NFA members in good standing are entitled to legal guidance on employment related matters. Members may be eligible for legal defense in cases related to teaching, research, administrative responsibilities, grievances, etc. at NSHE depending on the merit and parameters. NFA can help with tenure denial, reconsideration, grievances, adverse annual evaluations, pay equity, sexual harassment, discrimination, and other workplace issues.
Each case will be evaluated by your chapter's Legal Defense Committee.The process for obtaining legal defense support for NFA members is more fully described in the NFA Legal Defense Policy
(Please do not use institutional electronic mail accounts for any confidential information regarding legal defense cases. A voice message may be left at NFA's state office, 702-530-4632.)
The NFA provides guidance and may provide legal services to NFA members in employment-related matters. Each NFA Member in good standing shall have access to legal defense in cases related to teaching, research, and administrative responsibilities and obligations and grievances at institutions of the Nevada System of Higher Education. NFA can help with tenure denial, reconsideration, grievance, adverse annual evaluations, Chapter 6, Chapter 2, pay equity, sexual harassment, discrimination, and other workplace issues.
NFA members may obtain legal defense support depending upon the case’s merit and parameters. Legal defense guidance is limited to consultation with the chapter legal defense representative or committee, which may intervene to resolve faculty issues through informal means. For cases requiring further assistance, the chapter legal defense representative may apply to the state NFA Legal Defense Coordinator. The state Legal Defense Coordinator may approve financial support for consultation with a licensed attorney per the NFA Legal Defense Policy.