Nevada is a Right to Work State:
Right to Work Laws secure the right of employees to decide for themselves whether or not to join or financially support a union. However, employees who work in the railway or airline industries are not protected by a right to work law, and employees who work on a federal enclave may not be.
- Policy on Union Membership, Organization, etc.
- No person shall be denied the opportunity to obtain or retain employment because of non-membership in a labor organization.
- Prohibited Activity
- Agreements prohibiting employment because of non-membership in labor organization; strike or picketing to force or induce employer to make agreement; compelling person to join labor organization, strike, or leave employment; conspiracy to cause discharge or denial of employment or to induce refusal of work on basis of membership
Nevada law requires all business owners to obtain and maintain workers' compensation coverage :
Employers may obtain workers' compensation insurance from a private insurance company authorized to provide workers' compensation in Nevada by the Division of Insurance (DOl).
- If qualified, an employer may be self-insured through an approval process overseen by the DOl.
- For smaller businesses there are associations of self-insured employers - groups of employers (generally in the same type of business) which are members of the association.