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“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]

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]

This month in labour history

1-08-1917 Frank H. Little, anti-war activist & IWW organiser is lynched in Butte, Montana. He was on IWW's Exec Board when he was killed. [more]

1-08-1942 American Federation of Musicians strikes against recording companies over royalty payments, most settling within a year. [more]

3-08-1821 Uriah Smith Stephens born. A tailor, he led 9 garment workers in founding the Knights of Labor in 1869. [more]

3-08-1981 The PATCO strike begins, effectively shutting down air travel in the US. 2 days later President Reagan fired 11,000 air traffic controllers and broke the union. [more]

4-08-1997 185,000 members of the Teamsters begin a successful 15-day strike at UPS. [more]

5-08-1981 President Reagan sacks 11000 federal air traffic controllers for striking and refusing his order to return to work. [more]

7-08-1894 Eugene Debs & three union leaders arrested following the Pullman strike. [more]

7-08-1919 Actors Equity becomes a recognised union after stagehands honour actors' picket lines. [more]

7-08-1890 Birth of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, IWW organiser and founder of the ACLU. [more]

8-08-1881 United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America forms & becomes one of the largest trade unions in the US. [more]

9-08-1890 Knights of Labor strike on the New York Central railroad; ends in defeat due to scab labour. [more]

10-08-1935 Transport workers in New York descend on a courthouse with money from their own pockets to bail out Mike Quill, their president, arrested after attending a picket line. [more]

11-08-1828 Workingmen’s Party, first US labour party, forms in Philadelphia. [more]

11-08-1894 Troops force 1200 jobless workers out of Washington, DC, including Jack London & Big Bill Haywood. [more]

17-08-1918 95 members of the IWW were jailed for resistance to the First World War. [more]

18-08-1927 Radio station WEVD - named for IWW labour leader Eugene V Debs – goes on the air in New York City. [more]

19-08-1909 IWW issues first edition of the “Little Red Song Book”. [more]

21-08-1831 Nat Turner's slave rebellion begins, Southampton County, Virginia, 56 slaves executed, 120 killed. [more]

23-08-1970 Led by César Chávez, the Salad Bowl strike, largest farm worker strike in US history, begins. [more]

25-08-1925 The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, led by A. Phillip Randolph, is founded. [more]

25-08-1950 President Truman ordered the federal government to seize control of the railroads in order to prevent a planned strike by 1.7m union members. [more]

26-08-1935 United Auto Workers union founded. [more]

28-08-1987 John Sayles's film “Matewan” about attempts to organise a union by coal miners is released. [more]

29-08-1921 West Virginia miners marching to free their imprisoned comrades face state forces and private detectives in the five-day "Battle of Blair Mountain." [more]

31-08-1939 Mexican-American women workers walkout at California Sanitary Canning Company, winning a union contract and wage increase. [more]

31-08-1933 Italian-American labour organizer Giovanni Pippan murdered during organizing campaign of bread wagon drivers in Chicago. [more]

31-08-1999 Detroit teachers start 9-day wildcat strike, winning "books, supplies, smaller class sizes" & 4% raise. [more]