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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]

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]

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]