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Culinary Union files lawsuit against major Las Vegas Strip casino companies in order to protect workers from the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace 2020-06-30 [CU 226]

Nevada workers continue to fight budget cuts, many say they're living paycheck to paycheck 2020-06-27 [NBC]

Culinary Union in Las Vegas demands more protection for casino workers 2020-06-21 [CDC Gaming]

Workers at Sahara Las Vegas test positive for coronavirus 2020-06-21 [Las Vegas Sun]

Despite casinos reopening and tourism activity resuming, many workers remain left behind 2020-06-15 [CDC Gaming]

Some self-employed workers in Nevada still waiting on unemployment benefits 2020-06-03 [Las Vegas Sun]

Union nurses at Saint Mary's hospital protest for more COVID-19 protection 2020-05-08 [NBC]

Helping Hand - Unionists Responding to Crisis in Las Vegas 2020-05-07 [UNI Global Union]

Nevada's Culinary Union details reopening demands: Workers are not 'rats in a lab' 2020-05-05 [USAToday]

Las Vegas union demands sick leave, quarantine pay and better protections against coronavirus before casinos reopen 2020-05-02 [ABC]

What's ahead for unions in virus crisis - concessions or battles? 2020-04-27 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Union that represents Nevada health care workers plans to file charges against OSHA 2020-04-24 [CBS]

Coronavirus emergency allows for rare union contract suspensions 2020-04-11 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Culinary union members ‘implore’ all properties in gaming industry to pay workers 2020-04-09 [CBS]

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]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

4-07-1840 Tenants in upstate New York issue a 'Declaration of Independence', beginning a five-year Anti-Rent War [more]

5-07-1934 Two strikers are killed fighting police, scabs, and the National Guard during the San Francisco longshoremen's strike [more]

6-07-1892 Striking workers defeat and force the surrender of Pinkerton agents during the Homestead Strike in Pennsylvania [more]

8-07-1966 The largest strike in aviation history begins, shutting down 60 per cent of the US airline industry for six weeks [more]

10-07-1902 112 miners die in an explosion in the Rolling Mill Mine in Pennsylvania [more]

12-07-1933 The Screen Actors Guild holds its first meeting. Among those attending: future horror movie star and union activist, Boris Karloff. [more]

15-07-1959 Half a million steelworkers across the country strike for a pay increase in their new contract [more]

16-07-1934 The San Francisco Labor Council calls a city-wide general strike in support of longshoremen, which succeeds in winning most of the workers' main demands after four days. [more]

18-07-1969 African American hopsital workers in South Carolina win union recognition after a 113-day strike [more]

20-07-1899 Newsboys in New York go on strike against press giants Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst [more]

21-07-1877 The government attempts to violently suppress the great railroad strike in Pennsylvania [more]

22-07-1916 A bomb was is set off during a parade in San Francisco, killing 10 and injuring 40. Labour organizer Tom Mooney,and Warren Billings, a shoe worker, were convicted of the crime, but both were pardoned 23 years later [more]

25-07-1907 Trotskyist labor organizer and leader of the 1934 Minneapolis teamsters' strike Farrell Dobbs is born [more]

26-07-1877 Thirty workers are killed in the Battle of Halsted Street Viaduct during the railroad strike in Chicago. [more]

29-07-1970 The United Farm Workers sign their first collective bargaining agreement with California grape growers [more]

30-07-1975 Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears from a parking lot in Oakland County and is never seen again [more]