The Southern Nevada Building Trades Unions (SNBTU)
Assembly Bill 99 was introduced in the Nevada Assembly on February 8, 2021 by a majority of Republican Assembly members. As drafted, this bill is a direct attack on the working men and women in Nevada. Nevada’s Construction Workforce builds Nevada’s public buildings, highways, roads, churches, schools, and the very homes where we live. They often rise early in the morning to start their day and in weather that is unbearable to most. It is unconscionable that in session after session, State Legislative Republicans continue their attack on Nevada’s Working Families.
Assembly Bill 99 would severely impact the wages and apprenticeship opportunities for an already struggling and aging workforce in the Nevada Construction Trades. Republicans pay lip service in the pursuit of the support of the working men and women during their campaigns, and then they introduce legislation like AB99 that directly hurts them.
The SNBTU will continue to work with Legislative Leaders that support Nevada’s Working Families, and apprentice opportunities for Nevada’s Struggling Workforce.
The Southern Nevada Building Trades Unions
SNBTU is an alliance of Craft Unions featuring highly skilled and productive construction labor. The Southern Nevada Building Trades was created to establish consistent labor policies and procedures for fourteen affiliate unions that reside under the SNBTU umbrella. The SNBTU not only provides opportunities for construction workers from the Southern Nevada area, affiliates also support and promote community outreach programs, provide construction safety, craft training, and certification to apprentices and journeymen. The SNBTU is committed to world-class development and training skills.
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