Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 | 1:46 p.m.
A massive protest slated Saturday in downtown Las Vegas stems, in part, from demands by the Culinary Union for a 15-cent increase to workers' health and pension funds. The Sun obtained a letter in which one downtown casino urges its employees to question Local 226 about the tactic of staging a major protest because it could hurt their own pocketbooks by scaring tip-paying customers away. “Maybe you should ask the Union to compensate the tipped employees for their losses,” the letter says. The casino says an increase in pension and health contributions is “a lot of money to properties such ...
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