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July 28, 2014

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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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Bill to legalize mixed martial arts in New York likely to be knocked out by state assembly
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/mixed-martial-arts-bill-ko-ed-assembly-article-1.1791245#ixzz31iUrLi7k
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NLRB rules union wrongly pressured Paris-Las Vegas worker
Friday, May 9, 2014
A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled in favor of a Las Vegas casino restaurant worker who said she was threatened with the loss of benefits and seniority if she didn't …
Culinary ratifies Golden Nugget contract, but strike threat downtown persists
Culinary ratifies Golden Nugget contract, but strike threat downtown persists
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The Culinary Union ratified a contract with the Golden Nugget today but continues to threaten strikes if other downtown casinos don’t follow suit. It’s the first contract the union has ...
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 ...

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