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Today's news - Nevada

Law requiring accommodation for pregnant workers takes effect Oct. 1 2017-10-01 [HRDive]

Culinary Union Files Another Round of Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against Brookfield Owned Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas 2017-09-21 [Culinary Union]

Culinary Union Files Charges of Illegal Labor Activity Against Brookfield Asset Management-Owned Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas 2017-09-10 [Culinary Union 226]

Las Vegas workers march The Strip for higher wages 2017-09-05 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

More arbitration hearings in store for teachers union and Clark County School District 2017-08-24 [NV Independent]

Nevada sex workers fear loss of Obamacare 2017-08-21 [Financial Times]

Big Pharma Can Be Beaten: This Union Proved It 2017-08-20 [TruthOut]

Allegiant flight attendants take steps that may lead to strike 2017-08-12 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Labor Board Rules In Teachers' Union Favor In Salary Dispute 2017-07-14 [NV PR]

Voucher defeat showcases why elections matter in resisting Trump-DeVos agenda 2017-06-24 [Education Votes]

Teachers irate over school district’s about-face on pay raise formula 2017-06-24 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Vegas Casino Workers Are Leading the Fight to Save Obamacare 2017-06-21 [VICE]

Unions Draw Thousands to May Day March on Las Vegas Strip 2017-05-03 [CBS]

Teachers Union Files Unfair Labor Charge Against CCSD For more info 2017-04-22 [NV Pub Radio]

Two-Tier Minimum Wage Law Survives Challenge 2017-03-21 [Bloomberg]

Vegas Hotel Settles NLRB Complaint, Recognizes Union 2017-03-16 [BNA Daily Labor Report]

Second Las Vegas hospital severs ties with union 2017-03-14 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Las Vegas protest for higher workers’ wages stirs up altercation 2017-01-13 [RJ]

Trump Hotel Workers Just Proved 'We Can Take On the Powerful and Win' 2016-12-22 [Common Dreams]

Building Bridges: Vegas Hotel Union Says Boycott Trump; Baja Farmworkers Fight Back For more info 2016-12-22 [WBAI Radio]

The Hotel Union fighting the President-elect 2016-11-23 [Slate]

Latina hotel workers are a force of labor and politics in Las Vegas 2016-11-07 [Seattle Times]

Trump is Breaking the Law by Refusing to Bargain with His Las Vegas Workers’ Union, Labor Board Says 2016-11-06 [eNews Park Forest]

Latina Hotel Workers Harness Force of Labor and of Politics in Las Vegas 2016-11-06 [NYTimes]

Trump Hotel Las Vegas workers win major victory after NRLB ruling 2016-11-05 [AFL-CIO]

Hundreds of Trump hotel workers say he's lying about being a great negotiator 2016-11-05 [Biz Insider]

Beating Trump is personal, not just political, for Nevada unions 2016-10-23 [SFChronicle]

*Wall* of Taco Trucks to Line Up at Trump's Las Vegas Hotel in Protest 2016-10-19 [NBC]

Labor organizations canvas in Las Vegas for Hillary Clinton 2016-10-17 [Las Vegas Rev Jrnl]

Working People Demand Donald Trump Obey the Law and Negotiate with Trump Hotel Las Vegas Workers 2016-10-15 [eNews Park Forest]

Marijuana legalization backed by Culinary Workers union in NV 2016-10-13 [Workers Independent News]

State's Largest Labor Union Comes Out in Support of Legal Marijuana 2016-10-12 [Merry Jane]

AFL-CIO Joins Picket Demanding Trump Hotel Bargain With Workers 2016-10-12 [WORT]

USW pushing for investigation of Trump's use of Chinese steel 2016-10-11 [Workers Independent News]

Bully's settles part of overtime suit with $375K payout 2016-10-04 [Albany Times Union]

AFL-CIO launches campaign blitz targeting Donald Trump, Joe Heck 2016-09-28 [Las Vegas Review-Jrnl]

Culinary Union seeks boycott amid Las Vegas Trump hotel impasse 2016-09-28 [Las Vegas Sun]

