The Teamsters Union set up picket lines at the SLS Las Vegas on Wednesday, complaining the hotel-casino is not allowing its valet parking attendants to form a union.
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Some 5,342 union employees who work at Clark County will receive retroactive 2 percent raises, a $4.48 million expense to the county.
In the past few weeks, the Culinary and Bartenders unions have authorized a strike, signed up thousands of workers for strike benefits and spent hours picketing in front of 10 downtown Las Vegas casinos.
The Culinary and Bartenders unions reached a five-year contract agreement with the Golden Nugget on Wednesday, the first settlement after a more than a year-and-a-half of negotiations with several downtown casinos.
Culinary and Bartenders union workers plan to picket at 10 downtown Las Vegas casinos this weekend.
Members of the Culinary and Bartenders unions voted Thursday to authorize a strike at 10 downtown Las Vegas casinos and two other properties, though they have not determined when strikes could begin. The authorization comes after a more than a year-and-a-half of negotiation with the casinos, said Culinary Local 226 spokeswoman Bethany Khan.
A U.S. District Court judge has issued a notice of settlement on a $3.85 million class-action lawsuit brought by 13 Bell Transportation limousine drivers for unpaid wages and improperly withheld pay.
On the heels of agreements with most other Caesars Entertainment properties, hundreds of workers at The Quad have agreed to join the Culinary and Bartenders unions.
Culinary Workers Local 226 and Bartenders Local 165 reached new five-year contracts with the Riviera and Treasure Island casino properties. The contracts replace agreements that expired last June if ratified by the workers.
The Tropicana said Thursday it reached tentative agreement on a new five-year labor contract with Culinary Local 226 and Bartenders Local 165, covering some 650 nongaming employees at the Strip resort.
Members of a powerful Las Vegas hotel union are planning a vote next month that could empower organizers to call for a strike. The Culinary union is negotiating over contracts that cover about 10,000 Las Vegas workers.
Members of the powerful Culinary union have voted to end contract extensions for several downtown and independent casinos.
Dealers at Paris Las Vegas, Bally’s and Harrah’s voted 342 to 27 late Tuesday to approve the five-year deal, which retains grievance procedures, seniority rule and paid time off, among other issues, according to a union official.
Some 13,000 Caesars Entertainment Corp. resort employees covered by Culinary Workers Local 226 overwhelmingly approved a new five-year contract between the union and casino company Tuesday.
Clark County and the union representing some 3,000 employees at University Medical Center have reached a proposed contract that gives workers three cost-of-living increases that will total a combined 5.5 percent during the next two years.
Culinary Local 226 members, who’ve been forced to stand outside in long lines in cold weather to re-enroll in their health insurance programs, now have an extension and a new venue.
In the world of major-league drag racing, three top women in this weekend’s National Hot Rod Association event in Las Vegas have forged unique marketing strategies and branding images to compete both on the track and in the high-stakes off-speedway competition for sponsors and fans.
The city’s largest and most powerful hospitality union had planned to protest weekly in front of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in an effort to gain a contract with the luxury hotel. But, after several members of the Culinary Union were caught on video verbally abusing Strip visitors, those protests were put on hold for the rest of the month.
The Culinary Union has taken is its contract negotiations on the Strip to Wall Street.
A U.S. District Court judge in Las Vegas has ruled that more than 7,000 current and former Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas employees can participate in a wage and overtime lawsuit filed in May 2012.
WASHINGTON — With Thomas Perez now confirmed as head of the Labor Department, the agency is expected to unleash a flurry of new regulations that have been bottled up for months — a prospect that has business leaders worried and labor advocates cheering.
The Culinary union is becoming more aggressive in its campaign to unionize The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
A recent Las Vegas transplant has found herself smack in the middle of the bitter, long-standing labor dispute between Station Casinos and Culinary Workers Local 226 as she looks to host the 2013 National Nurses Health Institute.