Human Resources

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 2016-2018

WCEA Non-Supervisory Contract 2018-2019

WCEA Supervisory Contract 2016-2018

WCEA Supervisory Contract 2018-2019

WCEA Job Families


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

Cameron Wagner          President

Phone:        775 848-8835

Joe Digesti     Vice President

Phone:        775 848-8823


WCSDA Non-Supervisory Contract 2017-2019

WCSDA Twelve Hour Workday Agreement 2009


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

Bill Ames    President

Phone:   775 321-4948

WCSSDA Supervisory Contract 2016-2019


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

Julie Pomi     President

Phone:   772 328-2473

WCNA Non-Supervisory Contract 2016-2019

WCNA Supervisory Contract 2016-2019


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

Jay Slocum     President

Phone:         775 337-4840

WCPAA Contract 2016-2018

WCPAA Contract 2018-2019


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

Marcus Hodges     President

Phone:    775 321-4310

WCDAIA Non-Supervisory Contract 2016-2019

WCDAIA Supervisory Contract 2016-2019

   Truckee Meadows Protection District

Truckee Meadows Fire Fighters Association, IAFF Local 2487

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

Ian Satterfield     President

Ross Rytting      Vice-President

Phone:        775 849-1117

Address:  18124 Wedge Pkwy, Ste. L104, Reno, NV 89511

TMFPD Fire Fighters Contract 2014-2018

SFPD Fire Fighters FLSA Agreement

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Chief Officers Association

The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Chief Officers Association represents management personnel.

Sam Hicks   President

Phone:        775 453-8188

Address:  1001 E 9th Street, Bldg D, 2nd Floor

TMFPD Chief Officers Contract 2016-2019

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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