To mark Nevada State Employee Appreciation Week, AFSCME Local 4041 members took to the state legislative building this week to lobby for improvements to the lives and working conditions for ALL Nevada state employees.
As a development specialist 3, Rosina works with Nevada families to connect them with resources to support the care and growth of their children with special needs. Her current caseload serves families of medically fragile children, including children with diagnosis of autism and down syndrome.
An immigrant from Trinidad and Tobago, Patricia has been a state employee for 25 years, and doesn’t see herself stopping any time soon. As a mental health tech at Rawson Neal Psychiatric Hospital, she helps stabilize people suffering from a mental health crisis and helps them learn to live with their conditions.
Working for the state of Nevada has provided John Warren with more than just a job, but a stable life he never imagined in his youth. After a challenging childhood marked with homelessness and drug use, an opportunity with the State Library and Archives helped John get his life on track.
As an HVAC technician, James Drollinger spends his days making sure heating and air condition units across UNLV are in top shape, keeping students, faculty, staff and visitors warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
After a remarkable 30-year career, Local 4041 staff representative Jeanine Lake retired at the end of January. Jeanine, thank you for your service to Nevada and to Local 4041 members. We wish you the best of luck in your retirement!
Last week, members of AFSCME Local 4041 overwhelmingly voted yes to ratify their new Collective Bargaining Agreement. This is the second CBA for AFSCME Local 4041, after winning collective bargaining rights for Nevada state employees in 2019.
This legislative package is a result of AFSCME members fighting for all state employees; using our power in negotiations and our power in the legislature to improve our lives, working conditions, and services we provide.

AFSCME members ratified a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, effective July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025. Contract highlights include:


With thousands of dollars back in our pockets, having a strong union makes a difference in what it means to be a state employee.
AFSCME Members win largest pay increase in decades, supplemental pay and additional days off in new tentative agreement with the State of Nevada.