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Layoffs are Clark County’s alternative to 5 percent pay cut

Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom confirms that bargaining units that reject a 5 percent pay cut to offset the budget hole created by the...
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‘You just have to trust us a little,’ say payday lenders

The Legislature in 2019 passed a law mandating the creation of a statewide database to track short-term lending practices as a way to ensure...
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State workers to Sisolak: ‘Cut corporate subsidies, not services’

While Nevada education and health officials were talking about budget cuts with legislators Wednesday, another group of state employees called for cutting something else:...
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Supreme Court sides with religious employers in health care, workplace cases

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a Trump administration effort to exempt employers with religious or moral concerns from complying with...
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Judge signals he’s likely to tailor orders to expedite PUA payments

Hundreds of thousands of Nevadans have filed applications for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance but fewer than half have been paid, according to officials from the...
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Email touting ‘Proud to be White’ forwarded among construction executives

A week before President Donald Trump tweeted a video of Floridians chanting “white power,” an executive of one of Southern Nevada’s largest heating and...

Nevada’s minimum wage goes up a little, over objections

Starting Wednesday, Nevada will see its first statewide minimum wage increase in over a decade.On July 1, Nevada’s minimum wage increases to $8.00 —...
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Hotels hungry for revenue, compromising worker safety, suit says

Irma Fernandez says her father, Adolfo, tested negative for COVID-19 before returning to work at Caesars Palace on June 4.  “I know I’m going to...
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Summer session should make itself useful, get a jump on constitutional amendments

There are a couple ways to amend Nevada’s constitution. The initiative process takes two successive elections, and given the calendar anything proposed now couldn’t...
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As gold pushes $1,800 an ounce, Nevada policymakers steadfastly oblivious

The price of gold slumped a little earlier this month -- if you can call a brief dip below $1,700 an ounce a slump....

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