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Hours Worked: Nevada

Hours Worked requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: William R. Dabney and Dora V. Lane, Holland & Hart, LLP


  • Nevada broadly requires that employers pay employees their required wages for "each hour" the employee works. See Overview.
  • Nevada does not allow employers to disregard de minimis time or to round employees' starting and stopping times. See De Minimis Time and Rounding.
  • In most circumstances Nevada employees must be given an unpaid meal break and paid rest breaks. See Break Periods.
  • For private employers, travel time is compensable hours worked under certain conditions. See Travel Time.
  • Training required by the employer is always considered hours worked. See Training Time.
  • Special working time provisions apply to employees of the State of Nevada. See Public Employees.