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Through political advocacy and leadership, the Nevada State AFL-CIO works to improve the lives, opportunities, and working conditions of Nevada's working men and women. We represent more than 150,000 union members and their families across the state.

For media inquiries, contact the Nevada State AFL-CIO at 702-459-1414.

Las Vegas, Nev. — Today, working families across Nevada will begin to receive another of their Child Tax Credit advance payments.

Las Vegas, Nev. — Today, Friday, October 8, the city of Las Vegas will host its Pride Parade, to uplift the LGBTQIA+ communities in Southern Nevada. 

Las Vegas, Nev. — Today, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) released the results of a vote in which members across the country voted to authorize a nationwide strike against film and TV productions if negotiations with the AMPTP fail to produce a fair deal. IATSE Local 720 in Southern Nevada is part of the Area Standards Agreement and participated in the authorization vote. 

Las Vegas, Nev. — Today, the Nevada AFL-CIO Executive Secretary-Treasurer Susie Martinez released the following statement to honor the 60 victims who lost their lives and the hundreds who were injured as a result of the deadly shooting at the Route 91 Music Festival on October 1, 2017.

Las Vegas, Nev. — Today, the Nevada AFL-CIO Executive Secretary-Treasurer Susie Martinez released the following statement to honor the 60 victims who lost their lives and the hundreds who were injured as a result of the deadly shooting at the Route 91 Music Festival on October 1, 2017.

Carson City, Nev. — Today, the Nevada AFL-CIO released a statement in support of Teamsters Local 533 members, who have once again been forced to head to the picket line in the wake of transgressions against workers from Keolis Transit, the for-profit operator of the Regional Transportation Commission public bus transit system in Washoe County (RTC-RIDE).

Las Vegas, Nev. — On Sunday, September 19, 2021, the family of Former Nevada Democratic Congressman James Bilbray announced he had passed away at age 83. A defender of working Nevadans, Bilbray served the state in the House of Representatives for four terms.  Susie Martinez, the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Nevada State AFL-CIO, released the following statement to honor his legacy and commitment to working families in the state:

Las Vegas, Nev. — September 15 marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, dedicated to celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

Susie Martinez, the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Nevada State AFL-CIO, released the following statement to mark the month: 

Las Vegas, Nev. — Twenty years ago today, the September 11th terrorist attacks took the lives of nearly 3,000 people. Of those, 412 were emergency workers in New York City, including 343 firefighters of the New York City Fire Department, 37 police officers of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department, and 23 police officers of the New York City Police Department. Since the day of the attacks, more than 200 International Association of Fire Fighters members have died from 9/11-related illnesses.

Las Vegas, Nev. — Today, the Nevada State AFL-CIO’s Executive Secretary-Treasurer Susie Martinez marked Labor Day 2021 with the following statement: