and other people bound by contract to involuntary servitude for a term of years is hereby prohibited. 2. It shall be unlawful for any company,...


Every person who obtains employment by color or aid of any false or forged letter, certificate of recommendation or union card is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...


Every person who shall willfully and maliciously, either alone or in combination with others, break a contract of service or employment, knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that...


Every agent, employee or servant of any person or corporation who shall ask or receive, directly or indirectly, any compensation, gratuity or reward, or any promise thereof, upon any agreement...


1. It shall be unlawful for any manager, superintendent, officer, agent, servant, foreman, shift boss or other employee of any person or corporation, charged or entrusted with the employment...


1. As used in this section, labor organization means any organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee or plan, in which employees participate and which exists...


Any person or persons, employer, company, corporation or association, or the managing agent of any person or persons, employer, company, corporation or association, doing or conducting business...


1. It shall be unlawful for any transportation company doing business in the State of Nevada, or any officer, agent or servant of such transportation company, to require any employee as...


1. Whenever any person or persons, firm, corporation or association, whether acting as principal or agent, contractor or subcontractor, shall hire or employ any other person or persons for...


1. For the purpose of this section: (a) Distance and facilities for the comfort and conveyance of any patient shall be construed to mean the nearest hospital and the most comfortable means...


Every person who shall give, offer or promise, directly or indirectly, any compensation, gratuity or reward to any agent, employee or servant of any person or corporation, with intent to...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, any person, association, company or corporation within this state, or any agent or officer on behalf of the person, association, company...


No part of this chapter shall be construed to restrict or prohibit the orderly and peaceable assembling or cooperation of persons employed in any profession, trade or handicraft for the purpose...


As used in NRS 613.230 to 613.300, inclusive, the term labor organization means any organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee or plan, in which...


No person shall be denied the opportunity to obtain or retain employment because of nonmembership in a labor organization, or shall the state, or any subdivision thereof or any...


It shall be unlawful for any employee, labor organization, or officer, agent or member thereof to compel or attempt to compel any person to join any labor organization or to strike against...


Any combination or conspiracy by two or more persons to cause the discharge of any person or to cause him to be denied employment because he is not a member of a labor organization, by inducing...


Any person who violates any provision of NRS 613.230 to 613.300, inclusive, or who enters into any agreement containing a provision declared illegal by NRS 613.230 to 613.300, inclusive, or...


Any person injured or threatened with injury by an act declared illegal by NRS 613.230 to 613.300, inclusive, shall, notwithstanding any other provision of the law to the contrary, be entitled...

1. The provisions of NRS 613.310 to 613.435, inclusive, do not apply to: (a) Any employer with respect to employment outside this state. (b) Any religious corporation, association or...


The Nevada equal rights commission may adopt regulations, consistent with the provisions of...


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 613.350, it is an unlawful employment practice for an employer: (a) To fail or refuse to hire or to discharge any person, or otherwise to...


If an employer grants leave with pay, leave without pay, or leave without loss of seniority to his employees for sickness or disability because of a medical condition, it is an unlawful...


1. It is an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discriminate against any of his employees or applicants for employment, for an employment agency to discriminate against any person,...


Notwithstanding any other provision of NRS 613.310 to 613.435, inclusive, it is not an unlawful employment practice for an employer to fail or refuse to hire and employ any individual for...


Notwithstanding any other provision of NRS 613.310 to 613.435, inclusive, it is not an unlawful employment practice for an employer to apply different standards of compensation, or...


Nothing contained in NRS 613.310 to 613.435, inclusive, applies to any business or enterprise on or near an Indian reservation with respect to any publicly announced employment practice of...


Any person injured by an unlawful employment practice within the scope of NRS 613.310 to 613.435, inclusive, may file a complaint to that effect with the Nevada equal rights commission if...


If the Nevada equal rights commission does not conclude that an unfair employment practice within the scope of NRS 613.310 to 613.435, inclusive, has occurred, any person alleging such a...


No action authorized by NRS 613.420 may be brought more than 180 days after the date of the act complained of. When a complaint is filed with the Nevada equal rights commission the...


1. The supreme court shall, with regard to an appeal from a final judgment in an action for age discrimination in employment brought pursuant to NRS 613.420 or...


As used in NRS 613.440 to 613.510, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires: 1. Employer includes any person acting directly or indirectly in the interest of an employer in...


The provisions of NRS 613.440 to 613.510, inclusive, do not apply to this state or any political subdivision of this state. ...


1. The labor commissioner: (a) May adopt any regulations necessary or appropriate to carry out the provisions of NRS 613.440 to 613.510, inclusive; and (b) Shall prepare and distribute...


Unless stipulated in a written settlement agreement signed by all parties to a pending action or complaint filed pursuant to NRS 613.440 to 613.510, inclusive, any waiver of the rights...


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 613.510, it is unlawful for any employer in this state to: 1. Directly or indirectly, require, request, suggest or cause any employee or prospective...


1. An employer who violates the provisions of NRS 613.440 to 613.510, inclusive, is liable to the employee or prospective employee affected by the violation. The employer is liable for any...


1. The labor commissioner may, after notice and an opportunity for a hearing, impose a civil penalty of not more than $ 9,000 for each violation of any provision of NRS 613.440 to...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the following are exempt from the provisions of NRS 613.440 to 613.510, inclusive: (a) Any employer who requests an employee to submit to...


1. Whenever a controversy shall arise between an employer and his employees which cannot be settled by mediation and conciliation in the manner provided in NRS 614.010, such controversy may,...


The submission shall: 1. Be in writing. 2. Be signed by the employer and by the labor organization or organizations representing the employees. 3. Specify the time and place of meeting...


1. The award being filed in the clerk's office of the district court, as provided in NRS 614.030, it shall go into practical operation and judgment shall be entered thereon accordingly at...


1. Every agreement of arbitration under NRS 614.010 to 614.080, inclusive, shall be acknowledged by the parties before a notary public or the clerk of a district court of the state. When...


The agreement of arbitration shall provide for the compensation of arbitrators and their traveling and other necessary expenses. ...


1. During the pendency of arbitration under NRS 614.010 to 614.080, inclusive, it shall not be lawful: (a) For the employer, a party to such arbitration, to discharge the employees,...


It shall be unlawful for any employer, or any association or combination of employers of labor, in this state, or any workman, laborer, association, organization or combination of workmen...


Any person, firm, association, combination of persons, organization or corporation, or any officer, agent, servant, employee or attorney thereof, violating the provisions of NRS 614.090...

1. It is unlawful for any person, firm or association to issue, cause to be issued, circulate or cause to be circulated any printed or written matter notifying or advising the public or...


Any person violating the provisions of NRS 614.120 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Every person who shall give, offer or promise, directly or indirectly, any compensation, gratuity or reward to any duly constituted representative of a labor organization, with intent to...


Every person who, being the duly constituted representative of a labor organization, shall ask for or receive, directly or indirectly, any compensation, gratuity or reward, or any promise...


1. During the pendency of a strike, work stoppage or other dispute, it is unlawful for any person: (a) To picket on private property without the written permission of the owner or pursuant...


1. The legislature hereby declares that: (a) Employees who are members of labor organizations are entitled to reasonable assurances that money they contribute for plans which provide...

 

1. The purposes of this chapter are to: (a) Rehabilitate handicapped individuals so that they may prepare for and engage in gainful occupations; (b) Provide physically and mentally...


As used in this chapter the words and terms defined in NRS 615.023 to 615.140, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections. ...


Administrator means the administrator of the rehabilitation division of the department. ...


Bureau means the bureau of vocational rehabilitation in the division. ...


Chief means the chief of the bureau. ...


Department means the department of employment, training and rehabilitation. ...


Director means the director of the department. ...


Establishment of a rehabilitation facility means: 1. The expansion, remodeling or alteration of existing buildings necessary to adapt or to increase the effectiveness of such buildings...


Establishment of a workshop means: 1. The expansion, remodeling or alteration of existing buildings necessary to adapt such buildings to workshop purposes or to increase the...


Gainful occupation includes: 1. Employment in the competitive labor market; 2. Practice of a profession; 3. Self-employment; 4. Homemaking; 5. Farm or family work (including...


Handicapped individual means: 1. Any individual who has a physical or mental disability which constitutes a substantial handicap to employment but which is of such a nature that...


Physical or mental disability means a physical or mental condition which materially limits, contributes to limiting or, if not corrected, will probably result in limiting an...


Substantial handicap to employment means that a physical or mental disability (in the light of attendant medical, psychological, vocational, cultural, social or environmental factors) impedes...


Vocational rehabilitation services means any goods and services necessary to render a handicapped individual fit to engage in a gainful occupation, or to determine his rehabilitation potential. ...


The department, through the director, shall administer the provisions of this chapter as the sole agency of the State of Nevada for such purpose. ...


The chief shall be appointed on the basis of his education, training, experience and demonstrated abilities and of his interest in vocational rehabilitation and related programs. ...


Vocational rehabilitation services shall be provided directly or through public or private resources to any handicapped individual, including any handicapped individual who is eligible under...


