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November 16, 2018

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Unions and labor

Culinary workers urge protection for immigrants under federal programs
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
With the future of immigrants under two federal relief programs in limbo, about 200 union workers in Las Vegas met today with Democratic political candidates and federal lawmakers, urging them to ...
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Unionized workers, Treasure Island reach tentative contract
Monday, October 15, 2018
Unionized workers have reached a tentative labor agreement with the Treasure Island casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The Culinary Union says the five-year deal covers 1,500 workers, including housekeepers, bartenders, cocktail servers and others ...
Culinary Union to host citizenship fair in Las Vegas
Culinary Union to host citizenship fair in Las Vegas
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
The union representing thousands of casino workers in Nevada is hosting an event to provide people information on how to apply for U.S. citizenship ...
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Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Casinos in Las Vegas and unionized workers continue to reach labor agreements two months after thousands of housekeepers, bartenders and others threatened to go on strike. Members of the Culinary Union on Monday reached a tentative deal with Four Queens and ...
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5-year labor deal reached between union, 2 Las Vegas casinos
Monday, July 16, 2018
Two casinos in downtown Las Vegas reached a tentative labor agreement with unionized bartenders, food and cocktail servers and other workers over the weekend. The Culinary Union says the five-year deal covers more than ...
Off-Strip Westgate casino, union reach tentative labor deal
Off-Strip Westgate casino, union reach tentative labor deal
Friday, July 13, 2018
Unionized workers in Las Vegas have reached a tentative labor agreement with the Westgate casino-resort a week after guests and others encountered picket lines outside ...
Union: Workers reach tentative labor deal with Stratosphere
Union: Workers reach tentative labor deal with Stratosphere
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
A union representing more than 1,000 workers at the Stratosphere announced today it reached a tentative labor agreement with the property's operator Golden Entertainment. The ...
Unionized MGM Resorts workers ratify new five-year contract
Unionized MGM Resorts workers ratify new five-year contract
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International, including Bellagio, Aria and Mandalay Bay, approved a new five-year contract ...
Culinary: Tentative deal reached with MGM on 5-year contract
Culinary: Tentative deal reached with MGM on 5-year contract
Sunday, June 3, 2018
The contract covers 24,000 employees at 10 Las Vegas Strip properties and would end the union’s threats to strike if a deal wasn’t ...
Union: Tentative labor deal struck with Caesars
Union: Tentative labor deal struck with Caesars
Friday, June 1, 2018
Negotiators have reached a tentative labor agreement that would cover about a quarter of the 50,000 hotel and casino workers who are threatening to strike in Las Vegas. The Culinary Workers Union Local 226 on Friday said ...
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'It’s in nobody’s interest': Scholars say impact of a strike would bleed into local economy
Thursday, May 31, 2018
If 50,000 Culinary Union workers in Las Vegas follow through on a proposed strike starting Friday, the economic impact would extend far beyond the 34 affected Strip and downtown resorts, scholars said Wednesday. UNLV’s Stephen Miller, director of the school’s Center for Business and Economic Research, said ...
Union: Strike would cost casinos over $300 million in first month
Union: Strike would cost casinos over $300 million in first month
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
A threatened strike by 50,000 members of the Culinary Workers Union in Las Vegas starting Friday would cost 34 casinos on the Strip and downtown more than $300 million in ...
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Casino workers OK strike that may hobble Las Vegas resorts
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted Tuesday to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous resorts ...
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Scholars: Vote to strike by Culinary Union doesn’t mean stoppage is imminent
Sunday, May 20, 2018
The Culinary Union this week will conduct its first citywide strike vote in more than 15 years, but a vote to strike by a majority of 50,000 hospitality workers doesn’t necessarily mean a crippling walkout is imminent at dozens of Las Vegas casinos and hotels.
‘Courage to step up’: How Carlos Santana, labor icon joined forces on new documentary
‘Courage to step up’: How Carlos Santana, labor icon joined forces on new documentary
Friday, May 18, 2018
Dolores Huerta was never into publicizing her achievements until she was approached by Las Vegas House of Blues resident Carlos Santana, who pitched the idea of making a ...