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2022 and 2020 winners of AFSCME Local 4041convention awards.
Recently, Governor Steve Sisolak announced a $50 million dollar investment in childcare to help more working families across Nevada find the childcare they need. This investment expands access and eligibility for childcare assistance to more families.
Congratulations to our new executive board, elected and sworn in at the 2022 Convention in April! Serving on our union executive board takes dedication and time – we are grateful to those who have stepped up to serve.
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.
Even with most in-person classes canceled at state colleges and universities, some campuses are still providing services to students and staff. And custodial workers like AFSCME member Silvestra Avila continue to keep campuses sparkling clean.
AFSCME Local 4041 members joined our state’s U.S. senators, Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen, in urging the Senate to pass desperately needed federal aid to states, cities and towns to maintain critical public services to beat the pandemic and safely open the economy.
This Letter to the Editor, calling for Congress to send aid to state and local governments to support public services, was submitted by Fred Fonseca, correctional officer and AFSCME Local 4041 member. It ran in the Las Vegas Sun on Friday May 22.
Even with less drivers on the roads, workers at the Department of Transportation continue to keep our roads and public facilities safe and maintained. And within their ranks, NDOT has two safety trainers, who are members of AFSCME Local 4041, to help keep NDOT employees, and the public, safe during the current COVID-19 public health crisis.