Working + The Economy

climate guy

Man with a ($9 trillion) plan

Unlike Pete Buttigieg or Beto O’Rourke, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee hasn’t been a flavor-of-the-month yet.Nor does Inslee have a national following on the scale...
work work work

Minimum wage bill would help some workers, leave many others behind

As state legislators consider a bill to raise the minimum wage, economists, activists and low-wage workers have found themselves wondering if the legislation goes...
so there you go

Paid leave, minimum wage legislation on track as is, for now

During hearings Wednesday on raising the minimum wage and implementing paid leave policies, many low-wage workers outlined an impossible choice they make when they...
elon's coming

Goodman lone holdout on selecting Musk’s boring company

Elon Musk, who already has a stronghold in Northern Nevada via the Tesla battery factory, will be making his presence felt at the southern...
dotted line ok we're good to go

Nevada may enact new regulations on lawsuit cash advances

Nevada may become one of a handful of states to enact explicit regulations overseeing businesses that offer cash advances to plaintiffs of pending lawsuits,...
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A long trek to Carson City for canceled meetings, no guarantees

The drive between Las Vegas and Carson City is seven hours long. The view is mostly full of sagebrush, with the occasional burro sitting...
no seriously how come?

Remember when Sisolak & the Dems promised to tax the poor?

Remember when Steve Sisolak was running for governor and he promised if voters elected him then in his very first legislative session he would...
I want to go for a ride

“Zero support” from resort industry for funding monorail expansion

The long-planned extension of the Las Vegas Monorail to the Mandalay Bay, which sits near the Las Vegas Raiders Stadium, and construction of a...
you give me fever

Nevada Senate passes paid sick leave

The Nevada Senate on Tuesday passed legislation mandating that Nevada businesses with more than 50 employees provide workers with paid leave. The measure now...
rile em up D

UNITE HERE’s leader: Gaming should answer to state for layoffs

D Taylor toiled for decades to get first-rate pay and benefits for Culinary Local 226 members. He’s formed invaluable partnerships with the biggest hotel...

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