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AFSCME EMS Workers United paramedics join the General Strike Radio podcast to talk about organizing workers at REMSA, antiunion tactics used by management, and the power of worker solidarity.
“I’ve been talking to my co-workers, many who I don’t normally talk to throughout the workday, because if we want to see improvements in our workplace, we need a contract. The only way us workers in the welfare offices will have a contract is if our co-workers join us as AFSCME members. I’m surprised by how easy it is to have these conversations, because so many people really do want to see changes,” said Jolene Porter, an administrative assistant at Welfare Support Services
Maali DeLeon, daughter of AFSCME Local 4041 members Daphne and Andre DeLeon, was named a winner of the 2020 AFSCME Family Scholarship. Maali graduated from Bishop Manogue High School in Reno, where she was an AP Scholar, on the Honor Roll and varsity Track and Field. She is now a freshman at the University of Nevada, Reno, majoring in Biochemistry.
Members of AFSCME Local 4041 have filed an Unfair Labor Practice charge against the Nevada Department of Administration, Steve Sisolak in his capacity as Governor and Nevada Division of Human Resource Management, Frank Richardson in his capacity as Deputy Administrator.
Nevada state employees are coming together to demand a voice on the job! Read on for more information on what state employees are doing to fight for a say in cuts to public services and our wages.
Today, dozens AFSCME Local 4041 members quickly mobilized to share their thoughts with the Legislative Interim Finance Committee about possible state budget changes due to the economic impact of COVID-19. The committee did not act on Governor Steve Sisolak’s proposed furlough plan at Friday’s virtual meeting, but nevertheless, AFSCME members sprung to action to voice their dissatisfaction with the Governor’s proposal, which did not include any input from state workers.
Harry Schiffman, an electrician at UNLV and President of AFSCME Local 4041, released the following statement today regarding possible budget changes due to the economic impact of COVID-19
AFSCME Local 4041 is hiring a Support Specialist.
Due to concerns about COVID-19, Nevada has moved to an almost entirely vote-by-mail primary election this year. In this article you will find information about the mail-in voting process as explained by Wayne Thorley, Deputy Secretary of State for Elections in an interview with The Nevada Independent. You will also find links to your county's election department and AFSCME Local 4041's endorsements.
I want to share some thoughts with you on the events of the past several days. The state of America today, further shattered by George Floyd’s murder, breaks every patriotic heart. The raw outrage we see in the streets comes as a pandemic has needlessly killed more than 100,000 of our loved ones and more than 40 million Americans are out of work, afraid they won’t be able to provide at the dinner table let alone next month’s rent or mortgag
For over two months Nevadans across the state have been making do with a changing lifestyle due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Public service workers have adapted and continue to keep our communities healthy and safe with the services they provide. This is true for larger cities in our state, as well as smaller communities like West Wendover, Nevada.