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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: Dora V. Lane, Holland & Hart LLP


  • There are various types of leave that may be available to an employee in Nevada. See Leaves of Absence.
  • Nevada does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • Employees cannot be required to go to work in order to report certain absences. See Sick or Injury Absence Notification.
  • A covered employer must grant up to four hours of leave per school year in order for an employee to their child's school-related activities. See School Activities Leave.
  • It is illegal for an employer to terminate an employee who, as the parent, guardian or custodian of a child, appears at a conference requested by an administrator of the child's school or is notified during their work day by a school employee of an emergency regarding the child. See School Conferences or Emergencies Leave.
  • An employee 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 or sexual assault. See Domestic Violence Leave and Accommodation.
  • An employee must be permitted to take leave to attend jury duty. See Jury Duty Leave.
  • An employer 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 their employer with notice of the need to appear. See Juvenile Court Attendance Leave.
  • An employee must be permitted to take leave to be a witness in a judicial or administrative proceeding. See Witness Duty Leave.
  • An employer must provide an employee with a leave of absence to vote. See Voting Leave.
  • A covered employer must grant a leave of absence for an eligible employee's attendance during the legislative interim. See Legislative Leave.
  • Nevada provides certain employment protections to volunteer ambulance drivers and attendants, volunteer firefighters, and volunteer members of a search-and-rescue or reserve unit of a sheriff's department or a Civil Air Patrol unit. See Emergency Responder Leave.
  • A covered employer must provide paid time off that employees may use for any reason. See Paid Leave.