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Tropicana, unionized workers reach tentative labor agreement

One more casino-hotel in Las Vegas has reached a tentative labor agreement with unionized housekeepers, bartenders and other workers. The Culinary Union says it reached a five-year deal Tuesday with the Tropicana. If ratified, it would cover about 730 workers at the property on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Labor & Unions

7/21/2018

article Casino workers in Las Vegas continue weekly picketing
(Nevada) -- Unionized casino workers in Las Vegas are continuing their weekly picketing campaign as they negotiate new contracts. Culinary Union members on Friday...

7/20/2018

article Weekend walkout by country’s casino employees
(Greece) -- The federation of casino employees (OSETYP) has called a 48-hour strike from midnight on Friday to midnight Sunday. The union is demanding the payment of...

7/19/2018

article Union workers OK new contract with Las Vegas Convention Authority
(Las Vegas) -- Union workers at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority overwhelmingly ratified a new five-year contract in a vote Wednesday. About 295 service,...

7/16/2018

article Culinary union reaches deals with 3 more Las Vegas hotels
(Las Vegas) -- Three more tentative agreements have been reached by the Culinary union with Las Vegas hotels over the weekend. A Culinary Workers Union Local 226...
article New talks in casino dispute
(British Columbia) -- Mediated talks between Gateway Casinos and the union representing 700 striking workers are expected to resume later this week. Gateway spokesperson...

7/14/2018

article Hard Rock Casino strike derails annual Ultimate Car Show
(British Columbia) -- A popular vintage and muscle car show at Coquitlam’s Hard Rock Casino was cancelled on Saturday, due to an ongoing labour dispute. About 400...

7/13/2018

article Gateway Casinos may seek court injunction after incidents between picketers, drivers
(British Columbia) -- Gateway Casinos intends to seek a B.C. Supreme Court injunction if picketers in Kamloops don’t get out of the way of customers attempting to...

7/12/2018

article No end yet to Interior casino strike
(British Columbia) -- No progress was made after three days of talks this week between Gateway Casinos and its on-strike employees. Despite this, a union representing...

7/11/2018

article Tropicana, unionized workers reach tentative labor agreement
(Las Vegas) -- One more casino-hotel in Las Vegas has reached a tentative labor agreement with unionized housekeepers, bartenders and other workers. The Culinary Union...

7/8/2018

article Casino Workers Picket The D in Push For New Deal
(Las Vegas) -- Unionized housekeepers, bartenders and other casino workers in Las Vegas stepped up their efforts to secure new labor agreements Friday when they picketed...

7/7/2018

article Las Vegas casino workers picketing in push for contract
(Las Vegas) -- Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers in Las Vegas are picketing outside a casino-hotel in their latest push for a new contract. Dozens of...
article The Las Vegas Union That Learned To Beat The House
(Las Vegas) -- Monie Stewart-Cariaga recently decided to leave the townhouse she’s renting to buy a new home. For a single cocktail server, she couldn’t be...
article Westgate, Culinary union at odds over unsettled contract
(Las Vegas) -- Culinary union pickets took to the streets in 111-degree heat to protest the failure to reach agreement in contract negotiations for new five-year...

7/6/2018

article Union workers picket in Las Vegas, worried about pay, security and robots taking their jobs
(Las Vegas) -- After a month without a contract, union employees applied new pressure to casino properties Friday by running picket lines of hundreds of workers on...
article Casino workers in Coquitlam vote against contract ratification
(British Columbia) -- The picket lines are staying up at the Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam after workers voted to reject a contract that was negotiated between their...

7/5/2018

article Hard Rock strike continues as union members reject tentative agreement
(British Columbia) -- Workers at Hard Rock Casinos in Coquitlam, B.C., have rejected a tentative agreement with the Great Canadian Gaming corporation — which means...

7/4/2018

article Culinary union to picket D Las Vegas, Westgate on Friday
(Las Vegas) -- Representatives of the Culinary union say they’ll picket downtown and at an off-Strip casino Friday to call attention to stalled contract talks. The...
article Plaza Hotel and Casino reaches tentative union deal
(Las Vegas) -- In Las Vegas, the Local 226 chapter of the Culinary Workers Union has reportedly reached a tentative agreement with the firm behind the Plaza Hotel and...
article Okanagan casino strike drags on
(British Columbia) -- It doesn’t appear there will be a quick end to a strike by casino workers in the Okanagan and Kamloops. About 700 BCGEU members walked off...

7/3/2018

article Plaza casino-hotel reaches deal with Las Vegas staff
(Las Vegas) -- The Plaza casino-hotel in Las Vegas has reached a tentative deal with more than 300 bartenders, food servers and other casino workers who threatened to...
article Union: Workers reach tentative labor deal with Plaza hotel
(Las Vegas) -- A union representing thousands of Las Vegas casino workers seeking new contracts has reached a tentative labor agreement with the operator of the Plaza...
article Labour disruptions hit Okanagan casino industry over Canada Day weekend
(British Columbia) -- Labour disruptions continue to add tension to B.C.’s troubled casino industry, which was last week the subject of a scathing auditor general...