Trump's Las Vegas Workers Want Him To Sign A Fair Union Contract 2016-09-22 [Workers Independent News]

Cullinary Workers Union holds rally at Trump Hotel Las Vegas 2016-09-21 [Workers Independent News]

Working People Give a Bold Union Yes in Las Vegas 2016-09-17 [AFL-CIO]

Red Rock Resorts Gets Knocked Down By Culinary Union 2016-09-09 [Seeking Alpha]

Why Las Vegas Is a Great Place for Working-Class Women 2016-09-07 [NY Times]

Hispanic Workers Ramp Up Nevada Voter Mobilization 2016-09-02 [Workers Independent News]

Why Las Vegas Is a Great Place for Working-Class Women 2016-08-24 [NY Times]

Union opposes NV Energy breakup, Reid backs it, and utility claims to be neutral 2016-08-20 [The Sun]

Unions planning massive campaign leading to election 2016-08-14 [Rev Jrnl]

About 1500 union workers demonstrate outside Trump hotel 2016-07-21 [Las Vegas Sun]

Trump Hotel Workers Campaign for a Union, Over the Boss’s Objections 2016-07-30 [NY Times]

Trump's Vegas hotel settles with union 2016-07-23 [Politico]

Trump paid union-busters $500,000 in failed effort to keep maids from unionizing at his hotel 2016-07-23 [Daily Kos]

This month in labour history

2-10-2007 Starbucks Workers Union baristas at an outlet in East Grand Rapids, Mich., organized by the Wobblies, win their grievances after the National Labor Relations Board cites the company for labor law violations, including threats against union activists. [more]

3-10-1932 The state militia is called in after 164 high school students in Kincaid, Ill., go on strike when the school board buys coal from the scab Peabody Coal Co. [more]

9-10-2003 Chicago sanitation workers end a nine-day strike, winning a 28% pay rise. [more]

9-10-1888 United Hebrew Trades founded in New York by socialist shirt-maker Morris Hillquit. [more]

10-10-1933 Four workers are killed by cotton growers during a strike in Pixley, California. [more]

11-10-1873 The Miners’ National Association is formed in Youngstown, Ohio, with the goal of uniting all miners, regardless of skill or ethnic background. [more]

13-10-1934 American Federation of Labor votes to boycott German good to protest Nazi policies. [more]

15-10-1914 President Woodrow Wilson signs the Clayton Antitrust Act, often referred to as "Labor’s Magna Carta,"establishing that unions are not conspiracies under the law. [more]

16-10-1859 John Brown leads anti-slavery raid on Harper's Ferry. [more]

17-10-1939 Labor activist Warren Billings is released from California's Folsom Prison. Along with Thomas J. Mooney, Billings had been pardoned for a 1916 conviction stemming from a bomb explosion during a San Francisco Preparedness Day parade. [more]

18-10-1927 IWW Colorado Mine strike; first time all coal fields are out. [more]

19-10-1980 The J.P. Stevens textile company is forced to sign its first union contract after a 17-year struggle in North Carolina and other southern states. [more]

20-10-1926 Eugene V. Debs, leading American Socialist and trade unionist, dies. [more]

21-10-1902 In the United States, a five-month strike by United Mine Workers ends. [more]

22-10-1887 John Reed, the author of Ten Days That Shook the World, is born. [more]

25-10-1949 Longshore workers in Hawaii win a strike for pay parity with their colleagues on the mainland. [more]

27-10-1951 The National Negro Labor Council is formed in Cincinnati to unite black workers in the struggle for full economic, political and social equality. [more]

30-10-1986 Ed Meese, attorney general in the Ronald Reagan administration, urges employers to begin spying on workers "in locker rooms, parking lots, shipping and mail room areas and even the nearby taverns" to try to catch them using drugs. [more]

31-10-1891 Tennessee sends in leased convict laborers to break a coal miners strike in Anderson County. The miners revolted, burned the stockades, and sent the captured convicts by train back to Knoxville [more]