Culinary Academy Food Surplus

If you know anyone… The Culinary Academy has a huge surplus of available food that was made available through a number of very large anonymous charitable donations to the Academy. The program was originally established to provide emergency food assistance for displaced members of the Culinary Union. However, due to […]

ESEA Statement on EMRB / AB469

(Las Vegas, NV) —On December 7, 2020, the Employee-Management Relations Board (EMRB) rendered a decision regarding the placement of Education Support Professionals under AB469 from the 2017 Legislative Session.      “We are pleased with today’s decision by the EMRB,” said Jan Giles, President of ESEA. “This is an issue we’ve been […]

ESEA and Teamsters 14 Statement on Possible Layoffs

(Las Vegas, NV) — On November 19, 2020, the CCSD Board of Trustees discussed a request made by Trustee Garvey that would result in the layoff of 1,480 Education Support Professionals.  “It’s absolutely shameful that Trustee Garvey’s proposal comes just a day after Education Support Professionals Day was celebrated, and […]

Behavioral Healthcare Options (BHO) /Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Join Behavioral Healthcare Options (BHO) for an upcoming 15-minute orientation to learn more about the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to you. https://optum.webex.com/optum/j.php?MTID=m85829bddd9d84240f4fbb893eea55eda Please note: RSVP is NOT required. Click on the link above when it’s time to join the presentation.

ESEA STATEMENT ON LAUNCH OF T.I.E.S.

On September 14, 2020, the Nevada Department of Education and the THT Health (formally Teachers Health Trust) announced the Statewide launch of the Task Force Initiative for Educator’s Safety & Screening (T.I.E.S.) The Education Support Employees Association (ESEA) has received numerous calls and emails about this new COVID testing program, […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Department of Labor’s (Department) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave […]