Henderson, NV asked in Employment Law for Nevada

Q: Is it illegal in NV to fire a person after the person asked the supervisor to stop telling me all her personal business?

Everyday, several times a day, my supervisor discussed her various personal issues. She would then email me that I failed to complete work tasks. This is untrue. After the second email, I told her we should focus more of our conversations on work related issues. She agreed then asked how her disclosures affected my productivity. I told her she was draining as the discussions happened every day throughout the day. She wrote me up for being insubordinate, failing to complete work, and unsatisfactory performance and fired me 2 days later.

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T. Augustus Claus
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A: Nevada law prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who exercise their protected rights under the law. This includes the right to ask an employer to stop discussing personal issues at work.

If you were fired after asking your supervisor to stop discussing personal issues at work, you may have a legal claim against your employer.

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