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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, August 3, 2021, marks Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the day into the year on which it takes for a Black woman on average to earn what a white man in a comparable position did in all of 2020. To mark the day, Nevada AFL-CIO Executive Secretary-Treasurer Rusty McAllister released the statement below:

At 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021, the state of Nevada will once again require masks for all vaccinated and unvaccinated people in indoor settings in counties with high transmission rates of COVID-19. This includes Carson, Churchill, Clark, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Lincoln, Lyon, Mineral, Nye, Washoe, and White Pine Counties. 

Rusty McAllister, the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Nevada State AFL-CIO, released the following statement in support of the mandate:

This morning, Senator Catherine Cortez Masto joined Nevada State AFL-CIO Executive Secretary-Treasurer Rusty McAllister, Southern Nevada Central Labor Council Secretary-Treasurer Beverly Williams, and Northern Nevada Central Labor Council President Mike Pilcher for a virtual roundtable conversation about the PRO Act. The conversation can be viewed in its entirety here on Facebook

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: