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Independent Contractors: Nevada

Independent Contractors requirements for other states

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

Author: Michael Cardman, XpertHR Legal Editor

Summary

  • Nevada's courts use the federal economic realities test for determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the state's minimum wage law. The minimum wage statute also establishes a three-part test that presumes a worker is an independent contractor if the worker satisfies certain criteria. See Wage and Hour.
  • Nevada uses a "normal work" test to determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the state's workers compensation law. See Workers' Compensation.
  • Nevada uses an ABC test to determine independent contractor status under its Unemployment Compensation Law. See Unemployment Insurance.