Northern Nevada Central Labor Council

 

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America faces crises on three critical fronts: a public health pandemic, an economic free fall and long-standing structural racism.  As America’s labor movement, we must urgently address all three with precision and purpose. They cannot be fixed separately.

America’s Five Economic Essentials must be combined with substantial policing reforms and implemented in ways that recognize the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on workers of color. This comprehensive agenda for the three crises addresses all working people’s needs for safe jobs, economic security and freedom from systemic racism. Drive by Believe Plaza in downtown Reno on June 17 at 9:30AM to demand America's 5 Economic Essentials for Racial and Economic Justice and honk to show your support.

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We must also demand that Congress pass the HEROES Act and other racial and economic justice legislation. Click the button below to sign your support of the HEROES Act - and call your Senator to demand their support!

Working people are desperate for our leaders to put partisanship aside and do what is right for our health, our economy and our country. Tell your Senator to support the HEROES Act (H.R. 6800) and provide the relief working families need.

Recent News

This is a challenging time for working families across the country. We stand with you in the struggle as many of our businesses close or suspend activity. Here are some community resources that may be of help.

More than three years after taking office, the administration has never filled the job running the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is charged with enforcing workplace safety laws. The $560 million-a-year agency, whose estimated 2,000 inspectors performed 32,020 on-site inspections in 2018, spent months not doing any in-person inspections related to coronavirus, other than in hospitals, said Rebecca Reindel, director of occupational safety and health for the AFL-CIO.

Working people are bearing the brunt of this global pandemic and economic crisis. The physical toll, death, pain, and suffering that Oregon’s frontline and essential workers have experienced is unprecedented.

Coupled with the economic collapse that has exacerbated long-term inequities for low wage workers and BIPOC communities, workers are hurting and they need protections.