7/2/2018

article Union: Workers reach tentative labor deal with Plaza hotel
(Las Vegas) -- A union representing thousands of Las Vegas casino workers seeking new contracts has reached a tentative labor agreement with the operator of the Plaza.

6/30/2018

article Cascades Casino open for business despite job action
(British Columbia) -- As the strike of Cascades Casino employees enters a second day, employer Gateway Casinos is reminding the public they are still open for business....
article Casino workers hit the picket line in Kamloops
(British Columbia) -- Employees from Cascades Casino in Kamloops walked off the job Friday and into a literal storm amidst the ongoing tempest between their employer and...
article Kelowna workers on strike challenge casino to match donation to Children’s Hospital
(British Columbia) -- Over 200 members of the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) on strike at Playtime Casino Kelowna are challenging their...

6/29/2018

article Casino workers on strike
(British Columbia) -- At exactly 3:01 Friday afternoon, it started. Scores of picketers swarmed the sidewalk in front of Playtime Casino in Kelowna, and motorists honked...
article Okanagan casino employees walk off the job
(British Columbia) -- Workers at Gateway’s Okanagan casinos walked off the job on Friday at 3:01 p.m. More than 675 members of the BC Government and Service...

6/28/2018

article SEIU reaches tentative contract agreement with LVCVA
(Las Vegas) -- The Service Employees International Union has reached a tentative five-year contract agreement with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, a...

6/27/2018

article Stratosphere reaches tentative 5-year deal with Culinary union
(Las Vegas) -- The Culinary union and the Stratosphere have struck a tentative five-year contract agreement for the property’s 1,300 workers. A representative of...
article Union: Workers reach tentative labor deal with Stratosphere
(Las Vegas) -- A union representing more than 1,000 workers at the Stratosphere hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip has reached a tentative labor agreement with the...
article Kamloops casino workers will head to the picket line on Friday
(British Columbia) -- Unionized workers in all Gateway Casinos in the Okanagan will walk off the job at the end of the week, the B.C. Government and Service Employees...

6/25/2018

article Casinos workers go all in
(British Columbia) -- Unionized employees with Gateway Casinos four Southern Interior operations are ready to hit the bricks. Mediation efforts Monday aimed at reaching...

6/19/2018

article Unionized MGM workers in Las Vegas ratify contract
(Las Vegas) -- Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International, including Bellagio, Aria and Mandalay Bay, approved a...
article Construction Union Protests Circus Circus Reno Remodel, Nevada State Contractors Board Levies Fine
(Nevada) -- Circus Circus Reno has been the target of protests by local labor union members who feel the contractor hired for the resort’s multimillion-dollar...

6/18/2018

article Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal
(Las Vegas) -- Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment approved a new five-year contract,...

6/16/2018

article Palms workers vote to unionize 2 years after sale to Stations
(Las Vegas) -- Palms employees are on the verge of being unionized. The Culinary Union has been authorized to represent about 900 workers at the off-Strip property...

6/15/2018

article Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal
(Las Vegas) -- Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment approved a new five-year contract,...
article Culinary to focus on MGM after Caesars workers OK contract
(Las Vegas) -- The Culinary union will shift its focus to the ratification of a contract with MGM Resorts International Tuesday, now that Caesars Entertainment Corp....

6/12/2018

article The Las Vegas Union That Learned To Beat The House
(Las Vegas) -- Monie Stewart-Cariaga recently decided to leave the townhouse she’s renting to buy a new home. For a single cocktail server, she couldn’t be...

6/9/2018

article Casino workers ready to go all-in on strike
(British Columbia) -- Over 81 per cent of Gateway's Okanagan casino workers are in favour of taking strike action against their employer, a vote held earlier this...
article Casino workers vote in favour of strike action
(British Columbia) -- Unionized Gateway Casino workers appear ready to place their bets on strike action. More than 675 members of the BCGEU employed at Gateway Casinos...

6/7/2018

article Casino patrons excited to return to Caesars after strike
(Windsor) -- She's been waiting to redeem a cashout voucher she won in early April. After two months, Elizabeth Rapp is finally able to cash it in at Caesars Windsor...

6/6/2018

article Las Vegas Culinary Union Claiming Upper Hand in Ongoing Contract Negotiations
(Las Vegas) -- The Culinary Union has reached new five-year contracts with MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment, the two companies that represent the bulk of the 50,000...

6/4/2018

article Crisis Averted: Las Vegas Culinary Union Reaches Deals With MGM, Caesars
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Culinary Union — which had been threatening to direct roughly 50,000 members to walk off the job at 34 casinos — has now reached...
article MGM Resorts reaches tentative deal with Las Vegas unions
(Las Vegas) -- With the two largest employer groups on the Strip reaching tentative labor agreements over the weekend, Las Vegas tourists can rest assured that service...
article Culinary Union Now Focusing on Deals with Smaller Casino Operators
(Las Vegas) -- A union for Las Vegas casino-hotel workers is shifting its attention to negotiating contracts with smaller casino operators after reaching tentative labor...
article Union still in negotiations with independent Las Vegas casino resorts
(Las Vegas) -- The future of thousands of hospitality workers in Las Vegas is still up in the air. Culinary Workers Union Local 226 has reached tentative agreements with...
article Caesars Windsor employees ratify new union contract, casino to reopen Thursday
(Windsor) -- A union representing more than 2,000 Caesars Windsor employees, on strike since early April, ratified a new three-year contract Monday to end the dispute...
article Caesars Windsor to reopen Thursday after labor dispute
(Windsor) -- After a nearly two-month closure, a labor dispute at Caesars Windsor Hotel and Casino has been resolved and will reopen Thursday morning. Unifor 444 union...

