Unfortunately, union leaders have long maneuvered to block any real check on their own power from rank and file members. That’s why Nevada Policy works so tirelessly to educate workers, taxpayers and lawmakers about the impact these powerful organizations have over public policy.
Teachers can opt-out of union membership!
Teachers, like all public sector workers, have the right to decide for themselves if they want to support a union.
If you’re a teacher who wants to opt-out of your union, it only takes three easy steps, and you will not lose any of the benefits you have earned over the years — such as retirement benefits, tenure or health insurance. Click below to learn more.
This article originally appeared in the Reno Gazette-Journal. As the state begins its months-long process of resuming normal activities, Nevadans continue to struggle with the financial impact of a…
Organized labor’s disproportionate influence over Nevada state politics has resulted in a patchwork of laws and policies which put the interests of government-sector unions over the constitutional rights of individual…
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Foreword During what is being called Nevada’s economic “recovery,” the Silver State’s economy has grown more slowly than that of any state west of Missouri, with the exception of Alaska.
Nevada’s unionized government workers enjoy premium compensation — to taxpayers’ detriment.
Executive Summary After years during which baseline revenue failed to grow, state revenues were beginning to turn around ahead of the 2013 Nevada Legislative Session. Even with more than $700 million in temporary tax hikes set to expire, Nevada was projected to receive more tax revenue by FY 2015 than it received in FY 2012.
Nevada has wasted billions of taxpayer dollars overpaying for labor on government projects.