Risk Management & Safety

Workers' Compensation Coverage Contract Requirement

Workers' Compensation and Employer's Liability Insurance is required by law for any contractor / vendor who uses employees or subcontractors in the performance of a contact with UNLV. See Nev. Rev. Stat. §617.210. Nevada law allows a sole proprietor to reject workers' compensation coverage if he / she does not use employees or subcontractors in the performance of his / her contract with UNLV. See Nev. Rev. Stat. §616B.627 and 617.210.

If a sole proprietor has rejected Workers' Compensation coverage under applicable Nevada law, he / she must indicate the basis for the rejection of coverage and complete, sign and have notarized an Affidavit of Rejection of Coverage. The Affidavit must be completed, signed and notarized prior to performance of any services under the contract with UNLV.

This document was last modified on December 18, 2015.