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File - In this Jan. 4, 2019, file photo, Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak, center, shakes hands with Laniesha Dawson, right, at an International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union hall in Las Vegas. For decades, enacting collective bargaining for state workers has remained an elusive goal of supportive Nevada lawmakers. But Democrats this session appear poised to make it a reality, with strong majorities in both legislative chambers and the first Democratic governor in two decades. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

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Nevada eyes collective bargaining for state workers

For decades, enacting collective bargaining for state workers has remained an elusive goal of supportive Nevada lawmakers. But Democrats this session appear poised to make it a reality, with strong majorities in both legislative chambers and the first Democratic governor in two decades. “It’s an inequality that needs to be corrected and it’s long overdue,” said Harry Schiffman, a worker advocate and electrician at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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