Nevada passes virus liability and worker protection “deal”

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The bill’s worker protection provisions mirror a proposal put forth by Nevada’s powerful Culinary Union Local 226 ahead of the session in honor of Adolfo Fernandez, a Caesars Palace porter who died from COVID-19 complications in late June. It requires health officials in Clark and Washoe County to mandate that casinos, resorts and hotels offer testing and time off to employees exposed to coronavirus in the Reno and Las Vegas areas, and sets baseline cleaning standards for bars, hotel rooms, restrooms and elevators.

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