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Today's news - Nevada

Parking Valets at Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Win Strong Teamster Contract 2018-02-19 [Teamsters]

Culinary on Wynn, Kihuen and the contract push for worker safety 2018-02-06 [NBC]

Housekeepers to Ask Las Vegas Hotels for Panic Buttons 2018-01-29 [OHS]

Housekeepers to ask Las Vegas hotels for panic buttons amid #MeToo movement 2018-01-26 [CBS]

Maids to ask Las Vegas hotels for panic buttons 2018-01-25 [The National Post]

Labor Board Files Complaint Against Brookfield Asset Management-Owned Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Alleging Labor Law Violations 2018-01-19 [The Business Wire]

Dispute involving Las Vegas Strip safety posts gets ugly 2018-01-15 [The Review-Journal]

Construction workers at Monte Carlo say they haven't been paid in 3 weeks 2018-01-06 [KTNV]

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]

This month in labour history

6-03-1913 Joe Hill's song "There is Power in a Union" first appeared in the @_IWW union's Little Red Song Book. [more]

7-03-1932 Unemployed workers stage a hunger march to the Ford complex at Dearborn, demanding workers be rehired. Police shoot at the demonstration, killing 4 and injuring 60 [more]

8-03-1942 Lucy Parsons, founding member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and powerful orator for women, working people, and political prisoners died. [more]

8-03-1926 Fur & Leather Workers Union (mostly women) went on strike in NYC, enduring beatings by police. They won a 10% raise and a five-day week. [more]

9-03-1910 Westmoreland County Coal strikes begins, ending in 1911. It is known as the 'Slovak strike', as 70% of the miners are Slovakian. 16 people are killed. [more]

11-03-1950 TWU members at American Airlines win 11-day national strike, gaining what the union says was the first severance pay clause in industry. [more]

12-03-1929 Lupe Anguiano, women's rights activist and labour organizer, is born. [more]

12-03-1912 The Bread and Roses strikers won all their demands. The strike was organized by mostly women workers and the Industrial Workers of the World and included 20,000 workers. [more]

13-03-1830 The term “rat,” referring to a worker who betrays fellow workers, first appears in print in the New York Daily Sentinel [more]

18-03-1937 New York City police arrested striking Woolworth's store clerks - mostly women - who had occupied stores demanding a 40-hour workweek. [more]

31-03-1927 Cesar Chavez, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]