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Teachers Health Trust

Clark County School District agrees to assist THT Health to keep educators' medical coverage afloat

The financially beleaguered nonprofit health plan for Clark County licensed educators is getting a boost from the Clark County School District, which will put forward a roughly $35 million prepayment to ensure continued medical coverage, the Clark County Education Association and district officials announced Monday.

Union member stands holding flag

Presidential hopefuls cite labor in opposition to Medicare for all, but what do Nevada’s unions want?

The Culinary Health Center lies within an unremarkable building on an unremarkable block in East Las Vegas. But the clinic’s beige exterior belies its well-appointed interior — a granite, concierge-style reception desk where patients are greeted, tiled columns, wood paneled ceilings, modern globe light fixtures and wall decorations shimmering with gold-colored threads. If Culinary workers spend their days laboring in some of the most glitzy casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, their union wanted them to have an equally as pleasant aesthetic experience while receiving their health care, union officials have said.

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