6/3/2018

article Caesars Windsor workers to vote again Monday on ending strike
(Windsor) -- The union representing more than 2,000 Caesars Windsor employees on strike since early April says it has reached another tentative deal with the casino that...
article Caesars Windsor, union reach 'tentative agreement'
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor remains closed, but that could change Monday if a "tentative agreement" between the casino and the Unifor Local 444 is ratified on...
article Vegas MGM union workers reach deal with casino
(Las Vegas) -- A union for casino-hotel workers says it has reached a tentative agreement with MGM Resorts International, covering nearly half of the 50,000 employees...

6/2/2018

article 'Robots can't beat us': Las Vegas casino workers prep for strike over automation
(Las Vegas) -- At the Tipsy Robot in Las Vegas, a mechanical arm mixes cocktails that patrons order on tablet computers. “Galactic ambassadors” – human...
article New round of negotiations for Caesars Windsor and Unifor 444
(Las Vegas) -- Unifor Local 444 and Caesars Windsor are heading back to the bargaining table. A mediator met with union and management on Wednesday with the goal of...
article Culinary Union, MGM Resorts reach tentative contract deal
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas tourists can rest assured this weekend that service won’t be disrupted. Union negotiators say they struck a tentative deal with MGM...

6/1/2018

article Caesars reaches tentative agreement with Culinary Union
(Las Vegas) -- Culinary Local 226 and Caesars Entertainment Corp. have reached a tentative five-year labor agreement that is expected to avert a strike that could have...
article Las Vegas Culinary Union Strikes Tentative Deal With Caesars
(Las Vegas) -- The Culinary Workers Union Local 226, representing tens of thousands of Las Vegas hospitality employees, reached a tentative deal with Caesars...
article Tentative deal reached with Caesars amid Las Vegas strike threat
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas casino workers union that has threatened a citywide strike said Friday that it had reached a tentative deal with a major Las Vegas Strip...

5/31/2018

article Casino Stocks Fall as Union Strike Deadline Approaches
(Wall Street) -- Las Vegas' biggest casinos are gambling with a lot of money. The Las Vegas Culinary Union estimated that MGM Resorts International (MGM - Get Report...

5/30/2018

article Casino REITs Face Las Vegas Strike This Week
(Las Vegas) -- Investors with interest in Las Vegas casino operators should be watching not only the countdown to the Stanley Cup, but also the few negotiating hours...
article Exploratory Talks To End Casino Strike Will Resume Thursday
(Las Vegas) -- The mediator requested exploratory talks between Caesars Windsor and Unifor Local 444 ended around 6pm Wednesday evening.
article Las Vegas casino strike talks going down to the wire
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casinos are weighing the potentially significant cost of a labor strike that could commence as early as Friday. Last week, members of the...
article Strike would cost top Vegas casinos over $10M a day: union
(Las Vegas) -- The union representing thousands of Las Vegas casino workers estimated Wednesday that the two largest resort operators would lose more than $10 million a...

5/29/2018

article Union reports sexual harassment of workers in Las Vegas casinos
(Las Vegas) -- With a possible strike looming, the Culinary Union has released survey results showing widespread sexual harassment and safety concerns at Las Vegas...

5/28/2018

article Caesars Windsor Casino Strike Enters 53rd Day With No Resolution in Sight
(Windsor) -- On April 6, some 2,300 workers at Caesars Windsor Casino resort — just over the river to the southeast of Detroit on the Canadian side — walked...

5/24/2018

article Las Vegas Culinary Union Holds Bargaining Edge as Strike Looms, Stanley Cup and JCK Jewelry Show Could Push Casinos to Settle
(Las Vegas) -- Members of the Las Vegas Culinary union may hold the trump card when it comes to contract negotiations with 34 major Strip and downtown casino and hotel...
article Las Vegas casino strike: Where the chips may fall
(Las Vegas) -- What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city's world-...
article Caesars Windsor strike delays June concerts
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor said it's postponing concerts and canceling hotel reservations through June 16 because of its ongoing labor dispute with the union...

5/23/2018

article Las Vegas casino workers could strike during Stanley Cup over sexual harassment, automation
(Las Vegas) -- Less than a week before the Stanley Cup Finals are expected to bring a flood of sports fans to Las Vegas, Nevada’s largest labor union has voted to...
article Las Vegas casino workers could strike for the first time in more than 3 decades
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to...
article Las Vegas casino workers vote for strike action on June 1
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casinos are bracing for a summer of strife after unionized workers voted to go out on strike on June 1. On Tuesday, roughly 25k members of...
article Las Vegas casinos under threat after union vote authorises strike
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas casino industry received a blow yesterday, after hospitality union members resoundingly voted in favour of authorising a citywide strike,...
article Thousands of Las Vegas casino workers vote to authorize a strike
(Las Vegas) -- A labor union representing thousands of culinary workers in Las Vegas has voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike next month if casinos don't agree...

