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Sisolak signs business liability and worker protection bill


August 12, 2020

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Steve Sisolak signed legislation Tuesday expanding workplace safety protections for hotel and casino employees and shielding businesses that follow health directives from coronavirus-related lawsuits.

"It's about acknowledging that Nevada relies heavily on the single industry — the hospitality industry. In order to make it through this historic storm," he said. "We must ensure that that industry survives."

Lawmakers passed the dual-purpose bill on the final day of the Legislature's emergency special session last week, after negotiations and impassioned deba...

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