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...