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No lithium boom yet, but boom in stories about lithium boom going strong

Every few weeks, there it is. A story about the exciting boom in Nevada lithium production that is just around the corner.With all those...
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What every Nevadan should know about Wynn’s new Boston casino

If Nevada doubled the gambling, er, gaming tax, the rate would still be about half what casino corporations pay in Massachusetts.Wynn Resorts opened...
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Food desert bill passed, but without any money

Nevada lawmakers this year initially approved $10 million to fund a loan program to attract grocery stores to underserved communities.During the last days of...
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Workers at Sunset Station vote to unionize

Sunset Station Hotel & Casino has become the fifth Station Casinos property where workers have voted to unionize over the past three years.According to...
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State opens up occupational licensing to non-citizens

One of several bills Gov. Steve Sisolak signed into law this month allows any individual regardless of immigration or citizenship status to apply for...
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$15 was never on the table

Even with Gov. Steve Sisolak signing legislation to increase the minimum wage and mandate that certain businesses provide paid sick leave, workers' rights activists...
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Nevada state employees win right to bargain collectively

In what a state employee organization called “the largest expansion of collective bargaining rights for state workers in 16 years,” Gov. Steve Sisolak Wednesday...

Still no fix for sexual harassment in Nevada casinos

A year after the Nevada Gaming Control Board moved to clean up an industry sullied by Steve Wynn, a casino owner who reportedly couldn’t...
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While lawmakers pass $12 wage bill, workers prepare to strike for $15

While the Nevada Legislature recently approved raising the minimum wage to $12 by 2024, there is still a push to increase the wage to...
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Former Lt. Gov. wins contract with embattled Workforce Connections

Southern Nevada's Workforce Connections, which is defending itself against a federal lawsuit, is looking to beef up its legal representation with a political heavy...

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