5/22/2018

article Las Vegas casino workers begin voting on possible strike
(Las Vegas) -- Chants of “No contract, no peace,” and “Vegas is a union town” welcomed thousands of culinary and bartender union workers as they...
article Las Vegas casinos operators brace for possible workers’ strike
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casino operators are facing a moment of truth as their unionized workers vote on whether to go on strike. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported...

5/21/2018

article Las Vegas casino workers to vote whether to go on strike
(Las Vegas) -- Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers are expected to vote Tuesday on whether to go on strike. A “yes” vote could potentially be...

5/19/2018

article Scholars: Vote to strike by Culinary Union doesn’t mean stoppage is imminent
(Las Vegas) -- The Culinary Union this week will conduct its first citywide strike vote in more than 15 years, but a vote to strike by a majority of 50,000 hospitality...

5/18/2018

article Caesars Windsor casino union rejects contract offer
(Windsor) -- Unionized workers at Caesars Windsor rejected a new contract agreement Friday, a move that will continue the strike that has idled the entertainment complex...
article Caesars Windsor strike continues as workers reject agreement
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor casino's unionized employees on Friday voted down a tentative labor agreement that would have ended a strike that has gone on for more...

5/17/2018

article Caesars Windsor strike could end as early as Friday
(Windsor) -- A labor strike that has shut down the Caesars Windsor casino and hotel for 42 days could be nearing its end. The union representing the more than 2,000...
article Caesars Windsor union to vote Fri. on ending strike
(Windsor) -- A 42-day-long labor strike at the Caesars Windsor Casino may be over soon. Unifor Local 444, the union representing 2,300 casino workers, said it has...

5/15/2018

article Caesars Windsor set to resume strike talks as Detroit casinos see gains
(Windsor) -- Labor talks are to resume Tuesday between Caesars Windsor and an employees' union whose strike — now in its 39th day — has shut down the...

5/9/2018

article 50,000 Las Vegas casino workers to vote on strike over contract
(Las Vegas) -- The union representing 50,000 Las Vegas casino employees whose contracts will expire at the end of the month announced Wednesday the workers are set to...
article Las Vegas casino workers to hold Citywide Strike Vote on May 22
(Las Vegas) -- Members of UNITE HERE’s Culinary and Bartenders Unions will hold a strike vote on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Thomas & Mack Center of the...

5/8/2018

article Caesars Windsor Strike Enters Second Month as Casino Stays Shut
(Windsor) -- A labor strike focusing on wages, which began April 5, has continued to keep the doors closed at Caesars Windsor Casino on the other side of the river.

5/7/2018

article Caesars cancels Pitbull, Lee Brice shows and hotel bookings as casino strike goes on
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor has decided to cancel more shows and hotel reservations as workers continue to strike. Shows and hotel bookings will be cancelled through...
article Caesars Windsor cancellations pile up amid strike
(Windsor) -- As a labor strike enters its second month, Caesars Windsor has canceled shows and hotel bookings for the rest of May. This is the third time the casino has...

5/3/2018

article Union says Caesars rejected ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign policy change
(Las Vegas) -- The union representing thousands of housekeepers in Las Vegas on Wednesday said Caesars Entertainment has rejected a proposal to include language in a new...

5/2/2018

article Union says Caesars rejected ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign policy change
(Las Vegas) -- The union representing thousands of housekeepers in Las Vegas on Wednesday said Caesars Entertainment has rejected a proposal to include language in a new...

4/30/2018

article The Palms casino hotel off Las Vegas Strip votes to unionize
(Las Vegas) -- Workers at a casino hotel west of the Las Vegas Strip have voted to unionize through a secret-ballot election supervised by the National Labor Relations...

4/29/2018

article Workers at Palms casino in Las Vegas vote to unionize
(Las Vegas) -- Workers at the Palms casino have voted to unionize, according to the Culinary Union. Eight-four percent of the more than 600 workers that voted approved...

4/22/2018

article Union rally shows support for striking casino workers
(Windsor) -- On Sunday morning, members of local unions shut down Chatham Street East, in front of Caesars Windsor to rally for casino workers who are on strike. Workers...

4/21/2018

article Labor concerns trump tribal sovereignty in Congress
(Washington D.C.) -- Ten years of animosity between tribal governments and union organizers led up to a meltdown of bipartisan efforts to pass the Tribal Labor...

4/11/2018

article As casino strike marches on, gamblers take business elsewhere
(Windsor) -- Gateway Casinos have been enjoying a boost in their Southwestern Ontario business ever since April 6, when 2,300 Caesars Windsor employees went on strike...

4/8/2018

article 'Try the hotel down the road;' Patrons upset at being displaced due to casino strike
(Windsor) -- Dan Tie Ten Quee and his family spent most of the day driving from their home in Belleville to Windsor Friday where they had a hotel room booked at Caesars...

