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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.

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

Las Vegas, Nev.  Today, the National Finals Rodeo began. Nearly every year, the rodeo bolsters thousands of good-paying union jobs throughout t

Reno, Nev. - Today, after more than 56 days on strike without pay, members of Teamsters Local 533 have reached a tentative agreement with Keolis Transit and will vote o

Las Vegas, Nev. — Today, Thursday, October 21, marks Latina Equal Pay Day, the day into the year on which it takes for Latina women on average to earn what white men did in all of 2020. 

To mark the day, Nevada AFL-CIO Executive Secretary-Treasurer Susie Martinez released the statement below: 

Las Vegas, Nev. — Today, working families across Nevada will begin to receive another of their Child Tax Credit advance payments. These payments will continue for qualifying families through the end of 2021, providing vital financial assistance to working families across the state.

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. 

The Nevada State AFL-CIO Executive Secretary-Treasurer Susie Martinez released the following statement to support the parade and following festival, and stand in solidarity with LBGTQIA+ workers: 

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: