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May 3, 2015

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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 ...
No strike as Allegiant Air, pilots return to court next week
No strike as Allegiant Air, pilots return to court next week
Friday, April 10, 2015
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The threatened strike by Allegiant Air pilots, tabled last week by a federal judge, was again put on hold as the union and management tangle in court. Teamsters Local 1224 agreed ...
Unions oppose bill that would bar managers from joining
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
In a week full of bills that have Nevada unions crying foul, an Assembly committee has passed an amended version of a bill that would dramatically change ...
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Why Las Vegas’ police union fight matters to Nevada labor
Friday, April 3, 2015
As Nevada’s labor groups battle a flurry of bills aiming to weaken collective bargaining, political strife within the state’s most powerful police union threatens the group’s chances at ...
Photo: Chris Collins, executive director of Las Vegas Pol
Embattled head of police union says he’ll fight for job
Thursday, April 2, 2015
The head of Nevada’s most powerful police union said he is being dismissed unfairly by the group’s board members because they’re worried about losing their jobs to a contentious collective bargaining bill. Chris Collins, who kept silent this week after ...
Labor scorecard: Open season on unions persists in the Legislature
Labor scorecard: Open season on unions persists in the Legislature
Thursday, April 2, 2015
The GOP has more than 30 bills seeking to reform collective bargaining, prevailing wage, health benefits, workers compensation and other laws rebuked by organized labor as ...
Court issues order blocking Allegiant pilot strike
Court issues order blocking Allegiant pilot strike
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
A federal judge has tabled a short-lived effort by Allegiant Air pilots to go on strike, an attempted escalation in a lengthy labor dispute that would have grounded ...
These are the industries where Nevada’s undocumented immigrants work
These are the industries where Nevada’s undocumented immigrants work
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Undocumented workers were more likely to have white-collar jobs in 2012 than they did before the recent economic downturn, a new study from the Pew Research Center reveals ...
Culinary, Bartenders unions reach tentative deal with MGM Grand
Culinary, Bartenders unions reach tentative deal with MGM Grand
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The Culinary and Bartenders Unions have reached a tentative agreement with the MGM Grand for a four-year contract renewal. The new contract will cover approximately 4,000 members of ...
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Sides square off over bill to slash public union power
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
In what unions are slamming as an Armageddon for workers, legislative Republicans today vetted a bill that would weaken collective bargaining for police, firefighters, teachers and other local government employees. A panel of state lawmakers ...
Union rally offers glimpse into 2016 election battles
Union rally offers glimpse into 2016 election battles
Thursday, March 12, 2015
About 150 pro-union protesters gathered in front of the Capitol and Legislature Thursday afternoon to denounce Republican-backed legislation they say aims at ...

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