4/6/2018

article Labor strike closes Caesars Windsor casino
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor is temporarily closed due to a labor dispute, the company announced Thursday night on its Facebook page. About 1,900 of the casino's 2,...
article Striking workers force temporary closure of Caesars Windsor
(Windsor) -- With 2,300 of its employees now walking the picket line, Caesars Windsor has been forced to temporarily close its doors. All casino, hotel, and concert...

4/4/2018

article Caesars Windsor reaches tentative deal with employees
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor and its employees reached a last-minute tentative deal on Tuesday night with a strike looming. Shortly after the 12:01 a.m. Wednesday...

4/3/2018

article Union and casino still far apart as midnight deadline looms
(Windsor) -- The union representing about 2,300 employees at Caesars Windsor says the casino's plan of having staff work right up to the midnight strike deadline...

3/28/2018

article Casino workers prep for possible strike action
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor workers stepped up preparations for a possible walk out next week as contract talks continue between Unifor Local 444 and casino management.

3/21/2018

article Casino workers overwhelmingly vote to provide strike mandate
(Ontario) -- Caesars Windsor workers voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to provide their Unifor Local 444 bargaining committee a strike mandate.

12/19/2017

article Hard Rock Hotel agrees to settle Culinary charges
(Las Vegas) -- Management at the Hard Rock Hotel agreed today to settle with the National Labor Relations Board charges that the company engaged in unfair labor...

11/18/2017

article Station Casinos unit files NLRB complaint over union vote
(Las Vegas) -- A subsidiary of Station Casinos has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board alleging unfair campaign practices by the UNITE HERE-...

11/11/2017

article Station Casinos exec expresses displeasure with union vote
(Las Vegas) -- Executives at Station Casinos aren’t happy about the representation vote that will enable two unions affiliated with Unite-HERE to open collective...

10/20/2017

article Unions announce wage increases at Horseshoe Casino under new contract
(Maryland) -- Table games dealers at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, whose earnings come mainly from tips, are getting at least a 10 percent increase in hourly pay under a...

10/16/2017

article Horseshoe Casino labor contract take effect this month
(Maryland) -- A group of five unions successfully unionized about 1,000 workers at the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, negotiating a contract that took effect this month.

9/24/2017

article Vernon casino workers win in labour decision
(British Columbia) -- The union is certified to represent a bargaining unit consisting of all surveillance operators at Cascade Casino in Penticton and Lake City Casino...

9/23/2017

article Union rallies for contract at SugarHouse casino
(Pennsylvania) -- Frustrated by slow progress toward a first collective bargaining contract, Teamsters Local 929 held a rally, complete with Teamster-driven trucks and a...

9/13/2017

article Security officers union at Mandalay Bay votes to sign 3-year contract
(Las Vegas) -- The newly selected security officers union at Mandalay Bay has voted to sign an initial three-year contract with the south Strip resort. Members of...

7/26/2017

article Is Local 54 President Bob McDevitt to blame for the Trump Taj Mahal closing?
(Atlantic City) -- As the anniversary of the closing of Trump Taj Mahal approaches, Unite Here Local 54 president Bob McDevitt says he wouldn't change the way he or...

7/24/2017

article McCain’s Illness Could Spell Trouble For Tribal Labor Sovereignty Bill [sub req]
(Washington D.C.) -- The absence of Senator John McCain due to brain cancer has left a gaping hole in the U.S. Senate and could dash hopes of passing Indian gaming...

7/18/2017

article Surveillance techs at Las Vegas casinos cannot join non-guard unions - D.C. Circuit
(Las Vegas) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday reversed National Labor Relations Board rulings that had allowed surveillance technicians at Las Vegas casino resorts...

7/17/2017

article Strike over at Twin River Casino
(Rhode Island) -- On Friday afternoon, unionized valet employees of the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island went on strike. Employees of the casino have been...

7/16/2017

article Strike over for valet employees at Twin River Casino
(Rhode Island) -- Employees at Twin River Casino who were on strike were back on the job Sunday. According to Twin River spokeswoman Patti Doyle, the valet union...

7/15/2017

article Union parking valets at Twin River Casino officially begin strike
(Rhode Island) -- Union parking valets at the Twin River Casino in Rhode Island have officially gone on strike after failing to reach an agreement with casino management.
article Valets on strike at Rhode Island casino
(Rhode Island) -- Valet and parking attendants at Rhode Island's Twin River casino are on strike over stalled contract negotiations. Some 40 employees affiliated...

7/14/2017

article Union parking valets at Twin River Casino threaten strike
(Rhode Island) -- Unionized parking valets at Twin River Casino in Lincoln say they will go on strike if they fail to reach an agreement with casino management.

7/3/2017

article Second strike in the works for Twin River Casino
(Rhode Island) -- Just a few weeks after hundreds of food and beverage employees walked out briefly at the Twin River Casino for a strike against the company, valet...

6/7/2017

article Twin River Casino food, beverage workers could strike by Friday
(Rhode Island) -- Leaders of unionized food and beverage workers at Twin River Casino could launch a strike as early as Friday based on a union vote that has authorized...