1. The department shall, through its divisions, establish a program to provide financial assistance to physically disabled persons for such essential personal care as is necessary to enable...


The essential personal care for which the department may provide assistance must include assisting the physically disabled person in: 1. The elimination of wastes from the body. 2....


1. The chief shall: (a) Subject to the approval of the director, adopt rules and regulations necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter; (b) Establish appropriate...


The bureau shall: 1. Take action necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of this chapter; and 2. Cooperate with other departments, agencies and institutions, both public...


The bureau may: 1. Enter into reciprocal agreements with other states (which, for this purpose, may include the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam) to provide...


1. The State of Nevada accepts the provisions and benefits of the Act of Congress entitled An act to provide for the promotion of vocational rehabilitation of persons disabled in industry...


1. To facilitate the making of disability determinations in this state, the department through the division, on behalf of the State of Nevada, may enter into an agreement or agreements with...


1. The department through the bureau may make agreements, arrangements or plans to: (a) Cooperate with the Federal Government in carrying out the purposes of this chapter or of any...


1. The state treasurer is designated as custodian of all moneys received from the Federal Government for carrying out the purposes of this chapter or any agreements, arrangements or...


1. There is hereby created the rehabilitation division revolving account in an amount not to exceed $ 90,000. The money in the revolving account may be used for the payment of claims of:...


1. All gifts of money which the bureau is authorized to accept must be deposited in the state treasury for credit to the rehabilitation gift account in the department of employment, training...


The right of a handicapped individual to maintenance under this chapter shall not be transferable or assignable at law or in equity, and none of the moneys paid or payable or rights existing...


It is unlawful, except for purposes directly connected with the administration of the vocational rehabilitation program or any other arrangements, agreements or plans pursuant to this chapter,...


1. No officer or employee engaged in the administration of the vocational rehabilitation program shall use his official authority to influence or permit the use of the vocational...



Chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS shall be known as the Nevada Industrial Insurance Act. ...


The legislature hereby determines and declares that: 1. The provisions of chapters 616A to 617, inclusive, of NRS must be interpreted and construed to ensure the quick and efficient payment...


1. All premiums, contributions, penalties, money, properties, securities, funds, deposits, contracts and awards received, collected, acquired, established or made by the state industrial...


1. The rights and remedies provided in chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS for an employee on account of an injury by accident sustained arising out of and in the course of the...


1. If the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS relative to compensation for injuries to or death of employees become invalid because of any adjudication, or are repealed,...


If there is a conflict between the provisions of chapters 616A to 617, inclusive, of NRS and the provisions of Title 57 of NRS, the provisions of chapters 616A to 617, inclusive, of NRS control. ...


As used in chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 616A.030 to 616A.360, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to...


Accident means an unexpected or unforeseen event happening suddenly and violently, with or without human fault, and producing at the time objective symptoms of an injury. ...


1. Accident benefits means medical, surgical, hospital or other treatments, nursing, medicine, medical and surgical supplies, crutches and apparatuses, including prosthetic devices. 2. The...


Administrator means the administrator of the division. ...


Advisory organization means the organization designated and licensed by the commissioner to file the classifications of risks for private carriers pursuant to chapters 616A to 616D,...


Appeals panel means the appeals panel for industrial insurance that hears grievances of employers, other than self-insured employers, pursuant to the provisions of NRS 616B.760 to...


Association of self-insured private employers means a nonprofit, unincorporated association composed of five or more private employers that has been issued a certificate by the commissioner...


Association of self-insured public employers means a nonprofit, unincorporated association composed of five or more public employers that has been issued a certificate by the commissioner and...


Association's administrator means a person who is employed by or has contracted with the board of trustees of an association of self-insured public or private employers to carry out the...


Benefit penalty means an additional amount of money that is payable to a claimant if the administrator has determined that a violation of any of the provisions of paragraphs (a) to...


Casual refers only to employments where the work contemplated is to be completed in 20 working days or parts thereof in a calendar quarter, without regard to the number of persons employed,...


Certified vocational rehabilitation counselor means a person who: 1. Has a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling; or 2. Has been certified as a rehabilitation counselor or...


Commissioner means the commissioner of insurance. ...


Compensation means the money which is payable to an employee or to his dependents as provided for in chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, and includes benefits for funerals,...


Contractor-controlled insurance program means a consolidated insurance program that is established and administered by the principal contractor of the construction project. ...


Damages means the recovery allowed in an action at law as contrasted with compensation. ...


Division means the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry. ...


Employee and workman are used interchangeably in chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS and mean every person in the service of an employer under any appointment or contract of hire...


Except as provided in subsection 2 of NRS 616B.653, a lessee engaged in either mining or operating a reduction plant shall be deemed to be: 1. An employee of the lessor; and 2. For...


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 616A.125, any person who participates in a program of job training administered by the welfare division of the department of human resources shall be deemed...


Any person who participates in a program to obtain training for employment administered by the welfare division of the department of human resources, if he receives training on the job and a...


Any: 1. Teacher who, as part of the program to offer pupils who are enrolled in grades 7 through 12, inclusive, the skills to make the transition from school to careers established pursuant...


Persons who perform volunteer work in any formal program which is being conducted: 1. Within a state or local public organization; 2. By a federally assisted organization; or 3. By...


Persons who, under a written agreement between a public agency and a private organization, perform volunteer work for a private organization as part of a public program and who are...


Volunteer firemen belonging to a regular organized and recognized fire department, while engaged in their duties in any voluntary community service which they may undertake, and while acting...


A fireman who is employed by a regular organized and recognized fire department, while engaged off duty in the voluntary performance of services as a fireman within the jurisdiction served by...


A member of a nonprofit service organization or club, while engaged in rendering volunteer ambulance service in any county, city or town, shall be deemed for the purpose of chapters 616A to...


Volunteer officers attached to the Nevada highway patrol, volunteers appointed pursuant to NRS 484.4085 who qualify pursuant to subsection 4 of that section, the investigators appointed...


Trustees of school districts, while engaged in their designated duty as trustees, shall be deemed, for the purpose of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, employees receiving a wage of $...


Members of junior traffic patrols are defined as minors attending school and selected or designated by school officials or by school and city or town officials for regular duty on school days...


Any person who is: 1. Engaged in vending, selling, offering for sale or delivering directly to the public any newspaper, magazine or periodical pursuant to an agreement or contract with...


Members of the county advisory boards to manage wildlife who serve without compensation pursuant to the provisions of NRS 501.285, while engaged in their designated duty as members, shall...


A member of the Nevada legislature shall be deemed for the purposes of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS to be an employee of the state during his term of office at the wage of $ 2,000...


Members of state, county and local departments, boards, commissions, agencies or bureaus, whether elected or appointed, who serve without compensation or who receive less than $ 250 per...


Any person: 1. Less than 18 years of age who is subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile division of the district court and who has been ordered by the court to perform community...


Trainees in a rehabilitation facility operated by the rehabilitation division of the department of employment, training and rehabilitation, while engaged in an evaluation or training program...


Volunteer workers at a facility for inpatients of the division of mental health and developmental services of the department of human resources, while acting under the direction or...


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 616B.603, subcontractors, independent contractors and the employees of either shall be deemed to be employees of the principal contractor for the purposes...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, any person who is an apprentice or trainee shall be deemed for the purposes of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS to be an employee of...


1. Each person licensed pursuant to chapter 645 of NRS as a real estate broker, broker-salesman or salesman who does business in this state and receives wages, commissions or other...


1. Any person who participates in a training program approved pursuant to...


Foot shall be considered as that portion below the junction of the middle and lower thirds of the leg. ...


Hand shall be considered as that portion below the junction of the middle and lower thirds of the forearm. ...


Incarcerated means confined in: 1. Any local detention facility, county jail, state prison, reformatory or other correctional facility as a result of a conviction or a plea of guilty or...


Independent contractor means any person who renders service for a specified recompense for a specified result, under the control of his principal as to the result of his work only and not as...


1. Injury or personal injury means a sudden and tangible happening of a traumatic nature, producing an immediate or prompt result which is established by medical evidence, including...


Insurer includes: 1. A self-insured employer; 2. An association of self-insured public employers; 3. An association of self-insured private employers; and 4. A private carrier. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000, pursuant to Acts 1999, ch. 388, 140(9). ...


Organization for managed care means any person who: 1. Provides or arranges for the provision of medical and health care services; 2. Establishes objectives, standards and protocols...


Owner-controlled insurance program means a consolidated insurance program that is established and administered by the owner of the construction project. ...


Police officer has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 617.135. ...


Principal contractor means a person who: 1. Coordinates all the work on an entire project; 2. Contracts to complete an entire project; 3. Contracts for the services of any...


Private carrier means any insurer or the legal representative of an insurer authorized to provide industrial insurance pursuant to chapters 616A to 617, inclusive, of NRS. The term does...


Private employer means any person, other than a public employer, who has in service any person under a contract of hire who is not excluded from the term employee pursuant to NRS 616A.110. ...


