How long does an employer have to write you up for a policy violation?

Asked on November 10, 2011 under Employment Labor Law, Nevada


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

There is no law on this subject: that is, how long an employer has to write you up for a policy violation--or even whether you are officially "written up" at all--is entirely up to the employer. Every employer is free to set its own policies on this subject, and even more, since those policies are subject to change by the employer, there's very little an employee can do to enforce them, with one exception: if there is a contract (including a union agreement) addressing this issue, the terms of the contract must be upheld.

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