End bargaining for paid time off

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
In the private sector, paid days off are a quality of life benefit. They exist to give workers some balance in their personal and professional lives, and provide the flexibility to deal with family and health emergencies without financial sacrifice.

Legislature must make bargaining transparent

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
One of the most urgent tasks before the 2015 Legislature is collective bargaining reform. The question isn’t whether lawmakers should change the way public employee unions negotiate for compensation and job protections, but how far they should go in rewriting state law.

Minimum-Wage Hikes: The Path to Poverty for Poor People

By Chantal Lovell, Nevada Business
Presumably, State Senator Tick Segerblom thinks his proposal to increase the minimum wage to $15-per-hour in Nevada would be beneficial. After all, it sounds appealing to double the pay of fast-food workers and other entry-level workers with one wave of the government’s mandate wand.

SEIU Says Bosses Had Hands in the Till

By Mike Heuer, Courthouse News Service

Former officers of the Service Employees International Union Local 1107 swiped more than $47,000 just days after one lost his presidency in the 2013 local election, the SEIU claims in court.