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Other Leaves: Nevada

Other Leaves requirements for other states

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

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


  • Nevada has no family or medical leave requirements for private employers beyond the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). See Family and Medical Leave.
  • Leave policies for employees with disabilities must be extended to pregnant women on the same terms. In addition, a leave of absence may considered a reasonable accommodation for pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • Private employers with 50 or more employees must grant up to four hours of leave per school year in order for an employee to attend his or her child's school conferences and activities. See Leave for School-Related Activities.
  • Employees must be permitted leave to attend jury or witness duty. See Jury Duty Leave; Witness Leave.
  • Employers may not terminate or threaten to terminate an employee who is a parent, guardian or custodian of a child and needs to miss work in order to appear at a juvenile proceeding, provided the employee provides his or her employer with notice of the need to appear. See Juvenile Proceedings.
  • Employees may be entitled to take leave and to request reasonable accommodations if the employee or the employee's family or household member is a victim of domestic violence. See Domestic Violence Leave and Accommodations.
  • Employers must provide an employee with a leave of absence to vote. See Voting Leave.
  • Private employers with 50 or more employees, or any public employer that employs a person who is a legislator, must grant a leave of absence for an employee's attendance during the legislative interim. See Legislative Leave.
  • Private employers are not required to provide vacation or sick leave. See Vacation and Sick Leave.
  • An employer, including government employers, may not terminate or recommend termination of an employee for any reason relating to the employee's membership in a search and rescue or reserve unit of a sheriff's department or a Civil Air Patrol unit. See Volunteer Search and Rescue, Reserve or Civil Air Patrol Unit Members.