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The Broader Democratic Socialist Program Won Over Culinary Workers 2020-03-01 [TruthOut]

Members Of Nevada's Largest Union Defied Their Leadership To Support Bernie Sanders 2020-02-24 [Buzzfeed]

Nevada service workers union backs Medicare for all 2020-02-19 [MSNBC]

Why Bernie Sanders’s fight with a union really matters 2020-02-14 [Washington Post]

In new flyer, Culinary Union warns members Sanders would ‘end’ their health care if elected president 2020-02-12 [NV Indiependent]

Nevada Gold Mines asks for a vote on unionization at Carlin 2020-02-01 [Elko Daily Free Press]

Unite Here labor union staying neutral in Democratic primary 2020-01-29 [River Bend]

Nevada state workers moving closer to collective bargaining after gaining right last year 2020-01-20 [NV Independent]

Teachers union files initiative to raise Nevada’s gaming tax 2020-01-15 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

State's largest teachers union endorses Bernie Sanders 2020-01-14 [BuzzFeed]

AT&T workers end their strike in California and Nevada 2019-12-15 [Stock Daily Dish]

Workers owed $105K in back pay on Las Vegas Strip bollards project 2019-12-07 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Why Nevada’s Culinary Union isn’t buying Medicare for All 2019-10-10 [PBS]

Fiesta Henderson Workers Narrowly Approve Nevada Union Affiliation 2019-09-15 [Casino]

Nevada AFL-CIO takes stand on train crew issue 2019-09-07 [RT&S]

NV AFL-CIO calls for mandatory two-person train crews 2019-09-05 [Progressive Railroading]

Nevada casino workers fight an uphill battle to get – and keep – their unions 2019-08-20 [Guardian]

Union’s voice helps all workers 2019-08-19 [Las Vegas Sun]

“We Are Union:” Painters Union Convenes in Las Vegas August 12-15 2019-08-11 [Yahoo!]

Palms Casino Resort Unionization Struggles Gain Major Political Support 2019-08-08 [Casino News]

New Penalties for Misclassifying Workers Take Effect 2019-07-04 [Wk Comp Central]

Pro-Worker Labor Bill Becomes Law in Nevada 2019-06-18 [Teamsters]

Workers at Fiesta Rancho hotel-casino vote to unionize 2019-06-15 [KTNV]

Sunset Station Hotel and Casino Workers Vote to Unionize 2019-06-15 [Casino News]

Nevada Is the First State to Ban Employer Drug Tests for Weed 2019-06-13 [Vice]

Massive Win for Working People: Nevada Governor Signs Bill Giving Over 20,000 State Employees Collective Bargaining Rights 2019-06-13 [Common Dreams]

Over 20,000 State Employees are About to Gain Collective Bargaining Rights 2019-06-08 [Route Fifty]

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]

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]

7-03-1860 Some 6,000 shoemakers, later joined by 20,000 other workers, are on strike in Lynn, Massachussets. They get wage increases but not recognition for their union. [more]

7-03-1920 “Hunger march” by the unemployed to the Ford factories in Dearborn, asking for help and hiring. Police shoot at crowd, killing 4 and injuring 60 people. [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]

8-03-1926 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]

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]

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]

12-03-1912 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]

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

15-03-1917 The Supreme Court approves the 8-hour day law as rail workers threaten national strike. [more]

15-03-1948 National strike by bituminous coal miners demanding pensions. [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]