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Carson City, Nev. — Today, Nevada’s Labor movement celebrated its accomplishments during the 81st legislative session of the Nevada Legislature.

Las Vegas, Nev. Today, the Nevada AFL-CIO released a statement in support of Teamsters Local 533 members, who have been granted a strike sanction from the Northern Nevada Central Labor Council (NNCLC) in the wake of transgressions against workers from Washoe County Keolis Transit, the for-profit operator of the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC). 

Carson City, Nevada – Today, Nevada’s labor movement stood in solidarity with Service Employees International Union Local 1107 in support of Senate Bill 340, the Nevada Home Care Workforce Safety & Standards Act, sponsored by State Senator Dina Neal (SD-4). The bill would give workers and clients a seat at the table by creating a Nevada Home Care Employment Standards Board made up of workers, consumers, employers, and state officials to protect both employees and those in their care.

Carson City, Nev. — Today, the Nevada AFL-CIO stood in solidarity with Service Employees International Union Local 1107 in support of Senate Bill 340, the Nevada Home Care Workforce Safety & Standards Act, sponsored by State Senator Dina Neal (SD-4). The bill would give workers and clients a seat at the table by creating a Nevada Home Care Employment Standards Board made up of workers, consumers, employers, and state officials to protect both employees and those in their care. The bill will be heard in the Senate Finance Committee today.

Carson City, Nev. — Today, the Building and Construction Trades of Northern Nevada, the Southern Nevada Building Trades Unions, and the Nevada AFL-CIO released the following statement on AB227, legislation introduced in the Nevada State Legislature by Assemblywoman Maggie Carlton to stop construction misclassification and the negative impact it poses on Nevada’s economy and worker safety. AB227 would protect consumers, protect workers, and ensure that construction jobs in Nevada continue to offer good pay where workers can retire with dignity.

(Las Vegas, Nevada) – According to a new report released today by the AFL-CIO, Nevada had the 13th lowest rate of workplace deaths in the country in 2019. This analysis, based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows that 40 Nevada workers lost their lives due to on-the-job injuries, resulting in 2.8 deaths per hundred thousand workers.  

Las Vegas, Nev. — On Monday, April 26, 2021, at 5 p.m., the Nevada federal delegation will join Nevada State AFL-CIO Executive Secretary-Treasurer Rusty McAllister and Northern Nevada Central Labor Council President Mike Pilcher for a PRO Act Week of Action kick-off event, live-streamed to Facebook. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Wednesday, April 21 
Contact: Edward Webster, [email protected], 702-755-4307

Labor, Faith and Community Organizations Voice Unwavering Support for Nevada Home Care Workforce Safety & Standards Act, SB340