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Station Casinos appeals order to negotiate a union contract 2018-12-02 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Judge quashes threatened Reno trash collector strike, but court battle continues 2018-11-21 [Reno Gazette Jrnl]

Democrats’ midterm triumphs in Nevada would not have been possible without Culinary Workers Union Local 226 2018-11-18 [Dissent]

Nevada government employees making almost $20K more than average workers 2018-11-02 [ABC]

Unionized workers, Treasure Island reach tentative contract 2018-10-17 [Island Packet]

What does Unite HERE’s new contract have to do with robots? 2018-10-15 [Hack the Union]

Management overt lack of concern for employee health and safety puts non-union casino hotel workers at risk 2018-10-03 [Medical Xpress]

Las Vegas Casino Union Tells Nevada Gaming Control Board Female Workers Remain Unsafe 2018-09-09 [Casino Reports]

“Women in Las Vegas are not safe,” Gaming Control Board told 2018-09-07 [Current]

Burning Man Accused Of Poor Working Conditions, Anti-Union Activity 2018-08-29 [Magnetic Magazine]

CCSD, Teachers Union Reach Contract Agreement 2018-08-25 [NV PR]

Casino Workers Union to Host Citizenship Fair in Las Vegas 2018-08-23 [USNews]

IUF members spotlight company's serial human rights offenses at Coca-Cola flagship store in Las Vegas 2018-08-20 [IUF]

Union employees protest housing authority in Las Vegas 2018-08-09 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Pilots union asks judge to deny Allegiant’s request to block strike 2018-08-08 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Unionized workers to picket outside 2 Las Vegas casinos 2018-07-28 [NBC]

Sex workers speaking out against effort targeting brothels 2018-07-22 [The Times-Union]

Casino workers in Las Vegas continue weekly picketing 2018-07-21 [The Times-Union]

Station Casinos must negotiate with union, labor board says 2018-07-20 [The Sun-Journal]

Las Vegas union demands protection against automation 2018-07-12 [Heartland Institute]

Pilots for Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air authorize strike 2018-07-10 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Union workers picket in Las Vegas, worried about pay, security and robots taking their jobs 2018-07-08 [LATimes]

Union workers picket in Vegas, worried about pay, security and robots taking their jobs 2018-07-07 [HM Media]

Union workers reach tentative labor deal with Plaza hotel 2018-07-03 [Lexington Herald-Leader]

NV unions show how organized labor can flourish even after an adverse Supreme Court ruling 2018-06-29 [AP]

Unions Prove That Organized Labor Can Flourish After Facing Adversity 2018-06-29 [US News and World Report]

Caesars Entertainment union workers to vote on new contract 2018-06-14 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

War between NV teachers unions spills over into Democratic gubernatorial primary 2018-06-10 [Intercept]

Casino Workers in Las Vegas Are In All Readiness to Go For Strike As They Revolt Against Automation 2018-06-06 [Tech World Herald]

Union still in negotiations with independent Las Vegas casino resorts 2018-06-05 [Las Vegas NOW]

MGM, Culinary Union Reach 5-Year Deal as Vegas Avoids Strike 2018-06-05 [The Street]

Caesars Windsor Hotel and Casino, shut down during labor dispute, reaches agreement with union 2018-06-04 [ABC]

Las Vegas strike threat: union reaches tentative deal with MGM Resorts 2018-06-04 [Guardian]

Caesars Windsor workers to vote again Monday on ending strike 2018-06-04 [Detroit Free Press]

Caesars Workers Threatening Strike in Las Vegas Reach Deal 2018-06-03 [NBC]

Robots cannot beat us: Las Vegas casino workers prep for strike over automation 2018-06-03 [Guardian]

Vegas casinos face threat of 1st worker strike in 3 decades 2018-06-01 [Yahoo!]