4/13/2017

article Saipan casino workers protest for payment as FBI cites illegal labor
(Saipan) -- More than 50 construction workers hired for a casino resort on the Pacific island of Saipan staged a street protest on Friday demanding to be paid, after...

4/12/2017

article Dutch unions, works council clash with casino over pension transfer
(Netherlands) -- Unions and employee representatives are at loggerheads with Holland Casino, claiming the company wants to liquidate its pension scheme and transfer...

3/15/2017

article Culinary to begin bargaining talks with Palace Station
(Las Vegas) -- The Culinary Union is expected to begin collective bargaining contract talks soon following a settlement with management of the Palace Station.

2/27/2017

article Pennylvania security officers first Las Vegas Sands employees to sign union contract
(Pennsylvania) -- Security officers at Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, casino last week become the first Sands employees to sign a union contract...
article Sands security guards' union win well-deserved
(Pennsylvania) -- In the 1970s, a co-worker and I led 150 workers at the former ITT plant in Palmer Township to organize a union with the United Auto Workers after six...

2/22/2017

article Sands Casino guards could make union history today
(Pennsylvania) -- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson's 20-year streak in keeping the world's largest casino empire union free is poised to come to an end today by...

2/13/2017

article Petition Calls On Station Casinos For Workers Safety, Health Risks
(Las Vegas) -- The Culinary Workers Union has presented Station Casinos’ management at nine of its Las Vegas casinos with a petition calling on the company to...

12/27/2016

article Most Mandalay Bay security workers in Las Vegas to be represented by union
(Las Vegas) -- The National Labor Relations Board has certified a union representation vote for 268 security workers at Mandalay Bay who will be represented by the...

12/15/2016

article Nelson House personal care home workers end strike with 2-year deal
(Manitoba) -- The strike has ended at Nisichawayasihk Personal Care Home in Nelson House, Man. On Nov. 28 about 30 Manitoba Government Employees Union (MGEU) workers...

12/9/2016

article Cincinnati's newest bargaining unit: Security guards at Jack Casino
(Ohio) -- Contract talks are expected to begin next month for 55 dispatchers and security guards at Jack Casino in Cincinnati after they voted last month to join a union.

12/5/2016

article Local 54 contract leads to reduced profits at Caesars properties
(Atlantic City) -- A contract with Unite Here Local 54, described as among the best in the union’s history, helped contribute to a double-digit drop in profits at...

11/6/2016

article Latina Hotel Workers Harness Force
(Las Vegas) -- She begins her day in black, the natural black before dawn and the requisite black of her uniform: the T-shirt, the pants, the socks, the shoes with slip-...

10/17/2016

article Palace Station employees narrowly defeat Culinary union vote
(Las Vegas) -- A majority of employees at Palace Station narrowly rejected union representation by Culinary Local 226 over the weekend. Union officials say they will...

10/3/2016

article Striking Local 54 workers hold barbecue in front of Taj
(Atlantic City) -- Striking Local 54 workers gathered Saturday afternoon on the beach in front of Trump Taj Mahal for a concert, barbecue and bonfire. The event allowed...

9/30/2016

article Trump Taj Mahal Local 54 strike surpasses 90-day mark
(Atlantic City) -- With rain pouring down, Rich Marin, 56, a cocktail server at the Trump Taj Mahal, and the rest of the members of striking Unite Here Local 54 chanted...

9/9/2016

article Striking Local 54 members travel to D.C. to lobby for bill
(Atlantic City) -- Three bus loads of striking Unite Here Local 54 members traveled to Washington D.C. Thursday to lobby for a bill that supporters say would increase...

9/6/2016

article Majority of Boulder Station employees vote for union representation
(Nevada) -- A majority of employees at Boulder Station has voted for union representation by Culinary Local 226. Station Casinos management acknowledged the results...

9/5/2016

article Without Trump, Taj Mahal workers face their fate
(Atlantic City) -- Donald Trump doesn’t own the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City anymore. His stake in the casino was wiped out when it declared bankruptcy...

9/2/2016

article NLRB to oversee election for Culinary Local 226 at Boulder Station
(Las Vegas) -- The National Labor Relations Board will oversee a secret-ballot election for Culinary Local 226 union representation at Boulder Station Friday and...
article Local 54 marches outside Trump Plaza, marking nearly two years since closure
(Atlantic City) -- Striking employees from the Trump Taj Mahal are marching in front of the Trump Plaza, the Atlantic Club and the site of the former Sands Casino in...

8/24/2016

article Gary casinos workers ratify 2-year contract
(Indiana) -- Union workers at Majestic Star Casinos in Gary overwhelmingly ratified a new two-year contract that includes annual raises and maintains the health...
article Majestic Star union workers ratify contract
(Indiana) -- Union-represented employees at Majestic Star Casino ratified a new contract last week, replacing one that expired in December. The casino’s 250 Unite...

8/23/2016

article Majestic Star union workers ratify contract
(Indiana) -- Union-represented employees at Majestic Star Casino ratified a new contract last week, replacing one that expired in December. The casino's 250 Unite...