Public employer means the state and a county, city, school district and public or quasi-public corporation within this state. ...


Self-insured employer means any employer who possesses a certification from the commissioner of insurance that he has the capability to assume the responsibility for the payment of...


Sole proprietor means a self-employed owner of an unincorporated business and includes working partners and members of working associations. Coverage remains in effect only if the...


State industrial insurance system means that entity established by section 79 of chapter 642, Statutes of Nevada 1981, at page 1449. ...


Subcontractors shall include independent contractors. ...


Tangible net worth means all of the assets of an association of self-insured private employers or of a member of such an association except: 1. Accounts receivable, if they are factored...


Third-party administrator means a person who is hired by an insurer to provide administrative services for the insurer and manage claims. The term does not include an insurance company. ...


Trade association means an association of firms concerned with: 1. A single product or service; 2. A number of closely related products or services; or 3. Contractors,...


Trade, business, profession or occupation of his employer includes all services tending toward the preservation, maintenance or operation of the business, business premises, or business...


Utilization review has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 683A.376. ...


Vocational rehabilitation services has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 615.140. ...


The administrator shall: 1. Prescribe by regulation the time within which adjudications and awards must be made. 2. Regulate forms of notices, claims and other blank forms deemed proper...


The administrator may adopt regulations relating to NRS 244.33505 and 268.0955, including regulations specifying the form of the affidavit required by those sections. ...


1. The administrator may prosecute, defend and maintain actions in the name of the administrator for the enforcement of the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, or 617 of NRS and...


Except in cases of emergency, all necessary printing, including forms, blanks, envelopes, letterheads, circulars, pamphlets, bulletins and reports required to be printed by the administrator...


1. The administrator may enter into agreements or compacts with appropriate agencies, bureaus, boards or commissions of other states concerning matters of mutual interest,...


1. There is hereby established in the state treasury the uninsured employers' claim account in the fund for workers' compensation and safety, which may be used only for the purpose of...



1. The office of the Nevada attorney for injured workers is hereby created within the department of business and industry. The governor shall appoint the Nevada attorney for injured workers for...


1. The Nevada attorney for injured workers may employ: (a) A deputy Nevada attorney for injured workers who is in the unclassified service of the state. (b) Clerical and other...


1. The Nevada attorney for injured workers shall establish an office in Carson City or Reno, Nevada, and an office in Las Vegas, Nevada. 2. The Nevada attorney for injured workers shall...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, the Nevada attorney for injured workers shall, when appointed by an appeals officer or the administrator, represent without charge a...


1. The provisions of NRS 616A.435 to 616A.460, inclusive, do not prevent any claimant from engaging private counsel at any time, but the employment of private counsel relieves the Nevada...


1. The commissioner or the administrator may delegate to a hearing officer or panel his authority to take any disciplinary action pursuant to NRS 616B.318, 616B.321, 616B.350 to...


1. Every self-insured employer, association of self-insured public or private employers or private carrier shall furnish to the administrator, upon request, all information required to carry...


1. Every employer receiving from the insurer or administrator any blank form with directions to fill it out shall: (a) Cause it to be filled out properly. (b) Answer fully and correctly...


1. The books, records and payroll of an employer who is self-insured, a member of an association of self-insured public or private employers or insured by a private carrier must be open...


Every employer shall post a notice upon his premises in a conspicuous place identifying his industrial insurer. The notice must include the insurer's name, business address and telephone...



 

 

 

 


1. The administrator shall cause to be conducted at least every 3 years an audit of all insurers who provide benefits to injured employees pursuant to chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, or...


Each insurer shall cooperate with the commissioner in the performance of his duties pursuant to chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, or chapter 617 of NRS. Each private carrier shall provide...


1. An insurer shall provide to the administrator upon written request only information in its possession which is necessary for the enforcement of any provision of this chapter or chapter...


1. All insurers shall report to the administrator, annually or at intervals which the administrator requires, all accidental injuries, occupational diseases, dispositions of claims and...


1. Except as otherwise provided in this section and in NRS 616B.015, 616B.021 and 616C.205, information obtained from any insurer, employer or employee is confidential and may not be disclosed...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the records and files of the division concerning self-insured employers and associations of self-insured public or private employers...


1. The administrator shall establish a method of indexing claims for compensation that will make information concerning the claimants of an insurer available to other insurers and the...


1. An insurer shall provide access to the files of claims in its offices. 2. The physical records in a file concerning a claim filed in this state may be kept at an office located outside...


1. Upon written approval of the administrator, the insurer may destroy accumulated and noncurrent detail records such as payroll reports, checks, claims, and other records of similar...


1. Every insurer shall: (a) Provide an office in this state operated by the insurer or its third-party administrator in which: (1) A complete file of each claim is accessible,...


1. Any offender confined at the state prison, while engaged in work in a prison industry or work program, whether the program is operated by an institution of the department of corrections,...


1. Any offender confined in a county jail, city jail or other local detention facility, while engaged in work in a work program directed by the administrator of the jail or other...


1. Every policy of insurance issued by a private carrier: (a) Must be in writing; (b) Must contain the insuring agreements and exclusions; (c) Is subject to chapters 616A to...


1. A private carrier may provide industrial insurance, as a part of a homeowner's policy of insurance, to a person who employs a domestic worker for the term of that worker's employment....


1. Every policy of insurance issued pursuant to chapters 616A to 617, inclusive, of NRS must contain a provision for the requirements of subsection 5 and a provision that insolvency or...


1. A private carrier may provide industrial insurance for an organization or association of employers as a group if: (a) The members of the organization or association are engaged in a...



1. The chief executive officer of any successor organization to the state industrial insurance system shall continue to hold in trust any money paid to the system for the purpose of...


1. Any successor organization to the state industrial insurance system may take as credit as an asset or as a deduction from liability on account of reinsurance for reinsurance ceded to...


If chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS shall hereafter be repealed, all moneys which are in the state insurance fund at the time of the repeal shall be subject to such disposition as may...

 

 

Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000, pursuant to Acts 1999, ch. 388, 140(9). ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2: (a) A principal contractor or an owner of property acting as a principal contractor aggrieved by a letter issued pursuant to NRS 616B.645; or...


To determine the total amount paid to employees for services performed, the maximum amount paid to any one employee during a policy year shall be deemed to be $ 36,000. ...


1. Every private or public employer who is not a self-insured employer or a member of an association of self-insured public or private employers shall, at intervals and on or before...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, an employer shall: (a) Make a copy of each report that an employee files with the employer pursuant to...


Every state office, department, board, commission, bureau, agency or institution, operating by authority of law, and each county, city, school district and other political subdivision of...


1. An employer may qualify as a self-insured employer by establishing to the satisfaction of the commissioner that the employer has sufficient administrative and financial resources to...


For the purposes of NRS 616B.306, 616B.309 and 616B.318, an employer is insolvent if his assets are less than his liabilities. ...


1. If a self-insured employer becomes insolvent, institutes any voluntary proceeding under the Bankruptcy Act or is named in any involuntary proceeding thereunder, makes a general or...


1. Upon determining that an employer is qualified as a self-insured employer, the commissioner shall issue a certificate to that effect to the employer and the administrator. No certificate may...


A self-insured employer shall notify the commissioner not less than 60 days before any change in ownership or control of the employer. The certification of the self-insured employer...


1. The commissioner shall impose an administrative fine, not to exceed $ 1,000 for each violation, and: (a) Shall withdraw the certification of a self-insured employer if: (1) The...


The commissioner shall impose an administrative fine, not to exceed $ 5,000, if an employer whose certification as a self-insured employer has terminated fails to pay compensation pursuant...


A person who is employed by or contracts with a self-insured employer to administer the plan of self-insurance is an agent of the self-insured employer, and if he violates any provision of...


Any self-insured employer who is aggrieved by a decision of the commissioner of insurance may appeal in the manner set forth in NRS 679B.310, except that any such appeal must be filed within...


1. If for any reason the status of an employer as a self-insured employer is terminated, the security deposited under NRS 616B.300 must remain on deposit for a period of at least 36 months in...


1. Each self-insured employer shall furnish audited financial statements, certified by an auditor licensed to do business in this state, to the commissioner of insurance annually. 2....

 

1. A group of five or more employers may not act as an association of self-insured public employers unless the group: (a) Is composed of employers engaged in the same or similar...


1. The commissioner shall grant or deny an application for certification as an association of self-insured public or private employers within 60 days after receiving the application. If...


1. An association certified as an association of self-insured public or private employers directly assumes the responsibility for providing compensation due the employees of the members of...


1. An association of self-insured public or private employers must be operated by a board of trustees consisting of at least five members whom the members of the association elect for terms...


1. The board of trustees of an association of self-insured public or private employers is responsible for the money collected and disbursed by the association. 2. The board of trustees shall:...


1. An association's administrator employed by an association of self-insured public or private employers, or an employee, officer or director of an association's administrator, may not be...


