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Culinary union announces tentative agreement with Tropicana

The Culinary union and the Tropicana have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year collective bargaining agreement.

Representatives of Culinary Local 226 announced late Tuesday that a deal had been struck for about 730 workers at the property operated by Wyomissing, Pennsylvania-based regional giant Penn National Gaming. Officials said a ratification vote has not yet been scheduled.

Terms of the tentative agreement were not disclosed.

A spokeswoman for the union tweeted the information just after 9 p.m., adding that negotiations were scheduled Wednesday for Margaritaville, a restaurant and casino within the Flamingo, and on Friday for Binion’s and Four Queens in downtown Las Vegas.

Informational pickets are tentatively scheduled Friday morning and afternoon at the D Las Vegas and Margaritaville.

Contact Richard N. Velotta at rvelotta@reviewjournal.com or 702-477-3893. Follow @RickVelotta on Twitter.

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