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FMLA: Nevada

FMLA requirements for other states

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

Author: Susan A. P. Woodhouse, Littler


  • Nevada does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • Employers that provide employees with sick leave must allow accrued sick leave to be used for the medical needs of employees' immediate family members. See Kin Care Leave.
  • Employers that grant leave to employees for sickness or disability must extend the same benefits to pregnant employees.See Pregnancy Leave and Accommodation.
  • A covered employer must provide paid time off that employees may use for any reason. See Paid Leave.
  • Other types of leave may be available to Nevada employees - some required by federal, state or local law, and some provided by company policy, as well as several sources of income replacement. See Interaction of Leave Laws.