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.

John Lewis     President

Wendy Leonard   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.

Samantha Beebe     President

Phone:   775 328-6164

Christina Sheppard   Vice-President

Phone:  775 284-2750

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 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or national origin in the activities
and/or services which it provides. EOE

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