1. After the filing of an application for a solicitor's permit, the commissioner shall promptly cause an investigation to be made of: (a) The identity, character, reputation,...


1. The commissioner may suspend or revoke a solicitor's permit if he reasonably believes that: (a) A violation of this chapter or chapter 616A, 616C, 616D or 617 of NRS or Title 57 of NRS...


1. Any advertising or written material that solicits employers to join an association of self-insured public or private employers must contain the permit number of the solicitor. 2. A...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 383, 37, p. 1739, effective July 1, 1999. ...


1. An association of self-insured public or private employers shall notify the commissioner of any change in the information submitted in its application for certification or in the manner of...


1. The commissioner may examine the books, records, accounts and assets of an association of self-insured public or private employers as he deems necessary to carry out the provisions of...


An association of self-insured public or private employers shall be deemed to have appointed the commissioner as its resident agent to receive any initial legal process authorized by law to...


1. An association of self-insured public or private employers shall file with the commissioner an audited statement of financial condition prepared by an independent certified public...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the annual assessment required to be paid by each member of an association of self-insured public or private employers must be: (a)...


1. The commissioner shall cause to be conducted at least annually an audit of each association of self-insured public or private employers in order to verify: (a) The standard...


1. If the assets of an association of self-insured public or private employers exceed the amount necessary for the association to: (a) Pay its obligations and administrative expenses;...


1. Each association of self-insured public or private employers shall adopt a plan for the payment of annual assessments by the members of the association which must be approved by...


1. If the assets of an association of self-insured public or private employers are insufficient to make certain the prompt payment of all compensation under chapters 616A to 617, inclusive, of...


1. The commissioner may issue an order requiring an association of self-insured public or private employers or a member of the association to cease and desist from engaging in any act or...


1. The commissioner may impose an administrative fine for each violation of any provision of NRS 616B.350 to 616B.446, inclusive, or any regulation adopted pursuant thereto. Except as...


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 616D.120, before any action may be taken pursuant to subsection 2, the commissioner shall arrange an informal meeting with an association of...


1. If for any reason the status of an association of self-insured public or private employers as an association of self-insured employers is terminated, the security deposited under NRS...


Any association of self-insured public or private employers that is aggrieved by a decision of the commissioner may petition for judicial review in the manner provided by chapter 233B of NRS. ...


1. For the purposes of NRS 616B.350 to 616B.446, inclusive, an association of self-insured public or private employers is insolvent if it is unable to pay its outstanding obligations as...


1. The commissioner may assess all associations of self-insured public or private employers to provide for claims against any insolvent association. 2. All money received from such...


The commissioner may adopt such regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of NRS 616B.350 to 616B.446, inclusive. ...


1. An insurer may enter into a contract to have his plan of insurance administered by a third-party administrator. 2. An insurer shall not enter into a contract with any person for...


The commissioner shall impose an administrative fine, not to exceed $ 1,000 for each violation, and may withdraw the certification of any third-party administrator who: 1. Fails to comply...


The commissioner may adopt any regulations that are necessary to carry out the provisions of NRS 616B.500, 616B.503 and 616B.506. ...



Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


1. A self-insured employer, an association of self-insured public or private employers or a private carrier may: (a) Enter into a contract or contracts with one or more organizations...


An organization for managed care shall not restrict or interfere with any communication between a provider of health care and an injured employee regarding any information that the provider...


An organization for managed care shall not terminate a contract with, demote, refuse to contract with or refuse to compensate a provider of health care solely because the provider, in good faith:...


1. An organization for managed care shall not offer or pay any type of material inducement, bonus or other financial incentive to a provider of health care to deny, reduce, withhold, limit...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...

 


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


As used in NRS 616B.545 to 616B.560, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, board means the board for the administration of the subsequent injury account for self-insured...


1. There is hereby created the board for the administration of the subsequent injury account for self-insured employers, consisting of five members who are self-insured employers. The members...


1. The members of the board may meet throughout each year at the times and places specified by a call of the chairman or a majority of the board. The board may prescribe rules and regulations...


1. There is hereby created in the fund for workers' compensation and safety in the state treasury the subsequent injury account for self-insured employers, which may be used only to make...


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 616B.560: 1. If an employee of a self-insured employer has a permanent physical impairment from any cause or origin and incurs a subsequent disability...


1. A self-insured employer who pays compensation due to an employee who has a permanent physical impairment from any cause or origin and incurs a subsequent disability by injury arising out of...


As used in NRS 616B.563 to 616B.581, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, board means the board for the administration of the subsequent injury account for associations...


1. There is hereby created the board for the administration of the subsequent injury account for associations of self-insured public or private employers, consisting of five members who...


1. The members of the board may meet throughout each year at the times and places specified by a call of the chairman or a majority of the board. The board may prescribe rules and regulations...


1. There is hereby created in the fund for workers' compensation and safety in the state treasury the subsequent injury account for associations of self-insured public or private employers,...


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 616B.581: 1. If an employee of a member of an association of self-insured public or private employers has a permanent physical impairment from any cause...


1. An association of self-insured public or private employers that pays compensation due to an employee who has a permanent physical impairment from any cause or origin and incurs a...


1. There is hereby created in the fund for workers' compensation and safety in the state treasury the subsequent injury account for private carriers, which may be used only to make payments...


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 616B.590: 1. If an employee of an employer who is insured by a private carrier has a permanent physical impairment from any cause or origin and incurs...


1. A private carrier who pays compensation due to an employee who has a permanent physical impairment from any cause or origin and incurs a subsequent disability by injury arising out of and...

 

1. Except as limited in subsection 3, any employee who has been hired outside of this state and his employer are exempted from the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, and chapter...


1. A person is not an employer for the purposes of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS if: (a) He enters into a contract with another person or business which is an independent...


Any person licensed pursuant to the provisions of chapter 645 of NRS who engages an independent contractor to maintain or repair property on behalf of an individual property owner or...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2: (a) A contract of employment, insurance, relief benefit, indemnity, or any other device, does not modify, change or waive any liability...


1. Every employer within the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, or 617 of NRS, and those employers who accept the terms of those chapters and are governed by their provisions,...


1. An employer who is certified as a self-insured employer directly assumes the responsibility for providing compensation due his employees and their beneficiaries under chapters 616A to...


Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4 of NRS 616B.627, when the state or a county, city, school district, metropolitan police department, or other political subdivision, or a...


1. In case of injury, coverage by industrial insurance must be provided for trainees while enrolled in a rehabilitation facility operated by the rehabilitation division of the department...


1. If a quasi-public or private corporation or a limited -liability company is required to be insured pursuant to chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, an officer of the corporation or...


1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, before any person, firm or corporation commences work under any contract with the state or any political subdivision thereof, or a...


1. An insurer of a contractor shall notify the state contractors' board within 10 days after the contractor's coverage has lapsed. 2. The commissioner shall notify the administrator and the...


Where an employer has in his service any employee under a contract of hire, except as otherwise expressly provided in chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, the terms, conditions and...


1. If any employer within the provisions of former NRS 616B.633 fails to provide and secure compensation under chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, any injured employee or his dependents...


1. A principal contractor is not liable for the payment of compensation for any industrial injury to any independent contractor or any employee of an independent contractor if: (a) The...


An owner of property who is not acting as a principal contractor may not be held liable for any payment, in excess of any remaining money retained by him to assure payments under chapters 616A...


1. Where the employer, as provided in chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, has given notice of an election to accept the terms of those chapters, and the employee has not given notice of...


1. A lessee engaged in either mining or operating a reduction plant whose employer is within the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, must be reported by the employer...


1. An employer in this state having in his employment any employee excluded from the benefits of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS pursuant to NRS 616A.110 may elect to cover such...


1. A sole proprietor may elect to be included within the terms, conditions and provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS to secure for himself compensation equivalent to that to...


As used in NRS 616B.670 to 616B.697, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires: 1. Applicant means a person seeking a certificate of registration pursuant to NRS 616B.670 to...


1. A person shall not operate an employee leasing company in this state unless he has complied with the provisions of NRS 616B.670 to 616B.697, inclusive. The administrator shall issue...


An applicant for the issuance or renewal of a certificate of registration must submit to the administrator a written application upon a form provided by the administrator. ...


Each employee leasing company operating in this state shall maintain an office or similar site in this state for retaining, reviewing and auditing its payroll records and written agreements...


The employment relationship with workers provided by an employee leasing company to a client company must be established by written agreement between the employee leasing company and the...


1. For the purposes of this chapter and chapters 364A, 612 and 616A to 617, inclusive, of NRS, an employee leasing company which complies with the provisions of NRS 616B.670 to...


The administrator may adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of NRS 616B.670 to 616B.697, inclusive. ...


An action for damages caused by the failure of an employee leasing company to comply with the provisions of NRS 616B.670 to 616B.697, inclusive, may be brought against any person who is...

1. A private company, public entity or utility may: (a) Establish and administer a consolidated insurance program to provide industrial insurance coverage for employees of contractors...


A consolidated insurance program may cover more than one construction project. ...


