Labor Relations


Washoe County has 11 labor units representing employees in the workforce. The Labor Relations Division of Human Resources is responsible for:
  • Negotiating contracts between the County and the Labor Units
  • Maintaining positive Management-Labor relations between the County and its employees
  • Providing support for departments to resolve employee conflict
  • Representing the County in grievance and arbitration hearings
  • Interpreting contract language  
  • NRS 288 - Recognition of and Negotiation with Employee Organizations 

Labor Associations


The Washoe County Employees Association represents both supervisory and non-supervisory employees.

Justin Norton     President

Don Gil   Labor Representative

Phone:     775 329-9750

Fax:         775 329-1724


WCEA Non-Supervisory Contract 2019-2022

WCEA Supervisory Contract 2019-2022

WCEA Job Families


The Washoe County Sheriff's Deputies Association represents non-supervisory Sheriff Deputies.

Jason Lesher          President

Phone:        775 412-8780

Joe Digesti     Operations Vice President

Brett Seegmiller     Detention Vice President


WCSDA Non-Supervisory Contract 2019-2022

WCSDA Twelve Hour Workday Agreement 2009


The Washoe County Sheriff's Supervisory Deputies Association represents supervisory Sheriff Deputies.

Tim Ross    President

WCSSDA Supervisory Contract 2019-2022


The Washoe County Nurses' Association represents both supervisory and non-supervisory employees in nursing classifications.

Tasha Pascal   President

Phone:   775 785-4787 

Christine Ballew   Vice-President

Phone:  775 328-6162

WCNA Non-Supervisory Contract 2019-2022

WCNA Supervisory Contract 2019-2022


The Washoe County Public Attorney's Association represents District Attorneys and Public Defenders. 

Jay Slocum     President

Phone:         775 337-4840

WCPAA Contract 2019-2022


The Washoe County District Attorney Investigators' Association represents supervisory and non-supervisory District Attorney Investigators.

Joel Reynolds    President

Phone:    775 321-4306

JJ Stallings        Vice President

Phone:    775 321 4322

WCDAIA Non-Supervisory Contract 2019-2022

WCDAIA Supervisory Contract 2019-2022

   Truckee Meadows Protection District

The Truckee Meadows Fighters Association, IAFF Local 2487 represents both full time management Chief Officers and non-management firefighters.

Josh Kutz     President

Clint Hayes      Vice-President

Phone:  (775) 849-1117

Address:  18124 Wedge Pkwy, Ste. L143, Reno, NV 89511

Truckee Meadows Fire Fighters Association, IAFF Local 2487

TMFPD Fire Fighters Contract 2019-2022

SFPD Fire Fighters FLSA Agreement

 Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Chief Officers Association

TMFPD Chief Officers Contract 2019-2022

Washoe County is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce that creates a sense of belonging for all employees and citizens, thereby encouraging persons from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for employment. 


Washoe County will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job levels without regard to race, religion or belief, gender, marital status or domestic partnership, familial status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information (GINA), veteran status, political affiliation, membership in an employee association or union or any other protected class under applicable federal or state law.

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