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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]

Scholars: Vote to strike by Culinary Union doesn’t mean stoppage is imminent 2018-05-21 [Las Vegas Sun]

Las Vegas Union Representing 50,000 Resort Workers Threatens Strike, Walkout Would Cripple City 2018-05-11 [Casino.org]

Las Vegas casino workers to hold Citywide Strike Vote on May 22 2018-05-10 [IDStateJrnl]

Arbitrator sides with Clark County teachers over back pay 2018-05-01 [Las Vagas Rev-Jrnl]

The Palms casino hotel off Las Vegas Strip votes to unionize 2018-04-30 [Merced Sun-Star]

Teachers union launches digital ad attacking conservative Democrat Sisolak 2018-04-23 [Rev Jrnl]

Audio shows labor unions taking bigger roles in fight over energy ballot question 2018-03-25 [NV Independent]

This month in labour history

1-09-1907 United Auto Workers president Walter Reuther born. “There is a direct relationship between breadbox & ballot box.” [more]

1-09-1881 William Z Foster born. Labour organizer, leader in Steel Strike of 1919. [more]

4-09-1934 400,000 textile workers start largest strike at the time through most of the US East Coast over wage cuts and speed-ups. [more]

5-09-1917 The Palmer Raids: federal agents seize records & arrest 100s involved with the IWW, including Big Bill Haywood. [more]

9-09-1890 Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America created at a convention in Topeka, Kansas. [more]

10-09-1897 Nineteen immigrant coalminers are shot in the back and killed by deputies in Lattimer, Pennsylvania. [more]

10-09-1897 Nineteen unarmed immigrant miners are shot dead by a sheriff's posse in Lattimer, Pennsylvania. [more]

16-09-2004 The Farm Labor Organizing Committee wins a collective agreement with Mt. Olive Pickle Company on farms in North Carolina after a five-year struggle. [more]

17-09-2011 Occupy Wall Street movement is launched with a march in New York City. [more]

19-09-1981 More than 400,000 unionists march in Solidarity Day demo in Washington, DC, for sacked striking air traffic controllers. [more]

22-09-1919 A steel strike, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron & Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across US. [more]

22-09-2006 Domino's Pizza workers in Pensacola, Florida form the first union of pizza delivery drivers. [more]

23-09-1886 A coalition of Knights of Labor and trade unionists in Chicago launch the United Labor party, calling for an 8-hour day, government ownership of telegraph and telephone companies, and monetary and land reform. [more]

26-09-1903 The Old 97, a Southern Railway train officially known as the Fast Mail, derails near Danville, Va., killing engineer Joseph “Steve” Broady and ten other railroad and postal workers. Many believe Broady had been ordered to speed to make up for lost tim [more]

30-09-1962 Cesar Chavez, with Dolores Huerta, co-founds the National Farm Workers Association, which later was to become the United Farm Workers of America [more]