A contract for the provision of industrial insurance that is authorized pursuant to NRS 616B.712 must include, without limitation: 1. Provisions that require compliance with each of...


A private carrier who contracts to provide industrial insurance coverage for a consolidated insurance program pursuant to NRS 616B.712 is liable to pay each claim for industrial insurance that...


1. A consolidated insurance program that a private company, public entity or utility is authorized to establish and administer pursuant to NRS 616B.710 must, in the manner set forth in...


1. A consolidated insurance program must not provide industrial insurance coverage, a comprehensive program of safety or for the administration of claims for industrial insurance for an...


If an owner or principal contractor establishes and administers a consolidated insurance program pursuant to NRS 616B.710, each employee who is covered under the consolidated insurance...


With respect to a construction project for which the owner intends to establish and administer an owner-controlled insurance program or the principal contractor intends to establish and...


The commissioner may adopt such regulations as the commissioner determines are necessary to carry out the provisions of NRS 616B.710 to 616B.737, to the extent that the authority granted...



An insurer may establish a plan to review small employers who are insured by the insurer to encourage such employers to maintain their loss experience at the lowest possible level. ...



On or before September 1 of each year: 1. An insurer shall distribute to each employer that it insures any form for reporting injuries that has been revised within the previous 12 months....


1. Whenever any accident occurs to any employee, he shall forthwith report the accident and the injury resulting therefrom to his employer. 2. When an employer learns of an accident, whether...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, an injured employee, or a person acting on his behalf, shall file a claim for compensation with the insurer within 90 days after an accident if:...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, an employee or, in the event of the death of the employee, his dependent, is barred from recovering compensation pursuant to the provisions...


A dependent of an injured employee may not file a claim for compensation for an industrial injury pursuant to the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS if: 1. The time...


Where death results from injury, the parties entitled to compensation under chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, or someone in their behalf, must make application for compensation to...


1. A treating physician or chiropractor shall, within 3 working days after he first treats an injured employee for a particular injury, complete and file with the employer of the injured...


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 616B.727, within 6 working days after the receipt of a claim for compensation from a physician or chiropractor, an employer shall complete and file with...


1. An insurer shall provide to each claimant: (a) Upon written request, one copy of any medical information concerning his injury or illness. (b) A statement which contains...


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 617.485, if a police officer or a salaried or volunteer fireman is exposed to a contagious disease: (a) Upon battery by an offender; or (b)...


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 616C.136, within 30 days after the insurer has been notified of an industrial accident, every insurer shall: (a) Commence payment of a claim...


1. A person is conclusively presumed to be totally dependent upon an injured or deceased employee if the person is a natural, posthumous or adopted child, whether legitimate or illegitimate,...


If an employee is properly directed to submit to a physical examination and the employee refuses to permit the treating physician or chiropractor to make an examination and to render...


1. Every employer within the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS shall, immediately upon the occurrence of an injury to any of his employees, render to the injured employee...


1. The administrator shall establish a panel of physicians and chiropractors who have demonstrated special competence and interest in industrial health to treat injured employees under...


The physician or chiropractor shall inform the injured employee of his rights under chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, or chapter 617 of NRS and lend all necessary assistance in making...


1. If an injured employee disagrees with the percentage of disability determined by a physician or chiropractor, the injured employee may obtain a second determination of the percentage...


The administrator shall not designate a chiropractor to rate permanent partial disabilities unless the chiropractor has completed an advanced program of training in rating disabilities using...


1. For the purposes of NRS 616B.557, 616C.490 and 617.459, the division shall adopt regulations incorporating the American Medical Association's Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a physician or advanced practitioner of nursing shall prescribe for an injured employee a generic drug in lieu of a drug with a brand name if...


Any provision of this chapter or chapter 616A, 616B, 616D or 617 of NRS must not prevent an employee from providing for treatment for his injuries or disease through prayer or other...


An insurer may contract with suppliers to provide services and goods to injured employees. Such contracts may provide for the exclusive provision of specified services or goods to...


The insurer shall not authorize the payment of any money to a physician or chiropractor for services rendered by him in attending an injured employee until an itemized statement for the...


1. A provider of health care who accepts a patient as a referral for the treatment of an industrial injury or an occupational disease may not charge the patient for any treatment related to...


1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, an insurer shall approve or deny a bill for accident benefits received from a provider of health care within 30 calendar days after the...


1. If an insurer, organization for managed care or employer who provides accident benefits for injured employees pursuant to NRS 616C.265 denies payment for some or all of the services itemized...


If: 1. An insurer, an organization for managed care, a third-party administrator or an employer who provides accident benefits for injured employees pursuant to NRS 616C.265...


1. Any employee who is entitled to receive compensation under chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS shall, if: (a) Requested by the insurer or employer; or (b) Ordered by an...



1. An injured employee or his dependents are not entitled to receive compensation pursuant to the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS unless the employee or his...


1. An insurer shall not provide compensation to or for an employee or his dependents before the compensation is required to be paid pursuant to the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D,...


1. An insurer, organization for managed care or third-party administrator shall respond to a written request for prior authorization for: (a) Treatment; (b) Diagnostic testing; or...


If, after a claim for compensation is filed pursuant to NRS 616C.020: 1. The injured employee seeks treatment from a physician or chiropractor for a newly developed injury or disease; and...


If responsibility for an undisputed claim for compensation by an injured employee is contested, the insurer to which the employee first submits the claim is responsible for providing the...


1. The administrator shall resolve any disputes between insurers if an injured employee claims benefits against more than one insurer. 2. The administrator shall adopt regulations concerning...


1. The resulting condition of an employee who: (a) Has a preexisting condition from a cause or origin that did not arise out of or in the course of his current or past employment; and...


1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, an injury or disease sustained by an employee that is caused by stress is compensable pursuant to the provisions of chapters 616A to...


1. If compensation is paid to an employee under chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS for the surgical procedure known as a mastectomy, the employee is also entitled to receive...



Except as otherwise provided by a specific statute: 1. The amount of compensation and benefits and the person or persons entitled thereto must be determined as of the date of the accident...


1. If an employee who is entitled to compensation under chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS for temporary total disability, permanent partial disability or permanent total disability...




1. In cases of the following specified injuries, in the absence of proof to the contrary, the disability caused thereby shall be deemed total and permanent: (a) The total and permanent loss...


1. An injured employee or the dependents of an injured employee who are entitled to receive compensation for a permanent total disability pursuant to NRS 616C.440 or a death benefit pursuant...


1. Any claimant or dependent of a claimant who resides in this state and receives compensation for a permanent total disability caused by an industrial injury or a disablement from an...


Any claimant or dependent of a claimant who resides in this state and who receives compensation pursuant to chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS for a permanent total disability for an...


1. Any claimant or dependent of a claimant who is receiving compensation pursuant to chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS for a permanent total disability but is not entitled: (a) To...


1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, NRS 616C.175 and 616C.390, every employee in the employ of an employer, within the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, who...


If an employee who has received compensation in a lump sum for a permanent partial disability is subsequently injured by an accident arising out of and in the course of his employment and...




The administrator shall adopt, by regulation, a schedule which, in his judgment, is best calculated to compensate fairly and adequately an injured employee for the loss of, or permanent damage...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 and NRS 616C.175, every employee in the employ of an employer, within the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, who is injured...



1. Any widow, widower, surviving child or surviving dependent parent who resides in this state and who receives death benefits on account of an industrial injury or a disablement from...


Any widow, widower, surviving child or surviving dependent parent who resides in this state and who receives death benefits pursuant to chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS on account of...


1. Any widow, widower, surviving child or surviving dependent parent who is receiving death benefits pursuant to chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, but is not entitled to an increase...



An insurer shall adhere to the following priorities in returning an injured employee to work: 1. Return the injured employee to the job he had before his injury. 2. Return the...


An insurer, or a private person or public agency providing vocational rehabilitation services to an insurer, shall: 1. Ensure that the work of a vocational rehabilitation counselor who is...


If an employee does not return to work for 28 consecutive calendar days as a result of an injury arising out of and in the course of his employment or an occupational disease, the insurer...


1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, if benefits for a temporary total disability will be paid to an injured employee for more than 90 days, a vocational rehabilitation...


1. A program for vocational rehabilitation developed pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 616C.555 may be extended: (a) Without condition or limitation, by the insurer at his sole discretion; or...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


1. A plan for a program of vocational rehabilitation developed pursuant to NRS 616C.555 may include a program for on-the-job training, if the training is suitable for the injured employee....


1. The division shall, by regulation, prescribe when: (a) Vocational rehabilitation maintenance must be paid to an injured employee; and (b) Vocational rehabilitation maintenance must...


1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, vocational rehabilitation services must not be provided outside of this state. An injured employee who: (a) Lives within 50 miles from...


1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, an injured employee is not eligible for vocational rehabilitation services, unless: (a) The treating physician or chiropractor approves...


1. A hearing officer or appeals officer shall not order self-employment for an injured employee or the payment of compensation in a lump sum for vocational rehabilitation. 2. An insurer,...


