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Golden Nugget becomes first downtown casino to reach new pact with unions
Golden Nugget becomes first downtown casino to reach new pact with unions
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Culinary and Bartenders unions announced Wednesday that they'd agreed with the Golden Nugget on a five-year contract. The agreement is the first ...
Labor deals pull North Las Vegas from 'brink of despair'
Labor deals pull North Las Vegas from 'brink of despair'
Thursday, April 10, 2014
North Las Vegas has reached agreements with the last of its employee unions today that will help the city balance its budget and avoid a takeover by ...
GM auto workers vote to allow strike in Kentucky
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Workers at the General Motors plant in Kentucky that assembles Corvettes voted Tuesday to authorize a strike over lingering safety concerns, but a local union leader said he hopes the differences can be resolved without ...
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Culinary workers to picket downtown casinos Saturday
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Unions:
Culinary Workers Union Local 226 members will be on the picket line this weekend to voice their dissatisfaction over the lack of new contracts with 10 downtown casinos. The union, in a media advisory posted this evening on its website, said members would picket from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in downtown Las Vegas. Union members from Strip casinos will …
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Union says Northwestern not only college team in play
Friday, April 4, 2014
Tim Waters of the United Steelworkers would not disclose the players or their schools, saying it was too early to reveal who they are. But he said they reached out ...
NLV struggling to seal a deal with unions, setting back its fiscal goals
NLV struggling to seal a deal with unions, setting back its fiscal goals
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The city had hoped to reach a deal with its unions to close an $18 million deficit before it submitted its tentative budget for the upcoming fiscal year to the state on ...
Photo: In this Jan. 28, 2014, photo, Northwestern quarter
Northwestern to appeal players union ruling
Friday, March 28, 2014
Northwestern University on Friday criticized a federal agency's landmark ruling giving Wildcat football players the green light to form the nation's first college athletic union, also confirming that it will appeal. If it withstands an appeal, the dramatic decision this week by the regional director of the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago, Peter Ohr, could …
Workers at some downtown Las Vegas casinos vote to allow strike
Workers at some downtown Las Vegas casinos vote to allow strike
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Culinary Union Local 226 said its members at several downtown Las Vegas casinos have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike if bargaining doesn't yield a new ...
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Harry Reid: ‘Of course‘ NCAA athletes should have right to unionize
Thursday, March 27, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/dc-sports-bog/wp/2014/03/27/harry-reid-of-course-ncaa-athletes-should-have-right-to-unionize/
North Las Vegas still hopes unions will help bail city out of fiscal crisis
North Las Vegas still hopes unions will help bail city out of fiscal crisis
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Despite talk of severe layoffs and cuts to services, North Las Vegas officials insisted today a financial calamity still could be averted if a deal was struck with the city’s employee unions. But the window to reach agreements...
Unions gearing up for casino strike vote
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Members of the Culinary and Bartenders unions are set to vote later this week on whether to authorize a strike. The vote is set for...
Union workers considering strike at nearly all downtown casinos
Union workers considering strike at nearly all downtown casinos
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Las Vegas hotel workers are weighing whether to authorize their leaders to call a strike at nearly all downtown casinos and several...
Talk of a strike unlikely to gain traction
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Business:
The Culinary Union says its members will take a strike vote this month to prepare workers for the worst-case scenario against 16 casinos that have yet to sign contracts with some 10,000 workers.
Tropicana reaches labor deal with Culinary, bartenders unions
Tropicana reaches labor deal with Culinary, bartenders unions
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Two unions have agreed on a five-year contract with the Tropicana. The tentative agreement will cover about 650 hotel workers.
Metro union head: Were police jobs deliberately left empty to push for More Cops?
Metro union head: Were police jobs deliberately left empty to push for More Cops?
Monday, February 24, 2014
County Government:
If Chris Collins’ ruminations are true, Metro Police officials have deliberately left funded job vacancies unfilled for years as a tactic to push for the More Cops sales tax.

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