Labor Relations (LRU)    

100 N. Stewart St. Suite 200

Carson City, NV 89701

(775) 684-0108 

(775) 684-0124 (fax)


    Collective Bargaining Agreements *Coming Soon*

    Union Information

    As of January 2021, the following collective bargaining units have exclusive representation:


    Unit A, E, F, I - AFSCME

    Unit G - NPU

    Unit H - NSLEOA

    Unit K - BBFA




    Labor Relations Unit (LRU)

    The Labor Relations Unit is responsible for providing expert consultation to employees, employee representatives, agency representatives and agency management in the area of collective bargaining and contract application.

    The goal of the Labor Relations Unit is to promote the development and growth of collaborative labor-management relationships and to provide accurate and comprehensive guidance that will empower agency management to make informed decisions as labor challenges arise.

    The LRU provides expert advice, technical guidance, training, and policy support to the agencies concerning labor-management and labor relations matters arising within the collective bargaining units.

    The primary objective of the LRU is to maintain a positive labor-management relationship, and to successfully negotiate labor agreements while applying an appropriate interpretation of the agreements



      Using a Collective Bargaining Agreement Training Offered to State Managers, Supervisors, and HR Personnel

      Are your agency’s managers and supervisors prepared to begin managing employees under collective bargaining agreements? Collective bargaining agreements are moving toward approval and signature, which means changes in the management context are coming. All managers, supervisors, and HR personnel are strongly encouraged to attend the training titled Using a Collective Bargaining Agreement ahead of these agreements taking effect, which will be as early as July 1, 2021. Agencies have a responsibility to ensure managers and supervisors understand and comply with the provisions of these agreements. The Division of Human Resource Management’s Labor Relations Unit is here to help!

      Beginning May 4, the Labor Relations Unit will offer virtual 3-hour trainings for directors, managers, supervisors, and all HR personnel. Please make sure these leaders in your agency register and attend one of the sessions. 

      Using a Collective Bargaining Agreement Virtual Training

      • Registration begins Monday, May 3,through Success Factors
      • Morning and afternoon sessions are available
      • Live instructors will conduct the training via Microsoft Teams
      • Participants will:
      • Receive state updates and resources regarding collective bargaining
      • Learn collective bargaining language
      • Discuss the benefits of managing contractually and examine statutes impacted by the CBAs
      • Identify boilerplate language and discuss primary changes covered by the CBAs

      Classes sizes are limited, so register soon!  

      Continuing Training....

      The State of Nevada will be doing business differently as a collective bargaining entity. In order to pro-actively work with statewide Department leadership on these changes, DHRM's Labor Relations Unit is hosting a series of five (5), 4-hour classes via Microsoft Teams, focused on Leadership in a Collective Bargaining Environment. 

      The classes are titled Leadership in a Collective Bargaining Environment:

      Unfair Labor Practices*pre-requisite to the rest of the series*

      Setting Expectations

      Employee Engagement

      Managing Conflict

      Documenting Discipline


       For training inquiries or to schedule a class, please contact Lisa Culp.

      Collective Bargaining Units (CBU)

      State of Nevada job titles have been broken into 11 separate collective bargaining units (CBU). A bargaining unit is composed of positions/titles of similar interests and are recognized by both the State and a Union who has been designated as an exclusive representative to negotiate matters involving employment issues. These units are fluid and may change during the collective bargaining process.  If you have questions about a certain job title or CBU, please contact the DHRM LRUTeam.


      Bargaining Unit, A

      Labor, maintenance, custodial and institutional employees, including, without limitation, employees of penal and correctional institutions who are not responsible for security at those institutions.

      Bargaining Unit, B

      Administrative and clerical employees, including, without limitation, employees whose work involves general office work, or keeping or examining records and accounts.

      Bargaining Unit, C

      Technical aides to professional employees, including without limitation, computer programmers, tax examiners, conservation employees and regulatory inspectors.

      Bargaining Unit, D

      Professional employees who do not provide health care, including without limitation, engineers, scientists, and accountants.

      Bargaining Unit, E

      Professional employees who provide health care, including without limitation, physical therapists and other employees in medical and other professions related to health.

      Bargaining Unit, F

      Employees, other than professional employees, who provide health care and personal care, including, without limitation, employees who provide care for children.

      Bargaining Unit, G

      Category I peace officers

      Bargaining Unit, H

      Category II peace officers

      Bargaining Unit, I

      Category III peace officers

      Bargaining Unit, J

      Supervisory employees from all occupational groups

      Bargaining Unit, K