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 616A.020, 616B.600 and 616C.190, no penalty or remedy provided in this chapter or chapter 616A, 616B or 616C of NRS is exclusive of any other penalty or...


No person is subject to any criminal penalty or civil liability for libel, slander or any similar cause of action in tort if he, without malice, discloses information relating to a violation...


1. No cause of action may be brought or maintained against an insurer or a third-party administrator who violates any provision of this chapter or chapter 616A, 616B, 616C or 617 of NRS. 2....



1. Appeals officers, the administrator and the administrator's designee, in conducting hearings or other proceedings pursuant to the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, or chapter...


1. Any disciplinary action taken by a hearing officer or panel pursuant to NRS 616A.467 is subject to the same procedural requirements which apply to disciplinary actions taken by the...


1. An appeals officer, in conducting hearings or other proceedings pursuant to the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, or chapter 617 of NRS or regulations adopted pursuant to...


If any person: 1. Disobeys an order of an appeals officer, a hearing officer, the administrator or the administrator's designee, or a subpoena issued by the administrator,...


1. In an investigation, the administrator or a hearing officer may cause depositions of witnesses residing within or without the state to be taken in the manner prescribed by law and Nevada...


1. A transcribed copy of the evidence and proceedings, or any specific part thereof, of any final hearing or investigation, made by a stenographer appointed by an appeals officer, a...


1. Upon receipt of a complaint for a violation of subsection 1 of NRS 616D.120, or if the administrator has reason to believe that such a violation has occurred, the administrator shall cause...


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 616D.140, 616C.220 and 617.401, any party who is aggrieved by a decision of the administrator may appeal that decision directly to the district court. ...


1. If the administrator finds that an employer within the provisions of NRS 616B.633 has failed to provide and secure compensation as required by the terms of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive,...


1. Any person who: (a) Is the legal or beneficial owner of 25 percent or more of a business which terminates operations while owing a premium, interest or penalty to a private carrier...


1. If the administrator finds that any employer or any employee, officer or agent of any employer has knowingly: (a) Made a false statement or has knowingly failed to report a material...


1. An employer who fails to pay an amount of money charged to him pursuant to the provisions of NRS 616D.200 or 616D.220 is liable in a civil action commenced by the attorney general for:...


1. Any employer who makes any charge against any employee or who deducts from the wages of any employee any sum of money to meet the costs, in whole or in part, of the liability incurred by...


1. A self-insured employer, a member of an association of self-insured public or private employers or an employer insured by a private carrier who refuses to submit his books, records and...


1. If an employer refuses to produce any book, record, payroll report or other document in conjunction with an audit conducted by a private carrier or the department of taxation to verify...


Any employer who fails: 1. To post the notice required by NRS 616A.490 and 616B.650 in a place that is readily accessible and visible to employees is guilty of a misdemeanor. 2. To...


1. If any workman is injured because of the absence of any safeguard or protection required to be provided or maintained by, or pursuant to, any statute, ordinance, or any divisional...


If any workman at the time of an injury is under the minimum age prescribed by law for the employment of a minor in the occupation in which he is engaged when injured, the employer is liable...


Unless a different penalty is provided pursuant to NRS 616D.370 to 616D.410, inclusive, a person who knowingly makes a false statement or representation, including, but not limited to, a...


A person who knowingly makes a false statement or representation concerning the employment of a person who is receiving benefits pursuant to chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, or chapter 617 of...


1. An employer shall not knowingly offer employment or continue to employ a person who is receiving payments for a temporary total disability in violation of the provisions of chapters 616A...


1. An insurer, an employer, an organization for managed care, a third-party administrator or the representative of any of those persons, the Nevada attorney for injured workers or an attorney...

As used in NRS 616D.350 to 616D.440, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires: 1. Charge means any communication, whether oral, written, electronic or magnetic, which is used...


For the purposes of NRS 616D.370 and 616D.380: 1. A person shall be deemed to know that a charge, statement or representation is false if he knows, or by virtue of his position, authority...


1. A person shall not, by any act or omission: (a) Make a charge or cause it to be made knowing the charge to be false, in whole or in part; (b) Make or cause to be made a statement...


1. Each invoice for payment for accident benefits provided to an injured employee must: (a) Contain a statement that all matters stated therein are true and accurate; and (b) Be signed by...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a person shall not: (a) While acting on behalf of a provider of health care, purchase or lease goods, services, materials or supplies for...


1. A person who, upon submitting a charge for or upon receiving payment for accident benefits pursuant to chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, or chapter 617 of NRS, intentionally fails to...


1. No provider of health care who has been convicted of violating any provision of NRS 616D.370 to 616D.410, inclusive, may, for 5 years after the date of the first conviction or at any time...


1. A person who receives a payment or benefit to which he is not entitled by reason of a violation of any of the provisions of NRS 616D.300, 616D.370, 616D.380, 616D.390, 616D.400 or 616D.410...


1. An insurer may withhold any payment due a provider of health care pursuant to the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, or chapter 617 of NRS, in whole or in part, upon receipt...



1. An insurer, organization for managed care, health care provider, employer, third-party administrator or public officer who believes, or has reason to believe, that: (a) A fraudulent...


The administrator and the fraud control unit for industrial insurance established pursuant to NRS 228.420 shall establish procedures to ensure that: 1. The administrator, in accordance with...


1. The books, records and payrolls of an employer pertinent to the investigation of a violation of any of the provisions of NRS 616D.200, 616D.220, 616D.240, 616D.300, 616D.310 or 616D.350...


1. If a person is convicted of violating any of the provisions of NRS 616D.200, 616D.220, 616D.240, 616D.300, 616D.310 or 616D.350 to 616D.440, inclusive, he: (a) Forfeits all rights...



This chapter shall be known as the Nevada Occupational Diseases Act. ...


Every employee and the dependent or dependents of such employee and the employer or employers of such employee shall be entitled to all the applicable rights, benefits and immunities and shall...


Unless a different meaning is clearly indicated by the context, the definitions set forth in NRS 617.030 to 617.150, inclusive, and the definitions set forth in chapter 616A of NRS for...


Compensation means the money which is payable to an employee or to his dependents as provided for in this chapter, and includes benefits for funerals, medical benefits and money...


Disablement and total disablement are used interchangeably in this chapter and mean the event of becoming physically incapacitated by reason of an occupational disease arising out of and...


Disease related to asbestos means any disease caused by the inhalation of the fibers of asbestos, including but not limited to: 1. Interstitial pulmonary fibrosis; 2. Mesothelioma; and...


Employee and workman are used interchangeably in this chapter and mean every person in the service of an employer under any appointment or contract of hire or apprenticeship, express...


Employee excludes: 1. Any person whose employment is both casual and not in the course of the trade, business, profession or occupation of his employer. 2. Any person engaged in...


Except as provided in subsection 2 of NRS 617.250, a lessee engaged in either mining or operating a reduction plant shall be deemed to be: 1. An employee of the lessor; and 2. For...


Any real estate licensee doing business in this state and receiving wages, commissions or other compensation based upon sales shall be deemed for the purpose of this chapter to earn wages of...


Employer means: 1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4 of NRS 617.210, the state and each county, city, school district, and all public and quasi-public corporations therein,...


Independent contractor means any person who renders service for a specified recompense for a specified result, under the control of his principal as to the result of his work only and not as...


1. Medical benefits means medical, surgical, hospital or other treatments, nursing, medicine, medical and surgical supplies, crutches and apparatus, including prosthetic devices. 2. The...


Police officer includes: 1. A sheriff, deputy sheriff, officer of a metropolitan police department or city policeman; 2. A chief, inspector, supervisor, commercial officer or trooper...


Sole proprietor means a self-employed owner of an unincorporated business who has been domiciled in the State of Nevada for at least 6 months immediately prior to filing for coverage...


Subcontractors shall include independent contractors. ...

 

This chapter must be administered by the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry in the same manner as provided for in chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS. ...


The chief of the hearings division of the department of administration may by regulation provide for specific procedures for the determination of contested cases not inconsistent with...

 


Every employer insured by a private carrier, to receive the benefits of this chapter and to provide and secure compensation for his employees, shall pay premiums according to the...


Repealed by Acts 1999, ch. 388, 127, effective January 1, 2000. ...


1. There is hereby created in the state general fund the account for pensions for silicosis, diseases related to asbestos and other disabilities. The account consists of money appropriated to...


1. The money in the account for pensions for silicosis, diseases related to asbestos and other disabilities must be expended to provide: (a) The continuing benefits described in subsection 6...


Nothing in this chapter shall create any liability on the part of any employer where disability or death occurred prior to July 1, 1947. ...


1. A person is not an employer for the purposes of this chapter if: (a) He enters into a contract with another person or business which is an independent enterprise; and (b) He is not in...


1. Except as otherwise provided for in this chapter, no contract of employment, insurance, relief benefit, indemnity, or any other device, shall modify, change or waive any liability created...


1. Every employer within the provisions of this chapter, and those employers who accept the terms of this chapter and are governed by its provisions, shall provide and secure...


