Political decisions affect our jobs every day. Whether a department at Clark County has enough funding to do our job, or if there's regulations to ensure the safety of our patients at a hospital, often comes down to decisions by elected officials. SEIU members' voices are heard at every level of government thanks to SEIU 1107's Committee on Political Education (COPE).
Our COPE engages elected officials from the school board, to the Nevada State Legislature to Congress and everything in between. When SEIU members join together, we can stand up to big corporations and ensure that those elected are looking out for hard working Nevadans and their families.
That's why contributing to our COPE fund is so important. The committee ensures that we have the political power to protect our hard-earned political and legislative victories that improve public services and the lives of working families.
Nevada's State Legislature meets one time for 120 days every
2 years. The short legislative session makes it vital that
SEIU 1107 members are present and clear about worker
priorities. This year, SEIU members made the trip to Carson
City and met with Senators and Assemblymembers to discuss
This session we were able to accomplish the following priorities: