Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants: Nevada
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Dora V. Lane, Holland & Hart LLP.
- Nevada recognizes written employment contract setting out the duties of the employee and employer, and the terms and conditions of employment. See Employment Contracts.
- In Nevada, restrictive covenants must be designed to protect legitimate business interests and to extend no further than is reasonably necessary to protect those interests. See Restrictive Covenants.
- Nevada has adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and enforces protection of proprietary information. See Trade Secrets.