Workplace Security: Nevada
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Dora V. Lane and Bradley T. Cave of Holland & Hart LLP
- Nevada law provides a variety of protections for intellectual property, including the Nevada Unfair Trade Practices Act, the Uniform Trade Secret Act and laws against theft and fraud. See Securing Employer Property.
- Misuse of computers, networks and computer systems are subject to criminal penalties under Nevada law. See Securing Electronic Devices.
- Employers have obligations under Nevada law to protect personal information regarding employees, and individuals who misappropriate such data are subject to criminal penalties. See Social Security Numbers and Personal Information.
- Nevada law provides employers and employees with some tools to provide security in the workplace through laws against trespass, harassment and stalking. See Trespassing; Violence.
- Some Nevada employers are required to adopt emergency plans. See Emergency Plans.