EEO - Discrimination: Nevada
- Nevada Equal Opportunity Law
- Nevada Equal Rights Commission
- Discriminatory Actions
- Protected Classes
- Sexual Orientation
- Gender Identity
- Lawful Use of Product Outside
- Genetic Testing
- Bona Fide Occupational Qualifications
- Dress Code
- Protection for Employees Engaged in Military Service
- Equal Pay and Wage Discrimination
- Public Employers, Contractors and Apprenticeships
- Future Developments
- Additional Resources
The below content should be reviewed in conjunction with the in-depth federal coverage of this topic provided above.
Author: Dana Krulewitz, Fisher & Phillips, LLP
- The Nevada Fair Employment Practices Act protects individuals from discrimination by both private and public employers. See Nevada Equal Opportunity Law > Coverage.
- Generally, employers may be held accountable for practices that discriminate against a legally protected class, whether purposefully discriminatory or merely having an unintended discriminatory effect. See Discriminatory Actions.
- The Nevada Fair Employment Practices Act recognizes a greater number of protected classes than federal law. See Protected Classes.
- Nevada has an equal pay law that prohibits discrimination in compensation. See Equal Pay and Wage Discrimination.
- Additional antidiscrimination provisions apply to public employers, contractors and apprenticeships. See Public Employers, Contractors and Apprenticeships