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June 30, 2015

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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 ...
Valet union protests at SLS Las Vegas over complaints
Valet union protests at SLS Las Vegas over complaints
Monday, May 11, 2015
The union representing Las Vegas valet workers is protesting what it says is unfair treatment at the SLS Las Vegas on the Strip. Teamsters Local 986 said the group and supporters ...
Unions support PERS overhaul bill they call ‘reasonable’
Monday, May 11, 2015
Unions that fought against an overhaul of the Nevada Public Employees Retirement System earlier in the legislative session are getting behind another bill they say is more moderate and doesn't "blow up" the system. The Nevada State Education Association teacher's union joined ...
Analysis: Judge’s ruling that blocks Allegiant pilots from striking isn’t a surprise
Analysis: Judge’s ruling that blocks Allegiant pilots from striking isn’t a surprise
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Analysis:
Airline pilots face more barriers than almost any other set of U.S. workers to legally go on strike, experts say, and such walkouts rarely occur. One lasted just minutes before ...
Allegiant, Teamsters fighting over executive pay
Allegiant, Teamsters fighting over executive pay
Thursday, April 30, 2015
The union, which owns a miniscule portion of Allegiant’s stock, is pushing back against the Las Vegas-based discount airline’s $8.5 million payout to former president and chief operating officer Andrew Levy following his resignation ...
Photo: A flyer for the May Day rally in Spanish.
Activists preparing for May Day march
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Demonstrators plan to hold a May Day rally Friday in downtown Las Vegas to honor the working class and call attention to a collection of minority issues ranging from immigration reform to the country's intensifying tension between police and communities of color ...
Allegiant Air’s flight dispatchers sever ties with Teamsters
Allegiant Air’s flight dispatchers sever ties with Teamsters
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Allegiant Air’s flight dispatchers have severed ties with the Teamsters, amid a legal battle between the union and the airline over a threatened pilots strike ...
Allegiant pilots say pay raise hardly a goodwill gesture in labor dispute
Allegiant pilots say pay raise hardly a goodwill gesture in labor dispute
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
With Allegiant Air pilots threatening to go on strike, top boss Maurice “Maury” Gallagher seems to be trying one method to keep them happy and in the cockpit: a pay raise ...
Panel reviews bill to change retirement plan for public workers
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
A Republican-backed bill that would significantly change the Nevada Public Employees' Retirement System got a closer review Wednesday from a legislative money committee, as rooms nearly full of opponents looked on. The Assembly Ways and Means Committee combed ...

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