Mariela Cortes

Mariela Cortes

Mariela Cortes lives in Northern Nevada and works in the gaming industry. She was impacted by the shutdown of the state due to the COVID-19 pandemic like many Nevadans while billionaires continued to make profits.


Some progress on economic fairness, and still a long way to go

By: - September 12, 2022

It’s been a rough couple of years for American workers. First, working families were battered by a pandemic that caused massive unemployment, loss of health coverage and financial hardship for tens of millions of working people. The unemployment rate in Nevada hit 28% during the COVID-19  shut down which impacted many casino workers like myself. […]