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LAS VEGAS – Veronica Davis-Brown explained how having a voice on the job would allow her to share her expertise of many years on the job as a correctional officer and better serve the prison commun

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed into law a historic bill granting 20,000 state workers the right to collectively bargain.

Nevada public service workers today lauded the passage of Senate Bill 135, a historic leap forward for 20,000 Silver State workers who have been at the fo

As Public Service Recognition Week came to an end on Friday, Local 4041 members held dual press conferences in Carson City and Sparks to support Senate Bill 135, a bill that would provide collective bargaining rights to state employees. State employees spoke about how collective bargaining rights will allow them to have a voice on the job to improve state services.

I’m Ken Edmonds, a member of AFSCME Local 4041, and a Developmental Support Tech for the State of Nevada. I support SB135.  

My name is Valerie Osborn, I’m a Family Services Specialist for the state of Nevada and a member of AFSCME Local 4041. My job is to help families get back on their feet after hitting hard times. Even with our state on track post-recession, there are still many families struggling and I’m proud to be part of the team that keeps our state together.

My name is Victor Avena, and I am a Carpenter for the state of Nevada.  I support SB135 because state employees deserve fairness and respect.  

My name is Deborah Hinds and I am an administrate assistant with the State of Nevada. As a member of AFSCME Local 4041, I support SB135, which would give state employees a voice on the job.  

As a Social Worker for the state of Nevada, I work to find homes for kids in rural Nevada. It’s an amazing feeling finding a family that is a good match for a child and knowing they’ll have a permanent home.  

State employees at a Nevada facility for intellectually disabled adults and children recently learned  that strength really does come in numbers. Concerned about a new shift scheduling process introduced by management, these workers came together to voice their issues and take their seat at the table to discuss this change.   

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Members of AFSCME Local 4041 on Thursday testified in support of SB135, a bill to allow collective bargaining rights for state employees. With a sea of AFSCME green in the audience in the state capital, Nevada state employees spoke in person and via videoconference from Las Vegas about why it is high time they have a seat at the table to negotiate over working conditions and compensation.