8/19/2016

article Battle on the Boardwalk: Trump Taj Mahal Workers Continue Strike
(New Jersey) -- Bartenders, housekeepers, servers, cooks, and other casino workers at the Trump Taj Mahal have made history with the longest casino strike in Atlantic...

8/17/2016

article Local 54 launches GoFundMe account
(Atlantic City) -- Striking Unite Here Local 54 workers at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort have launched a GoFundMe account to provide financial assistance to...

8/3/2016

article Trump Taj Mahal strike: Longest in Atlantic City casino era
(Atlantic City) -- The strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino is about to become the longest in the 38-year history of Atlantic City's casino era. The walkout by...

8/2/2016

article Taj Mahal strikers rally for proposed unemployment bill
(Atlantic City) -- Striking Atlantic City casino workers have rallied in Trenton in support of a bill that would grant unemployment benefits to workers engaged in...

7/28/2016

article How Local 54 casino strike compares with 2004 Atlantic City walkout
(Atlantic City) -- Unite Here Local 54’s strike at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort is on track to become the longest work stoppage in the history of city’s...

7/23/2016

article Taj Mahal casino strike rallies outside forces
(Atlantic City) -- With a strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino about to enter its fourth week and no end in sight, Atlantic City’s main casino workers union...

7/20/2016

article Indian Casino's Handbook Illegally Restrictive: NLRB Judge [sub req]
(California) -- A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled Monday that an Indian casino in Pauma Valley, California, maintained illegal employee handbook rules related...
article Local 54 rejects Icahn's offer as expected
(Atlantic City) -- Taj Mahal Casino Resort’s contract ultimatum to Unite-Here Local 54 came and went Monday with little movement from either side as the impasse...
article Pickets, but no deal, on tap in Atlantic City casino strike
(Atlantic City) -- With a strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino about to enter its fourth week with no end in sight, Atlantic City's main casino workers union...

7/16/2016

article Strike wears on Taj Mahal casino workers as Icahn deadline nears
(Atlantic City) -- For more than two weeks, the late-night silence in front of Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort has been interrupted by the sounds of drums and chants for a...

7/15/2016

article Local 54 votes to ratify Tropicana contract
(Atlantic City) -- UNITE HERE Local 54 employees at Tropicana Atlantic City voted Thursday to ratify a new contract with the resort.

7/14/2016

article Nishnawbe Aski Police union applies for conciliation in contract dispute
(Ontario) -- The union representing Nishnawbe Aski Police Service staff has applied for conciliation in an ongoing contact dispute with the police force.

7/13/2016

article Striking casino workers take protest to Icahn, Trump
(New York) -- Striking Atlantic City casino workers are taking their protest to the New York City doorstep of the man who bought Trump Taj Mahal casino. Local 54 of the...
article Taj ultimatum: Take casino health deal by Monday or its gone
(Atlantic City) -- – A strike against Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino grew more contentious Wednesday as strikers rallied outside the New York offices...

7/12/2016

article Local 54 approves deal with three casinos
(Atlantic City) -- UNITE HERE Local 54 members at Caesars Atlantic City, Bally’s Atlantic City and Harrah’s Resort voted Monday night to ratify new contracts...

7/10/2016

article No new talks scheduled in Local 54 strike
(Atlantic City) -- No new talks are scheduled between UNITE-HERE Local 54 and the representatives of the Taj Mahal, union officials said Sunday.
article Striking Taj Mahal workers dig in for week two in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- On the morning of Friday, July 8 at approximately 6am, about 900 Local 54 UNITE HERE hospitality workers from the Trump Taj Mahal entered week two of...

7/5/2016

article No new talks scheduled in Trump Taj Mahal strike
(Atlantic City) -- No new contracts talks are scheduled between UNITE-HERE Local 54 and Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort officials, according to union representatives....

7/4/2016

article Gamblers cross casino picket lines to union workers' jeers
(Atlantic City) -- Striking Atlantic City casino workers are using the Fourth of July holiday to highlight their struggle against billionaire Carl Icahn, who owns the...
article Strike at Icahn's Trump Taj Mahal extends to July 4
(Atlantic City) -- Workers upset over cuts to health and other benefits at Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino extended their strike into the Fourth of July...

7/3/2016

article Atlantic City Casino Workers’ Bargaining Is Going Down to the Wire, and a Strike Is Still Possible
(Atlantic City) -- Just as the casinos of Atlantic City gear up for a desperately needed big influx of gamblers over the long Fourth of July weekend, thousands of casino...
article Day 3 of Taj Mahal casino strike and no talks scheduled
(Atlantic City) -- The strike against Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino enters its third day without any talks scheduled to try to resolve it.
article Day 3 of Taj Mahal casino strike: Still no talks scheduled
(Atlantic City) -- Just after midnight on a typical Sunday, John McLaughlin would be preparing for a shift bartending at a lounge at Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal...
article Trump Taj Mahal Casino Workers Strike Enters Day 3
(Atlantic City) -- UNITE HERE Local 54 union members employed at Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal entered Day 3 of their strike against the casino management’...
article Trump Taj Mahal workers on strike: How has the labor movement evolved
(Atlantic City) -- Workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino and hotel in Atlantic City went on strike early Friday morning after the casino workers' union, Unite Here,...
article Whistles blow and drums bang for day three of Taj Mahal strike
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s busiest weekend of the year looks to be problematic for the Trump Taj Mahal as Sunday marks day three for approximately 1,000...