A principal contractor is not liable for the payment of compensation for any occupational disease contracted by any independent contractor or any employee of an independent contractor if:...


1. An employer who is certified as a self-insured employer directly assumes the responsibility for providing compensation due his employees and their beneficiaries under this chapter. 2....


1. An association that is certified as an association of self-insured public or private employers directly assumes the responsibility for providing compensation due the employees of the members...


1. If a quasi-public or private corporation or limited-liability company is required to be insured pursuant to this chapter, an officer of the corporation or a manager of the company who:...


1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, before any person, firm or corporation commences work under any contract with the state or any political subdivision thereof, or a...


If any employer fails to provide and secure compensation under this chapter, any employee contracting an occupational disease as provided in this chapter, or, in case of death, his dependents,...


Employers whose employees are excluded by NRS 617.080 may elect to cover such employees under the provisions of this chapter by notifying the insurer and the administrator in writing....


1. A sole proprietor may elect to be included within the terms, conditions and provisions of this chapter to secure for himself compensation equivalent to that to which an employee is entitled...


1. An employee or, in the event of the employee's death, one of his dependents, shall provide written notice of an occupational disease for which compensation is payable under this chapter to...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, an employee who has incurred an occupational disease, or a person acting on his behalf, shall file a claim for compensation with the insurer...


The claims of employees and their dependents resulting from injuries while in the employment of employers insured by a private carrier must be handled in the manner provided in this chapter,...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, an employee or, in the event of the death of the employee, his dependent, is barred from recovering compensation pursuant to the provisions of...


A dependent of an employee may not file a claim for compensation for an occupational disease pursuant to the provisions of this chapter if: 1. The time for filing the claim has expired...


1. A treating physician or chiropractor shall, within 3 working days after he first treats an employee who has incurred an occupational disease, complete and file with the employer of the...


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 616B.727, within 6 working days after the receipt of a claim for compensation from a physician or chiropractor, an employer shall complete and file with...


An insurer shall accept or deny responsibility for compensation under this chapter within 30 working days after claims for compensation are received pursuant to both NRS 617.344 and 617.352. ...


1. Each insurer shall submit to the administrator a written report concerning each claim for compensation that is filed with the insurer for an occupational disease of the heart or lungs or...


1. An employee or his dependents are not entitled to receive compensation pursuant to the provisions of this chapter unless the employee or his dependents establish by a preponderance of...

 

1. An insurer shall not provide compensation to or for an employee or his dependents before the compensation is required to be paid pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. 2. If, within...


If after a claim for compensation is filed pursuant to NRS 617.344: 1. The employee seeks treatment from a physician or chiropractor for a newly developed injury or disease; and 2....


1. The resulting condition of an employee who: (a) Has a preexisting condition from a cause or origin that did not arise out of and in the course of his current or past employment; and...



1. On the filing of a claim for compensation for death from an occupational disease where in the opinion of the insurer it is necessary to ascertain accurately and scientifically the cause...


1. An employee is entitled to receive as a medical benefit a motor vehicle that is modified to allow the employee to operate the vehicle safely if: (a) As a result of an occupational...


1. Compensation may be awarded for both injury and disease. 2. If an employee claims to be suffering from both an occupational disease and an injury, the insurer shall determine whether...


A person described in this chapter may be determined to be totally disabled and eligible to receive compensation for disability as a result of a combination of injuries, illnesses and...


1. No compensation may be awarded on account of disability or death from a disease suffered by an employee who, at the time of entering into the employment from which the disease is claimed...


1. If an insurer determines that an employee has knowingly misrepresented or concealed a material fact to obtain any benefit or payment under the provisions of this chapter, the insurer may...


1. No judicial proceedings may be instituted for benefits for an occupational disease under this chapter, unless: (a) A claim is filed within the time limits prescribed in NRS 617.344; and...


Compensation for disability sustained on account of occupational disease by an employee, or the dependents of an employee as defined in this chapter, must be paid by the insurer. ...


1. Every employee who is disabled or dies because of an occupational disease, as defined in this chapter, arising out of and in the course of employment in the State of Nevada, or the...


1. An occupational disease defined in this chapter shall be deemed to arise out of and in the course of the employment if: (a) There is a direct causal connection between the conditions...


In all cases under this chapter, the date of disablement is such date as the insurer determines on hearing of the employee's claim. ...


1. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, cancer, resulting in either temporary or permanent disability, or death, is an occupational disease and compensable as such under...


1. Any physical examination administered pursuant to NRS 617.455 or 617.457 must include: (a) A thorough test of the functioning of the hearing of the employee; and (b) A purified...


1. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, diseases of the lungs, resulting in either temporary or permanent disability or death, are occupational diseases and compensable as...


1. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, diseases of the heart of a person who, for 5 years or more, has been employed in a full-time continuous, uninterrupted and...


1. The percentage of disability resulting from an occupational disease of the heart or lungs must be determined jointly by the claimant's attending physician and the examining physician...


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 617.366, silicosis and diseases related to asbestos are occupational diseases and are compensable as such when contracted by an employee and when arising...


1. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter and except as otherwise provided in this section, if a person employed in this state contracts a contagious disease during the course...


1. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter and except as otherwise provided in this section, if an employee has hepatitis, the disease is conclusively presumed to have arisen out...


Every employee and the dependent or dependents of such employee, and the employer or employers of such employee, shall be subject to all the applicable penalties provided for injured employees...


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 617.017, no penalty or remedy provided in this chapter is exclusive of any other penalty or remedy, but is cumulative and in addition to every other penalty...



This chapter may be cited as the Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Act. ...


1. It is the purpose of this chapter to provide safe and healthful working conditions for every employee by: (a) Establishing regulations; (b) Effectively enforcing such regulations;...


Administrator means the administrator of the division. ...


Board means the occupational safety and health review board. ...


Division means the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry. ...


Emergency order means a restraining order issued by the division for full or partial cessation of operations where conditions may cause death or serious physical harm. ...


Employer means: 1. The State of Nevada, any state agency, county, city, town, school district or other unit of local government; 2. Any public or quasi-public corporation; 3....


General order means any order which applies generally throughout the state to all employers and employees, employments or places of employment under the jurisdiction of the division. All...


National standard means any standard or modification thereof which: 1. Has been adopted by a nationally recognized standards-producing organization under procedures whereby it can...


Order means any decision, rule, regulation, direction, requirement or standard of the division or any other determination arrived at or decision made by the division under the safety and...


Person includes a public agency. ...


Safety device or safeguard means any practicable method of mitigating or preventing a specific danger. ...

The division shall supervise and regulate all matters relating to the protection of the safety and health of employees in conformity with the provisions of this chapter. ...


1. The division is primarily responsible for occupational safety and health in this state. 2. The division may enter agreements with state agencies by which these agencies complement each...


1. Each state agency and local government shall establish and maintain an effective and comprehensive occupational safety and health program consistent with the provisions promulgated under...


For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this chapter, the division shall coordinate to the greatest extent practicable the occupational safety and health activities of all state...


The division may institute training programs for the purpose of qualifying personnel to carry out the provisions of this chapter and may make such personnel available for participation in...


1. The division must be administered by the department of business and industry. 2. A decision on any question arising under the provisions of this chapter must be the decision of...


1. The division may employ such qualified employees as in the opinion of the administrator are necessary to enforce the provisions of this chapter. 2. Any safety and health representative...


1. The administrator shall establish: (a) Within the division a section for: (1) Enforcement; and (2) Safety and health consultation, education, information and training....


1. The division shall maintain its principal office in Carson City, Nevada. 2. The division shall maintain suboffices at such places as industrial activity warrants. Suboffices may have...


The division shall: 1. Prevent or abate hazards to the safety and health of employees; 2. Develop a program of eliminating or abating hazards; 3. Advise and recommend a program of...


The division may consider the following sources in adopting standards under this chapter: 1. American National Standards Institute (ANSI). 2. American Society of Mechanical Engineers...


1. The division has authority over working conditions in all places of employment except as limited by subsection 2. 2. The authority of the division does not extend to working conditions which:...


1. The administrator and his representatives appointed under this chapter shall act with full power and authority to carry out and enforce the orders, standards and policies fixed by the...


1. The division shall maintain a record of all oral complaints it receives under this chapter from employees or representatives of employees. The record must include a summary of the substance...


1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the public may inspect all records of the division which contain information regarding: (a) An oral or written complaint filed by an employee...


1. The division shall develop and maintain an effective program of collection, compilation and analysis of occupational safety and health statistics. This program may, at the discretion of...


The division shall: 1. Develop a program of eliminating or abating hazards; 2. Advise and recommend a program of occupational safety and health applicable to public and state agencies; and...


1. The division, after consultation with cooperating state agencies, shall: (a) Conduct directly or by grants or contracts: (1) Educational programs to provide an adequate supply...


1. This chapter does not supersede or in any manner affect the Nevada Industrial Insurance Act or the Nevada Occupational Diseases Act or enlarge, diminish or affect in any other manner the...


