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Nevada Government Agencies

1. Discrimination/Harassment
2. Health & Safety
3. Unemployment Insurance
4. Wage & Hour/Labor Standards violations
5. Workers' Compensation

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Nevada, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Nevada

Discrimination/Harassment - State Agency

Nevada Equal Rights Commission (NERC)

Equal Rights Commission
Las Vegas
1820 East Sahara Avenue
Suite 314
Las Vegas, NV  89104
Phone (702) 486-7161
Fax (702) 486-7054

Equal Rights Commission
Northern Nevada
1325 Corporate Blvd.
Room 115
Reno, NV  89502
Phone (775) 823-6690
Fax (775) 688-1292
E-Mail: detrnerc@nvdetr.org

Web Address: http://www.detr.state.nv.us/nerc/NERC_index.htm

Agency Description/Mission: The Nevada Equal Rights Commission oversees the state's equal rights program, handling discrimination complaints relating to race, national origin, color, religion, sex (gender and/or orientation), age (over 40) and disability, when the discrimination is linked to employment or the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).

Discrimination/Harassment - Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Los Angeles District Office
Roybal Federal Building
255 East Temple St., 4th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: 1-800-669-4000
TTY:1-800-669-6820  
Fax: 213-894-1118

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Nevada Division of Industrial Relations

Occupational Safety and Health Enforcement Section (OSHES)

Reno State Plan Office
4600 Kietzke Lane, Suite F-153
Reno, NV 89502
Business Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm PT
(775) 688-3700
(775) 688-1378 FAX

Henderson State Plan Office
1301 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 200
Henderson, NV 89074
Business Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PT
(702) 486-9020
(702) 990-0358 FAX

Las Vegas Area Office
US Department of Labor - OSHA
Alan Bible Federal Building
600 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Suite 750
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 388-6150
(702) 388-6160 FAX

Web Address: https://www.osha.gov/oshdir/nv.html

3. Unemployment Insurance

Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation

Employment Security Division
500 East Third Street
Carson City, NV 89713-0021
Phone (Northern Nevada): (775) 684-0350
          (Southern Nevada): (702) 486-0350
          (Rural Nevada, Long Distance or Interstate): (888) 890-8211
E-Mail: DETRUI@nvdetr.org

Web Address: http://www.detr.state.nv.us/uiben/uiben_uiben.htm

Internet Claims Web Address: http://www.ui.nvdetr.org/UI_Agreement.html

Benefits Handbook

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - State Agency

Las Vegas
Office of the Labor Commissioner
555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 4100
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: (702) 486-2650
Fax: (702) 486-2660
Email: mail1@LaborCommissioner.com

Carson City
Office of the Labor Commissioner
1818 East College Parkway, Suite 102
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: (775) 684-1890
Fax: (775) 687-6404
Email: mail1@LaborCommissioner.com

Web Address: http://labor.nv.gov/

Frequently Asked Questions

Forms and Publications of the Nevada Labor Commissioner

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Nevada Division of Industrial Relations

Section of Industrial Insurance Relations
1301 North Green Valley Parkway
Suite 200
Henderson, NV 89074
Phone: (702) 486-9080
Fax: (702) 990-0364

Web Address: http://dir.nv.gov/WCS/home/

Agency Description/Mission: The Industrial Insurance Regulation Section's (IIRS) mission is to impartially serve the interests of Nevada Employers and Employees by providing assistance, information, and a fair and consistent regulatory structure by ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of workers' compensation benefits and ensuring employer compliance with mandatory coverage provisions.

Workers' Compensation Information Sheet

An Employee's Guide to Nevada Workers' Compensation Insurance

Injured Employees Page

Terry A. Venneberg Weekly Weekly

Topic of the Week

Sexual Harassment: Legal Standards

We hear a lot in the news about pervasive sexual harassment in the workplace and people are starting to call it out more and more in the media. But we don't hear much about what to do when you are being sexually harassed, or how the law protects you. Read

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Blog of the Week

One year after the Weinstein story broke, sexual harassment claims are up 12% nationwide

On Friday, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission reported that sexual harassment claims were up 12 percent this year, compared with the 2017 fiscal year.

Thought for the Week

"Kavanaugh tends to interpret narrowly the limits that work law places on employers, resulting in judicial and agency deference to employers’ decisions."

–Professor Charlotte Garden, Seattle University School of Law

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

 Top Hiring and Classification Searches this week: 

  • Non-compete agreements
  • Independant contractors
  • Arbitration agreements
  • Undocumented workers
  • Non-disclosure agreements

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. How Companies Can Build Better Sexual Harassment Policies
  2. New York Sexual Harassment Law Deadline Has Employers in a Hurry
  3. Starbucks now offering backup daycare benefit to US workers
  4. AFL-CIO's Trumka Is Optimistic About the Midterms
  5. Study: Lingering illnesses can trouble women for years after assault, workplace harassment