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August 30, 2014

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Photo: Culinary and Bartenders union members with Station
1,500 rally in latest Culinary effort to pressure Station
Friday, August 29, 2014
Las Vegas casino workers, faith leaders and others marched to a rally at Boulder Station today in protest of what they described as unfair labor practices from Station Casinos. The demonstrators called on Station to ...
Transport Workers Union gets behind margin tax
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A union representing 2,000 casinos employees is throwing its support behind the Education Initiative, also known as the margin tax. The endorsement from the ...
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Very happy meals: Program provides summer relief for needy kids
Thursday, August 7, 2014
HEALTH AND NUTRITION:
For kids who receive free or reduced-price meals at school, summer can mean days of missed meals and weeks of hunger. Parents sometimes struggle to find money or time to provide their children with the meals they eat at school But thanks to a program supported by the federal government, help is ...
Family Services workers cite concerns about safety, caseloads
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Employees in the department responsible for Clark County’s foster care system are calling for changes because of safety concerns and excessive caseloads. Three employees of the...
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Las Vegas city manager gets raise to $220,000
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Las Vegas City Manager Betsy Fretwell will get a 10 percent annual pay raise to about $220,000, after the City Council rejected a proposal for a 30 percent hike. By a vote of 4-3, the council decided...
State will gather opinions about minimum wage in Friday workshop
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
labor:
The session will be held at 9 a.m. Friday at 555 E. Washington Avenue, Room 2450, in Las Vegas and at the office of the state Gaming Control Board in Carson City ...
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Philadelphia commuter rail workers go on strike
Friday, June 13, 2014
Four hundred workers at a Philadelphia-area regional rail system went on strike Saturday morning, shutting down 13 train lines that carry commuters to the suburbs and ...
Unions reach deal with Golden Gate, averting strike
Unions reach deal with Golden Gate, averting strike
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Union workers and the Golden Gate reached a contract deal in the final hours today, avoiding a strike and concluding yearlong negotiations. The Culinary and Bartenders unions reached a tentative agreement for ...
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Time is money in class-action suit
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Courts will have to sort out archaic and ambiguous laws regulating overtime pay.
Four Queens, Binions set tentative deal with unions
Four Queens, Binions set tentative deal with unions
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Plaza, Las Vegas Club and Golden Gate have yet to make deal; potential for strike still looms
Under the threat of a strike, the Four Queens Hotel and Binion’s Gambling Hall have reached a tentative agreement with the Culinary and Bartenders unions ...
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The D settles with unions; 5 downtown casinos face prospect of strike
Friday, May 30, 2014
Negotiators for the Culinary and Bartenders unions and the D Las Vegas reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract today, leaving five downtown casinos still facing a strike by union workers this weekend. News of the agreement with the D was announced on the unions' website. The settlement contains the same key elements as earlier announced deals with the...
El Cortez agrees to terms with union workers; strike still possible at six downtown casinos
El Cortez agrees to terms with union workers; strike still possible at six downtown casinos
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Culinary said about 1,200 more restaurant workers, hotel housekeepers, cocktail servers, bartenders and other members remained without contracts at ...
Union workers reach agreement with two more downtown casinos as strike date nears
Union workers reach agreement with two more downtown casinos as strike date nears
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
The Culinary and Bartenders Unions announced negotiators for the unions have reached a tentative agreement with Boyd Gaming for new 5-year contracts with the ...
Unions call for June 1 strike at nine downtown casinos
Unions call for June 1 strike at nine downtown casinos
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
In a news released posted today, the Culinary and Bartenders Unions said its restaurant workers, hotel housekeepers, cocktail servers, bartenders and other members would walk off the job at 5 a.m. June 1 and start …
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Union renews threat of strikes at 9 downtown casinos
Monday, May 19, 2014
The Culinary and Bartenders unions in Las Vegas have issued another warning that they're prepared to launch a strike at downtown casinos if a contract isn't reached. Union officials said Monday that no date is set for the potential strikes, but a majority of the 3,000 union members at nine casinos along the Fremont Street Experience have signed up for strike benefits and picket line shifts. Contracts at the casinos...

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