1. Employees, former employees and representatives of employees or former employees are entitled to access to any records in the possession of their employers or former employers which...


1. Every employer shall, upon hiring an employee, provide the employee with a document or videotape setting forth the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees to promote safety...


1. Any accident occurring in the course of employment which is fatal to one or more employees or which results in the hospitalization of three or more employees must be reported by the...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, if any accident occurring in the course of employment is fatal to one or more employees or results in the hospitalization of three or...


Each employer shall promptly notify any employee who has been or is being exposed to toxic materials or harmful physical agents in concentrations or at levels which exceed those prescribed by...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 8 and 9, an employer shall establish a written safety program and carry out the requirements of the program within 90 days after it is...


The administrator shall encourage all employers who are required to establish a written safety program pursuant to NRS 618.383 to include as a part of that program the employment of a person...


An employer, owner or lessee of any real property in this state shall not construct, cause to be constructed or maintained any place of employment that is not safe and healthful. ...


1. An employee shall not remove, displace, damage, destroy or carry off any safety device or safeguard furnished and provided for use in any employment or place of employment, or interfere in...


Any affected employer may apply to the administrator for a rule or order for a permanent variance from a standard adopted under this chapter. Affected employees must be given notice of...


The administrator may grant a variance from any standard or portion thereof whenever he determines that a variance is necessary to permit an employer to participate in an experiment designed...


1. Any employer may apply to the administrator for a temporary order granting a variance from a standard which has been adopted pursuant to this chapter but has not become effective. The...


1. Every temporary order granting a variance from a standard which has not become effective must prescribe: (a) The practices, means, methods, operations and processes which the employer...


1. Before or during any inspection of a workplace, any employee, representative of employees, provider of health care or governmental officer or employee whose primary duty is to ensure...


1. A person shall not discharge or in any manner discriminate against any employee because the employee has filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding under...


It is unlawful for anyone to give advance notice of an inspection except as authorized by the administrator. ...

1. If, upon inspection or investigation, the administrator or his authorized representative believes that an employer has violated a requirement of this chapter, or any standard, rule or...


1. If, after an inspection or investigation, the division issues a citation under the provisions of this chapter, it shall, within a reasonable time after the termination of the inspection...


1. Each witness who appears in obedience to a subpoena before the division or its representative is entitled to receive for his attendance the fees and mileage provided for witnesses in...


If any person disobeys an order of the division, a subpoena issued by it or one of its representatives, refuses to permit an inspection or refuses to testify as a witness to any matter...


1. The division may prosecute, defend and maintain actions in the name of the division for the enforcement of the provisions of this chapter and is entitled to all extraordinary writs provided...


Every order of the division, general or special, and its rules, regulations, findings and decisions, made and entered under the provisions of this chapter, are admissible as evidence in...


1. The administrator may issue an emergency order to restrain any conditions or practices in any place of employment which are such that a danger exists which could reasonably be expected to...


If the administrator arbitrarily or capriciously fails to issue an emergency order pursuant to NRS 618.545, any employee who may be injured by reason of such failure, or the representative of...


1. The occupational safety and health review board, consisting of five members appointed by the governor, is hereby created under the division. 2. The governor shall appoint: (a) Two...


The members of the board shall annually select a chairman and secretary from among themselves. ...


1. The board shall: (a) Meet as often as necessary to hold review hearings, as provided in NRS 618.605, at such times and places as the chairman may determine; (b) Enact rules...


1. Each member of the board is entitled to receive a salary of not more than $ 80, as fixed by the board, for each day or portion thereof for attendance at meetings of the board. 2. While...

 


1. The division may assess administrative fines provided for in this chapter, giving due consideration to the appropriateness of the penalty with respect to the size of the employer, the...


Any employer who willfully or repeatedly violates any requirements of this chapter, any standard, rule, regulation or order promulgated or prescribed pursuant to this chapter, may be assessed...


Any employer who has received a citation for a serious violation of any requirement of this chapter, or any standard, rule, regulation or order promulgated or prescribed pursuant to this...


Any employer who fails to correct a violation for which a citation has been issued under this chapter within the period permitted for its correction may be assessed an administrative fine of...


Any employer who willfully refuses to submit his records for inspection, as provided by NRS 618.325, to the administrator or his representative must be assessed an administrative fine of $ 200...


Any employer who willfully violates any requirement of this chapter, or any standard, rule, regulation or order promulgated or prescribed pursuant to this chapter, where the violation causes...


1. Any person who gives advance notice of any inspection of a workplace to be conducted under this chapter, without authority from the administrator shall be punished by a fine of not more than...


Any person who: 1. Knowingly makes a false statement or representation of a material fact; 2. Knowingly files a false oral or written complaint alleging that a violation of a safety...


1. A person shall not hold himself out as: (a) An associate safety professional or use in connection with his name the words or letters Associate Safety Professional or A.S.P. or any...


Each violation of any provision of this chapter, or any part or portion thereof, is a separate and distinct offense, and in the case of a violation continuing past the abatement date, each...

 

1. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, association or corporation, employing in the same building or on the same premises five or more males and three or more females, to fail to...

As used in NRS 618.750 to 618.850, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires: 1. Asbestos means asbestiform varieties of: (a) Chrysotile (serpentine); (b)...


NRS 618.750 to 618.850, inclusive, does not apply to: 1. The control of asbestos by a person in his own residence. 2. A person employed by a public utility which supplies electricity...


The division may adopt such regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of NRS 618.750 to 618.850, inclusive. ...


1. Not later than 60 days after June 28, 1989, the division shall adopt regulations establishing standards and procedures for the licensure of each occupation which are at least as stringent...


1. The costs of carrying out the provisions of NRS 618.750 to 618.850, inclusive, must be paid from assessments payable by each insurer based upon expected annual expenditures for claims....


The state environmental commission shall adopt regulations for the disposal of asbestos and material containing asbestos. ...


Nothing in NRS 618.750 to 618.850, inclusive, including standards adopted pursuant thereto, may be used as evidence: 1. To deny liability in an action seeking damages for disease as a result...


A person shall not engage in a project for the control of asbestos unless he holds a valid license issued by the division. ...


1. The division shall issue licenses to qualified applicants in each occupation. 2. The division may adopt regulations to include within the definition of occupation any discipline...


A person applying for a license in an occupation must: 1. Submit an application on a form prescribed and furnished by the division, accompanied by a fee prescribed by the division;...


1. An applicant for the issuance or renewal of a license in an occupation shall submit to the division the statement prescribed by the welfare division of the department of human...


1. To renew a license a person must, on or before January 1 of each year: (a) Apply to the division for renewal; (b) Pay the annual fee for renewal set by the division; and (c)...


The division shall not issue a license as a contractor for projects for the control of asbestos on the basis of a person's status under chapter 624 of NRS as a qualified employee. ...


The division may issue a license in an occupation to an applicant who holds a valid license in that occupation issued to him by the District of Columbia or any state or territory of the...


A person licensed as a contractor for projects for the control of asbestos shall: 1. If a laboratory is used for any aspect of collecting or analyzing air samples for a project, use only...


A person licensed as a contractor for projects for the control of asbestos shall not employ to engage in activities directly related to asbestos on his projects a person who is not...


The division or a person authorized by the division shall inspect annually at least one project for the control of asbestos conducted by each contractor licensed pursuant to NRS 618.795....


1. If the division receives a copy of a court order issued pursuant to NRS 425.540 that provides for the suspension of all professional, occupational and recreational licenses, certificates...


1. If the division finds that a person, other than a worker, has violated any of the provisions of NRS 618.780, 618.790, 618.820 or 618.825, or the standards or regulations adopted pursuant to...


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, if the division intends to revoke a person's license, it shall first notify him by certified mail. The notice must contain a statement of...


The division may maintain in any court of competent jurisdiction a suit for an injunction against any person engaged in the control of asbestos in violation of the provisions of NRS...


Any person who engages in the control of asbestos without a license issued by the division is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...


The division shall adopt regulations establishing standards and procedures for the operation of cranes, including, without limitation, regulations requiring the: 1. Establishment...


1. An applicant for the issuance or renewal of certification as a crane operator pursuant to NRS 618.880 shall submit with his application the statement prescribed by the welfare division of...


An application for the issuance of certification as a crane operator pursuant to NRS 618.880 must include the social security number of the applicant. ...


1. If the division receives a copy of a court order issued pursuant to NRS 425.540 that provides for the suspension of all professional, occupational and recreational licenses, certificates...

1. An applicant for the issuance or renewal of certification as a trainer, production manager, supervisor or other person designated by an employer to provide annual training and testing...


1. If the division receives a copy of a court order issued pursuant to NRS 425.540 that provides for the suspension of all professional, occupational and recreational licenses, certificates...


1. No owner or operator of a place of employment may commence the construction of, substantially alter the construction of, or modify any major process used to protect the lives, safety and...


If any person violates the provisions of NRS 618.898, the division may: 1. Maintain an action in a court of competent jurisdiction for injunctive or any other appropriate relief to prohibit...




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