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Unions picketing Circus Circus Reno over pay, allege ‘aggressive union-busting’ 2019-04-18 [Reno Gazette Jrnl]

Striking teachers unions and reforming Nevada labor law 2019-04-14 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

State Eyes Collective Bargaining For State Workers 2019-04-05 [NPR]

Teacher strikes are illegal in Nevada. The union is pushing for one anyway 2019-03-31 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Caesars Palace Casino Dealers Vote to Join UAW Labor Union 2019-03-24 [Casino News]

More Las Vegas casino dealers vote to join UAW 2019-03-24 [Detroit Free Press]

Dealers at 4 Las Vegas casinos vote to join UAW 2019-03-21 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Study: Nevada local government employees fare better than counterparts in 45 states 2019-03-03 [NV Watchdog]

Dr. Elon & Mr. Musk: Life Inside Tesla's Production Hell 2018-12-23 [Wired]

Arbitrator sides with Clark County in giving union employees pay bump 2018-12-16 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

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]

This month in labour history

10-04-1930 Dolores Huerta, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]

11-04-1974 United Mine Workers President W. A. “Tony” Boyle is found guilty of first-degree murder, for ordering the 1969 assassination of union reformer Joseph A. “Jock” Yablonski. Yablonski, his wife and daughter were murdered on December 30, 1969. [more]

11-04-1934 Frank Norman is murdered by the Ku Klux Klan for organising citrus workers irrespective of their race. [more]

14-04-1939 'The Grapes of Wrath', John Steinbeck's classic novel about itinerant labor, strikes and the Great Depression, is published. [more]

15-04-1973 housands of members of the United Farm Workers union walked out on strike. They were battling the Teamsters union over the right to represent farm workers. The dispute ended with victory for the UFW. [more]

15-04-1916 The newspaper of the Industrial Workers of the World union announced the formation of its Domestic Workers Union in Denver. [more]

15-04-1889 Birth of labour and civil rights leader A. Phillip Randolph [more]

16-04-1970 A white foreman at a Chrysler plant in Detroit threatened to murder a black worker. When the worker complained Chrysler sacked him. 1,000 workers, white and black, walked out on strike in protest until management backed down. [more]

17-04-1944 Members of the militant machinists' union Lodge 68 in San Francisco began an overtime ban in pursuance of a new contract. They ended up fighting the employer, the government and even the Communist Party. [more]

20-04-1914 As many as 25 miners and family members, including women and children, are massacred by company guards during a strike in Ludlow, Colorado. [more]

21-04-1894 A nationwide strike of coal miners against pay cuts began. 145,000 miners walked out, and despite violent repression and facing starvation they held out for weeks and won some concessions. [more]

21-04-1920 The Anaconda Road massacre took place in Butte, Montana, when mine guards employed by the Anaconda company shot 17 striking miners, killing one. All were shot in the back as they tried to flee. No one was charged for the killing. [more]

21-04-1967 New York Governor Rockefeller signs the Taylor Law, allowing unions in the public sector, but banning strikes. [more]

24-04-1999 The ILWU halts shipping on the West Coast in solidarity with Mumia Abu-Jamal. [more]