Right to Work States: Nevada 

NEVADA

Nev. Rev. Stat. §§ 613.130, 613.230, 613.250 through 613.300

Title 53. Labor and Industrial Relations
Chapter 613. Employment Practices
Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 613.130. Unlawful agreements concerning membership in
labor organizations as condition of obtaining or continuing employment; penalty

1. As used in this section, "labor organization" means any organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee or plan, in which
employees participate and which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of pay, hours of employment, or conditions of work.
2. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to make or enter into any agreement, either oral or in writing, by the terms of which any employee of such person, firm or corporation, or any person about to enter the employ of such person, firm or corporation, as a condition for continuing or obtaining such employment, shall be required not to become or continue a member of any labor organization, or shall be required to become or continue a member of any labor organization.

3. Any person or persons, firm or firms, corporation or corporations violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Enacted 1911, as amended 1967.)

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§ 613.230. "Labor organization" defined.

As used in NRS 613.230 to 613.300, inclusive, the term "labor organization" means any organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee or plan, in which employees participate and which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of pay, hours of employment, or other conditions of employment. (Adopted November 4, 1952)

§ 613.250. Agreements prohibiting employment because of nonmembership in labor organization prohibited.

No person shall be denied the opportunity to obtain or retain employment because of nonmembership in a labor organization, or shall the state, or any subdivision thereof or any corporation, individual or association of any kind enter into any agreement, written or oral, which excludes any person from employment or continuation of employment because of nonmembership in a labor organization. (Adopted at General Election 1952.)

§ 613.260. Certain contracts declared illegal and void.

Any act or any provision in any agreement which is in violation of NRS 613.230 to 613.300, inclusive, shall be illegal and void. Any strike or picketing to force or induce any employer to make an agreement in writing or orally in violation of NRS 613.230 to 613.300, inclusive, shall be for an illegal purpose. (Adopted at General Election 1952.)

§ 613.270. Compelling person to join a labor organization or to strike against his will or to leave his employment prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any employee, labor organization, or officer, agent or member thereof to compel or attempt to compel any person to join any labor organization or to strike against his will or to leave his employment by any threatened or actual interference with his person, immediate family or property. (Adopted at General Election 1952.)

§ 613.280. Conspiracy.

Any combination or conspiracy by two or more persons to cause the discharge of any person or to cause him to be denied employment because he is not a member of a labor organization, by inducing or attempting to induce any other person to refuse to work with such person, shall be illegal. (Adopted at General Election 1952.)

§ 613.290. Liability for damages.

Any person who violates any provision of NRS 613.230 to 613.300, inclusive, or who enters into any agreement containing a provision declared illegal by NRS 613.230 to 613.300, inclusive, or who shall bring about the discharge or the denial of employment of any person because of nonmembership in a labor organization shall be liable to the person injured as a result of such act or provision and may be sued therefore, and in any such action any labor organization, subdivision or local thereof shall be held to be bound by the acts of its duly authorized agents acting within the scope of their authority and may sue or be sued in its common name. (Adopted at General Election 1952.)

§ 613.300. Injunctive relief.

Any person injured or threatened with injury by an act declared illegal by NRS 613.230 to 613.300, inclusive, shall notwithstanding any other provision of the law to the contrary, be entitled to injunctive relief therefrom. (Adopted at General Election 1952.)

Title 23. Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 288. Relations Between Governments and Public Employees


§ 288.140. Right of employee to join or refrain from joining employee organization; discrimination by employer prohibited; limitations on nonmember acting for himself; membership of law enforcement officer

1. It is the right of every local government employee, subject to the limitation provided in subsection 3, to join any employee organization of his choice or to refrain from joining any employee organization. A local government employer shall not discriminate in any way among its employees on account of membership or nonmembership in an employee organization.

2. The recognition of an employee organization for negotiation, pursuant to this chapter, does not preclude any local government employee who is not a member of that employee organization from acting for himself with respect to any condition of his employment, but any action taken on a request or in adjustment of a grievance shall be consistent with the terms of an applicable negotiated agreement, if any.

3. A police officer, sheriff, deputy sheriff or other law enforcement officer may be a member of an employee organization only if such employee organization is composed exclusively of law enforcement officers.(Enacted 1969.)

 


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