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August 25, 2016

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Unions and labor

Photo: Exterior view of the NV Energy building Monday, Oc
Union opposes NV Energy breakup, Reid backs it, and utility claims to be neutral
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Politics:
NV Energy reaffirmed its plans Tuesday to remain neutral on a ballot measure that would start a multiyear process of ending the company’s regulated monopoly on supplying electricity. Later in the day, organized labor confirmed plans to oppose the measure, while Sen. Harry Reid voiced ...
Board rejects Trump's challenge to Las Vegas hotel unionization effort
Board rejects Trump's challenge to Las Vegas hotel unionization effort
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Workers at Republican Donald Trump's Las Vegas hotel scored a victory in their effort to unionize, although it could still be a long time before ...
Allegiant pilots OK contract after long fight with airline
Allegiant pilots OK contract after long fight with airline
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Allegiant Air pilots ratified a new contract after a fight during which the union accused the low-fare carrier of taking safety shortcuts. Teamsters Local 1224 said Thursday that the five-year contract includes ...
Palms workers petition to keep jobs; new owner says they will
Palms workers petition to keep jobs; new owner says they will
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Hundreds of Palms employees have signed a petition to retain their jobs, seniority and benefits when Station Casinos takes over the resort, the Culinary Union ...
Photo: Culinary Workers Union 226 members hold a protest
Unions to rally outside Trump hotel in ongoing labor dispute
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Members of two large unions are planning to rally outside of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's Las Vegas hotel as part of an ongoing labor dispute. Organizers say they expect thousands ...
Clinton: ‘When unions are strong, America is strong’
Clinton: ‘When unions are strong, America is strong’
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton advocated for expanding unions, Social Security and employee rights as she spoke to nearly 4,000 union workers at …
Photo: Shari Schugar, a cocktail server at the Tropicana
Union authorizes July strike against 5 Atlantic City casinos
Friday, June 17, 2016
Atlantic City's casino workers say they'll go on strike against five of the city's eight casinos on July 1 if a contract isn't reached by ...
Union: New Las Vegas airport tower must be remodeled before opening
Union: New Las Vegas airport tower must be remodeled before opening
Monday, June 6, 2016
Two state-of-the-art airport towers due to go into operation this fall in San Francisco and Las Vegas are designed for electronic tracking of planes as ...
Photo: Mary Kay Henry, left, president of the Service Emp
2 big labor unions share efforts to gain power and scale
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
The leaders of two of the nation’s biggest, most powerful labor unions — the Service Employees International Union and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees — are completing a plan that calls for unusually close cooperation in political campaigning, organizing and bargaining in …
Workers rally for union contract outside Trump International Hotel
Workers rally for union contract outside Trump International Hotel
Thursday, April 21, 2016
A protest by the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 outside the Trump International Hotel went on fairly quietly for about an hour Thursday evening. Then the clock struck 6 p.m. Demonstrators ...
March on Strip urges Trump to negotiate with hotel workers
Thursday, April 21, 2016
The Culinary Union is organizing a march down the Las Vegas Strip to urge Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to negotiate a contract with workers at his hotel. Organizers said they expected more than ...
Unions certified to represent workers at Trump International Hotel
Unions certified to represent workers at Trump International Hotel
Monday, April 4, 2016
A federal labor official has certified the Culinary and Bartenders unions as the legal collective bargaining representatives at the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas, per a recent decision that ...
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Culinary Union leads protest at Palms to promote its cause
Friday, March 18, 2016
Hundreds of Culinary Union workers lined up on Flamingo Road in front of the Palms Friday evening to demand a “fair process” to unionizing at the resort. The smiling protesters clad in red marched, danced and shouted in unison ...
Photo: The Culinary Workers Union 226 members hold a prot
Trump International faces April hearing over labor complaint
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Donald Trump’s Las Vegas hotel is the subject of a recent federal complaint alleging that the hotel broke the law by promising job opportunities to workers who ditched their support of ...
Protesters demonstrate at Trump International on GOP caucus night
Protesters demonstrate at Trump International on GOP caucus night
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Donald Trump walked out the front entrance of his Las Vegas hotel Tuesday evening and waved to onlookers as he stepped inside a black SUV, paying no attention to the union protesters marching along the street nearby. Trump was clearly more concerned with ...