Northern Nevada Central Labor Council

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SPARKS, NV — April 27, 2022 Today, the Northern Nevada Central Labor Council

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Recent News

Liz Shuler is the first woman ever elected president of the AFL-CIO.

She took over a time when the world of work has been turned upside down.

Union organizing is happening in some unexpected places, and sometimes in ways that disrupt the traditional union playbook.

Today, General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo issued a memo announcing that she will ask the Board to rule that mandatory meetings, including captive audience meetings, are a violation of the National Labor Relations Act.

The next step will be for the Board to vote. All the eyes of the labor movement should focus on this request. If - and how - the board members vote will speak volumes. We urge them to vote in concurrence with General Counsel Abruzzo and protect the rights of workers.

LABOR PRESS: You’ve been given such a huge responsibility now, with the death of your friend Rich Trumka [In August she was appointed to serve the remainder of his term.] But the entire time you’ve been involved, labor has been struggling to come back. Do you have a secret plan? What can the AFL-CIO do to rebuild the labor movement?

The Northern Nevada Central Labor Council will be conducting a virtual Candidate Labor Training on March 19, 2022. We invite all our region's local political candidates to attend. We expect the training to take approximately two hours. It will cover the fundamentals of labor, a discussion of public vs. private unions, information on local apprenticeship programs and prevailing wage, and local union issues.