Nev. Admin. Code § 608.160 - Withholding of amounts from wages due

Current through March 28, 2022

1. Without the written authorization of an employee, an employer may withhold from the wages due the employee:
(a) Any amount required by law; and
(b) Any employee contribution to a benefit program, such as health insurance or a pension plan, as permitted pursuant to NRS 608.110.
2. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 1, an employer may not deduct any amount from the wages due an employee unless:
(a) The employer has a reasonable basis to believe that the employee is responsible for the amount being deducted by the employer;
(b) The deduction is for a specific purpose, pay period and amount; and
(c) The employee voluntarily authorizes the employer, in writing, to deduct the amount from the wages.
3. An employer may not use a blanket authorization that was made in advance by the employee to withhold any amount from the wages due the employee.


Nev. Admin. Code § 608.160
Added to NAC by Labor Comm'r by R115-04, eff. 8-25-2004

NRS 607.160, 608.110

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