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Today is an important day for our brothers and sisters of Teamsters 533 in Reno. 

Las Vegas, Nev. — Today, following yesterday's passage of a Clark County mask mandate for employees while at work, Nevada AFL-CIO Executive Secretary-Treasurer Rusty McAllister released the following statement: 

Las Vegas, Nev. — Following updated guidance from the Southern Nevada Health District recommending a return to indoor masking for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people, Nevada AFL-CIO Executive Secretary-Treasurer Rusty McAllister released the following statement: 

Las Vegas, Nev.—According to the 2021 edition of the Executive Paywatch report released today by the AFL-CIO, the average CEO-to-worker pay ratio at S&P 500 companies in Nevada was 290:1 in 2020, down from 392:1 in 2019. 

On average, Nevada CEOs made $15,899,328 in total compensation in 2020, down slightly from $17,225,923 in 2019. Results once again show massive CEO-to-worker pay disparity and inequality among S&P 500 companies. 

Las Vegas, Nev. — This weekend, the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Nevada AFL-CIO, Rusty McAllister, released the below statement to affiliates to mark the Fourth of July holiday:

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, Nev. — Today, Nevada’s Labor movement celebrated its accomplishments during the 81st legislative session of the Nevada Legislature. The Nevada State AFL-CIO and its affiliated unions to pass transformative legislation, including protecting contractors from predatory agencies, giving workers a voice to fight for better working conditions and standards, and ensuring that those who lost their jobs due to COVID-19 were able to return to work.

Carson City, Nev. — Today, the Nevada State AFL-CIO, the Building and Construction Trades Council of Northern Nevada, and the Southern Nevada Building Trades Unions released the below statements to mark Governor Sisolak’s signing of Nevada Assembly Bill 227 into law. This bill, from Assemblywoman Maggie Carlton, will end contractor misclassification and exploitation. This crucial bill would protect consumers, protect workers, and ensure that construction jobs in Nevada continue to offer good pay where workers can retire with dignity.