About Us


The Office of the Labor Commissioner is a division of the Nevada Department of Business and Industry.  There are two locations to serve the Nevada’s workers and businesses throughout the state.  Nevada's workers are critical to the economy and quality of life in our State, and the Labor Commissioner strives to ensure that all workers are treated fairly under the law.   The Office of the Labor Commissioner is comprised of five sections.  Wage and hours, including the employment of minors, apprenticeship, public works and prevailing wages and private employment agency licensing. The Labor Commissioner investigates complaints of non-payment of wages, State minimum wage, overtime, and prevailing wage disputes. The office also monitors youth employment standards, including work hours and safe, non-hazardous working conditions.

Staff

The Office of the Labor Commissioner is staffed by eight audit investigators a support staff of eight. Both offices have staff members that are bilingual to help serve Spanish speaking claimants and employers.

    Advisory Opinions

    The Labor Commissioner has issued Advisory Opinions.  Click the link below for a list.

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    Employment Agencies Forms

    In accordance with NRS Chapter 611, the Office of the Labor Commissioner is tasked with the responsibility of licensing Private Employment Agencies. Listed below are the forms used for the application and bond process.

    Public Records Request Form

     

    All Public Records Requests should be made in writing on the Public Records Request Form below. Once the Public Records Request Form has been received by the Office of the Labor Commissioner, the contact listed on the form will receive acknowledgment of receipt within five (5) business days. The Office of the Labor Commissioner will review and evaluate the request and will complete the request based on the size and scope of work required and will inform the Requestor.