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Sisolak signs business liability and worker protection bill

The law’s worker protection provisions mirror a proposal put forth by the Culinary Union Local 226 in honor of Adolfo Fernandez, a Caesars Palace porter who died from COVID-19 complications in late June after casinos reopened following a three-month shutdown.

It requires health officials in Clark and Washoe counties to mandate that casinos, resorts and hotels offer testing and time off to employees exposed to coronavirus in the Reno and Las Vegas areas, and sets baseline cleaning standards for bars, hotel rooms, restrooms and elevators.

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