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Local governments win arbitration ruling eliminating longevity pay for some union employees
Local governments win arbitration ruling eliminating longevity pay for some union employees
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Local governments across the valley scored a major victory in the ongoing controversy over employee pay when an arbitrator sided with ...
Culinary Union rallies outside Trump hotel near the Strip
Culinary Union rallies outside Trump hotel near the Strip
Friday, August 21, 2015
Several hundred members of the Culinary Union, joined by members of organized labor, clergy and activists, rallied outside the Trump International Hotel Las Vegas on ...
Clinton, Sanders, O’Malley hope to win labor support in Las Vegas
Monday, August 17, 2015
POLITICS:
Democrat candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley will try to win over the Nevada AFL-CIO this week during two days of ...
CCSD teachers rally over pay, flood School Board meeting
CCSD teachers rally over pay, flood School Board meeting
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Teachers swarmed the Clark County School Board meeting Thursday demanding the school district reverse its decision to sacrifice employee pay increases to help fill ...
Culinary Union targets bank’s ownership stake in Station Casinos
Culinary Union targets bank’s ownership stake in Station Casinos
Monday, July 13, 2015
The Culinary Union’s latest attempt to exert pressure on Station Casinos seeks to bring a complex international finance scandal before ...
Clark County union impasse nearing end; sticking point is money
Clark County union impasse nearing end; sticking point is money
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Over the past two years, the union and county management have worked to find common ground on almost every issue but money. While the size of annual pay raises and the length of a new contract were major points of ...
Hiking the minimum wage: What would it mean for Nevada?
Hiking the minimum wage: What would it mean for Nevada?
Monday, July 6, 2015
Though the unions say they remain undecided about whether to pursue a minimum wage initiative, state Sen. Tick Segerblom, who sponsored the state constitutional amendment to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, said he wouldn’t ...
Culinary Union comes out swinging against planned fountain at UFC headquarters
Culinary Union comes out swinging against planned fountain at UFC headquarters
Friday, July 3, 2015
labor:
A long-running and bitter feud between two of the valley's most politically powerful entities has resurfaced in efforts to halt a proposed water fountain at ...
Laid-off NLV employees lose state Supreme Court case
Laid-off NLV employees lose state Supreme Court case
Friday, June 19, 2015
The Nevada Supreme Court rejected Friday the appeal of 19 North Las Vegas city employees who were laid off when the city decided to ...
School district workers to decide between 2 feuding unions
Friday, June 12, 2015
An election will be held in November to settle a feud between two unions that want to represent thousands of Clark County School District workers. The Nevada Employee-Management Relations Board has ordered ballots to be mailed to ...
Photo: Allegiant Air pilots picket in front of the Allegi
Teamsters consider appeal of ruling in Allegiant Air dispute
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
The Teamsters are considering whether to appeal a ruling by a federal court that would allow Allegiant Air to change work rules for pilots, a union spokeswoman said Tuesday. Three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said ...
Allegiant pilots appeal court order barring strike
Allegiant pilots appeal court order barring strike
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Allegiant Air pilots have appealed a judge’s ruling that they did not have a legal right to walk off the job when they tried to go on strike in ...
Las Vegas Strip taxis to remain parked to protest Uber
Las Vegas Strip taxis to remain parked to protest Uber
Thursday, May 28, 2015
A labor union says several hundred taxi drivers will be protesting ride-sharing company Uber on Friday afternoon rather than looking for fares on the Las Vegas Strip. A union representing drivers for the Yellow ...
Teamsters picket outside SLS Las Vegas for valet workers
Teamsters picket outside SLS Las Vegas for valet workers
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A union representing valet workers is calling its latest protest against SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino a strike although none of the hotel's workers are on the picket line. Teamsters Local 986 said ...
Metro captain gets job back — with back pay — after rock star helicopter tour
Metro captain gets job back — with back pay — after rock star helicopter tour
Friday, May 15, 2015
A Nevada agency's ruling says a former Metro Police captain who resigned rather than be demoted for helping a Guns N' Roses guitarist use the department's helicopter for an elaborate wedding proposal ...

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