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Workplace Security: Nevada

Workplace Security requirements for other states

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.