Where trade unionists start their day on the net.
Act NOW!

Today's news - Nevada

Mechanics at Las Vegas-based Allegiant petition to unionize 2017-12-17 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Benefits threatened in Clark County, state teachers unions feud 2017-11-29 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Allegiant and union agree on contract for flight attendants 2017-11-22 [ABC]

Green Valley Ranch workers vote to unionize 2017-11-11 [Las Vegas Rev Jrnl]

Station Casinos exec expresses displeasure with union vote 2017-11-11 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Green Valley Ranch could become third Station Casinos property in Nevada to unionize 2017-11-08 [NVIndependent]

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]

This month in labour history

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

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

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

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

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

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]