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Generally, yes you may get a copy or at least view the record with some exceptions. Nevada employers must give “a reasonable opportunity, during the usual hours of business, to inspect any records kept by that employer” on that employee. Not all employees are entitled to see a copy of their personnel files; under NRS 613.075, if the employee worked for the employer for less than 60 days or if the request to inspect comes more than 60 days after termination, the employer may lawfully deny the request toinspect the file. The statute refers to files “containing information used by the employer … to determine the qualifications of that employee and any disciplinary action taken against the employee, including termination from that employment.” However, the “records to be made available do not include confidential reports from previous employers or investigative agencies, other confidential investigative files concerning the employee or person referred or information concerning the investigation, arrest or conviction of that person for a violation of any law.”
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