Union reaches tentative deal with Caesars 2018-06-01 [CNBC]

50,000 Las Vegas workers set to strike, demand protection from robots 2018-06-01 [Digital Trends]

Vegas casinos face threat of 1st worker strike in 3 decades 2018-06-01 [Daily Mail]

Why 50,000 Las Vegas Workers Are on the Verge of Striking 2018-06-01 [In These Times]

Las Vegas casino workers prepare for 'citywide strike' after contracts expire 2018-06-01 [NBC News]

50,000 Las Vegas Workers Are Ready to Go on Strike Over Fears of Robots Taking Their Jobs 2018-06-01 [Gizmodo]

Vegas Strike Update: Negotiations Continue as Deadline Looms 2018-05-31 [Travel Agent Central]

Las Vegas: What happens here should not stay here 2018-05-30 [ETN]

Las Vegas unions vote yes on strike 2018-05-27 [Honolulu Star Advertiser]

Las Vegas strike could have far-reaching effect 2018-05-24 [Herald]

Tens of thousands of union workers in Las Vegas casinos vote to strike 2018-05-23 [SFGate]

Las Vegas casino workers vote to authorize strike 2018-05-23 [NBC]

Las Vegas casino workers to vote whether to go on strike 2018-05-22 [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

This month in labour history

1-12-1946 130,000 Oakland, USA workers go on general strike. [more]

1-12-1955 Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus, sparking the Montgomery bus boycott. [more]

4-12-1970 Cesar Chavez sentenced to 20 days in jail for not calling off United Farm Workers boycott of lettuce grower Bud Antle Inc. [more]

5-12-1955 The two main union federations in the USA merge to form the AFL-CIO, electing George Meany as president, [more]

6-12-1907 The worst mining disaster in American history occurs when an explosion in a Monongah mine in West Virginia kills 361 miners. [more]

7-12-1896 In Chicago, 11 activists found the National Union of Steam Engineers of America; the forerunner of International Union of Operating Engineers. [more]

8-12-1886 The American Federation of Labor (AFL) is founded by 26 craft unions. Samuel Gompers is elected president. [more]

8-12-2001 230 jailed teachers in Middletown Township, NJ, ordered freed after agreement to end 9day strike & enter mediation. [more]

8-12-1916 Bernice Fisher born. US civil rights activist, union organizer, original founder of Congress of Racial Equality. [more]

13-12-1924 Samuel Gompers, founder of the American Federation of Labor, dies. [more]

14-12-1995 Boeing machinists in the US win a pay rise and an imporved health plan after a 69 day strike. [more]

14-12-1852 American Socialist Daniel De Leon born. Trade union organiser, journalist and Marxist theoretician who died in 1914. [more]

19-12-1983 Greyhound bus strike ends when members of Amalgamated Transit Union ratify a contract that slashes wages & benefits by 15% [more]

19-12-1907 A group of 239 coal miners die during a mine explosion in Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania. [more]

21-12-1916 Emma Tenayuca, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]

21-12-1919 Emma Goldman is deported to Russia as part of a post-war crackdown on union and left-wing activists. [more]

23-12-1908 AFL officers are found in contempt of court for urging a labor boycott of Buck's Stove and Range Co. in St Louis. [more]

24-12-1913 Seventy three striking miners and their families die in a stampede at the Italian Hall in Calumet, Michigan, after an unknown man enters shouting 'Fire!' [more]

24-12-1913 The Italian Hall Disaster in Calumet, Michigan, results in the death of 73 Christmas party goers held by striking miners. [more]

25-12-1904 Philip Vera Cruz, labour leader & activist in Asian American civil rights movement, is born. Co-founder of United Farm Workers' Union. [more]

25-12-1910 Bomb destroys part of the Llewellyn Ironworks in Los Angeles where a bitter strike is ongoing. [more]

26-12-1877 First national convention of the Socialist Labor Party, the first Marxist party founded in the USA. [more]

27-12-1943 President Roosevelt seizes railroads to avoid a national strike. [more]

29-12-2006 More than 15,000 United Steel Workers members at 16 Goodyear Tire & Rubber plants end an 86-day strike, ratify three-year contract. [more]

30-12-1936 The most famous of the Depression-era "sit down" strikes in the US begins at GM's Fisher Body plant in Flint, Michigan. [more]

30-12-1936 The United Auto Workers union stages its first sit-down strike. [more]

30-12-1899 In the back room of Behrens’ cigar shop in Sedalia, Missiouri, US, 33 railroad clerks form Local Lodge Number 1 of the Order of the Railroad Clerks of America. [more]

31-12-1969 Murder of Joseph Yablonski, United Mine Workers labor leader, by killers hired by a union political opponent. [more]

31-12-1969 Rank-and-file UMWA activist Jock Yablonski is murdered along with his family by hitmen acting on the orders of union president. [more]