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October 18, 2017

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Unions and labor

Workshops aim to educate undocumented Nevadans about their rights in wake of DACA decision
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Last week’s announcement to phase out the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals program by 2019 doesn’t leave people losing their temporary status without civil rights
Culinary backs efforts to extend temporary-status immigration program
Friday, July 21, 2017
The Culinary Union on Friday echoed 26 U.S. senators in asking federal government officials to extend temporary protected status, a safeguard program for ...
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'Everybody's gotta watch': De Niro’s Rothstein quoted in opinion on MGM security guards
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
A District of Columbia Circuit Court judge quoted Sam “Ace” Rothstein, Robert De Niro’s character in “Casino,” in an opinion released Tuesday that found security technicians at Bellagio and the Mirage cannot be represented by the International Union of Operating Engineers Local (IUOE) 501.
Dues, legislation drive teachers union skirmish
Dues, legislation drive teachers union skirmish
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Differences over money and policy are putting the teachers’ union for Nevada’s biggest school district at odds with its state and national affiliate. ...
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Culinary Health Center opens today in east valley
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Members of the Culinary Union will receive a shot in the arm and a whole lot more with Thursday’s opening of a one-stop shop for their medical needs in east Las Vegas. ...
Union: State workers' share of budget is 'punch in the stomach'
Union: State workers' share of budget is 'punch in the stomach'
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Gov. Brian Sandoval drew the quiet ire of state workers Wednesday for dragging his feet on an additional 1-percent pay increase, bringing the annual total to ...
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Advocates urge Sandoval to sign insulin prices bill
Thursday, June 1, 2017
The governor is considering a bill on insulin price transparency while supporters push him to sign the measure. ...
Thousands expected to join union march on the Strip today
Monday, May 1, 2017
A large-scale, multi-union march is set for Las Vegas today in association with May Day. The May Day March Coalition, made up of more than a dozen unions and advocacy groups, will take part in the event, demonstrating support for worker and ...
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Deal sets stage for Palace Station workers to unionize
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
In a rare agreement, signed Monday, Station Casinos has agreed to stop fighting the attempt by Culinary Workers Union Local 226 to unionize Palace Station. The agreement was reached after federal officials looked into allegations that Station had violated ...
Union membership in Nevada drops sharply
Union membership in Nevada drops sharply
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Union membership in Nevada dropped last year to its lowest level since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began collecting data in 1989, according to statistics released last week by the federal government. ...
After dozens of lawsuits over many years, strippers still fighting for employee status
After dozens of lawsuits over many years, strippers still fighting for employee status
Monday, February 20, 2017
A federal judge has given preliminary approval for a $6.5 million settlement in lawsuits against 64 of the 132 strip clubs owned by Déjà Vu Consulting Inc. nationwide. But despite the likelihood of the federal labor settlement, compensation for local strippers may not change ...
Trump hotel reaches union contract with workers in Las Vegas
Trump hotel reaches union contract with workers in Las Vegas
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Workers at the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas reached a contract with management after pushing for negotiations for a year, while management at a Trump hotel in ...
U.S. court blocks overtime expansion pay rule for 4 million
U.S. court blocks overtime expansion pay rule for 4 million
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
A federal court on Tuesday blocked implementation of a rule imposed by President Barack Obama's administration that would have made an estimated 4 million more higher-earning workers across the country eligible for ...
Las Vegas council OKs new contract with firefighter union
Las Vegas council OKs new contract with firefighter union
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
After a months-long negotiation process, firefighters working for the city of Las Vegas finally have a new contract that includes cost-of-living wage increases ...
Beating Trump is personal, not just political, for unions
Beating Trump is personal, not just political, for unions
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Hillary Clinton has inched ahead in battleground Nevada polls not just because of what she’s done, but because of whom Republican Donald Trump has ...