Carson City, NV - December 15, 2014
of Business and Industry Director Bruce Breslow today announced the appointment
of Shannon Chambers as Nevada Labor Commissioner. She will be based out of the Carson City
office and will assume the role December 29.
has 15 years of combined legal and administrative experience in public sector
employment. She has extensive knowledge
of state government and the legislative process, and a proven track record of
implementing positive organizational change.
most recently served as the chief financial officer of the Department of
Business and Industry. Previously, she was the deputy director of
administration for the Department. In
both roles, her duties included budget development and administration, and
personnel management for 13 divisions and the Director’s office. Prior to that,
she worked at the Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau.
legal experience includes working as a Senior Staff Attorney and Deputy
Attorney General for the State of California representing various agencies,
boards, and commissions in administrative, state, and federal courts, and
presiding over hearings and committees. She has also served as an
Administrative Law Judge presiding over and issuing decisions in personnel
She received her bachelor’s degree from the
University of Nevada Reno and a juris doctorate from Pepperdine University.
About the Office of the Labor
The Office of the Labor Commissioner is a
division of the Department of Business and Industry. The Labor Commissioner
strives to ensure that all workers are treated fairly under the law by
investigating complaints of non-payment of wages, State minimum wage, overtime,
and prevailing wage disputes. The office also monitors youth employment
standards, including work hours and safe, non-hazardous working conditions.
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