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Nevada Whistleblower Laws

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Code Section618.445
Prohibited Employer ActivityCan not discharge or discriminate if employee files a complaint, institutes a proceeding or testifies regarding a violation of health and safety statutes
Protection for Public or Private Employees?Both
Opportunity for Employer to Correct?-
RemediesCan file a complaint after first notifying employer and division, within 30 days of the violation for a reinstatement, back pay and lost work benefits
Penalties-

Code Section281.611, et seq.
Prohibited Employer ActivityCan not directly or indirectly intimidate, threaten, coerce, command, or influence another state officer or employee or prevent disclosure of violation of state law/regulation, abuse of authority, substantial and specific danger to public health or safety or gross waste of public money
Protection for Public or Private Employees?Public
Opportunity for Employer to Correct?-
RemediesCan file a written appeal with department of personnel within 2 years of disclosing; hearing officer can order person to desist and refrain from such action
Penalties-

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