7/2/2016

article Strike at Trump Taj Mahal casino raises questions about its future
(Atlantic City) -- A strike against Atlantic City’s most vulnerable casino on the biggest moneymaking weekend of the year raised fresh questions about the future...
article Strikers picket outside N.J. casino
(Atlantic City) -- Striking union members chanted, banged drums and blew whistles as part of a raucous picket line outside the Trump Taj Mahal casino Friday amid a...
article Taj Mahal strike enters 2nd day over health care, pensions
(Atlantic City) -- A top manager for billionaire Carl Icahn says Atlantic City's main casino workers' union appears "hell-bent" on trying to shut down...
article The Latest: Casino: Union actions detrimental for Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- The Latest on Atlantic City’s main casino workers union and its strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The Trump...
article Union Goes On Strike Against Trump Taj Mahal Casino
(Atlantic City) -- A strike against Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino entered its second day Saturday with both sides appearing confident they could outwait the...

7/1/2016

article The Latest: Managers picking up from striking casino workers
(Atlantic City) -- The Latest on Atlantic City's main casino workers union and its strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino (all times local): 1 p.m. Atlantic City...
article Trump Taj Mahal Casino Workers Strike During July 4 Weekend
(Atlantic City) -- About a thousand workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, NJ went on strike Friday morning ahead of the busy July 4 weekend, another...
article Trump Taj Mahal Casino Workers Strike in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino and hotel in Atlantic City walked off the job early Friday morning and took to picket lines after contract...
press release UNITE HERE Local 54 Taj Mahal Strike Hurts Own
(Atlantic City) -- Recently Icahn EnterpriSES LP (“IEP”) rescued the failing bankrupt Taj Mahal CASino Hotel and has kept it open thereby saving the jobs of...
article Workers strike at Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- It's going to be a rough start to the holiday weekend for the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City. Close to 1,000 workers at the casino went...
article Atlantic City Strike Adverted at Three of Union’s Five Targeted Casinos
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic City strike planned by the UNITE HERE Local 54 hospitality workers union has been averted at three of the five targeted casinos.

6/30/2016

article APNewsBreak: Union to strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino
(Atlantic City) -- Still seething from the cancellation of its members' health insurance and pension benefits nearly two years ago, Atlantic City's main casino...
article AP: Union has deal with 4th Atlantic City casino
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's main casino workers union reached agreement Thursday with four of the five casinos it had been targeting for a strike this weekend.
article Local 54 reaches deal with three casinos ahead of possible strike
(Atlantic City) -- The city’s main casino workers union struck a deal Thursday with three casinos owned by Caesars Entertainment, avoiding a strike at those...

6/29/2016

article Strike by casino workers looms in crisis-weary Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- It's been a rough two years for Atlantic City. This seaside gambling resort has seen a third of its casinos vanish; come close to bankruptcy; and...

6/28/2016

article Atlantic City casino strike "likely," Local 54 says
(Atlantic City) -- A strike at one or more casinos is “likely” Friday, the city’s casino workers union president said Tuesday, as negotiations with...
article Atlantic City Inches Closer To Casino Workers Strike
(Atlantic City) -- Now roughly 6,000 casino workers who handle everything from preparing food to cleaning rooms could go on strike unless concessions are made by the...
article Union leader reaffirms strike threat at five of Atlantic City's eight casinos
(Atlantic City) -- The leader of a union local that represents nearly 6,000 Atlantic City casino workers said Tuesday that a strike is likely later this week unless the...
article Union: Strike likely soon at AC casino
(Atlantic City) -- The head of Atlantic City’s main casino workers union said Tuesday that a strike is likely against at least one of five casinos this week. Bob...

6/27/2016

article Atlantic City casinos under threat from union strike
(Atlantic City) -- Five of Atlantic City’s eight casinos are in fear of operational havoc if union Unite-HERE ‘Local 54’ forces a worker strike on 1...
article Will union or casinos fare worse in an Atlantic City strike?
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's main casino workers union is threatening to go on strike against five of the city's eight casinos on July 1 unless a new...

6/24/2016

article Local 54 sets negotiation dates with 5 Atlantic City casinos
(Atlantic City) -- The city’s casino-workers union, threatening to strike July 1 at five city resorts, has contract negotiations with casino management scheduled...

6/18/2016

article Employees of four Atlantic City casinos vote for strike action
(Atlantic City) -- Workers at four Atlantic City casinos have voted to go on strike, should they fail to receive what they consider to a fair contract before 1 July....

6/17/2016

article Union authorizes July strike against 5 Atlantic City casinos
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's casino workers say they'll go on strike against five of the city's eight casinos on July 1 if a contract isn't reached...
article Local 54 overwhelmingly votes in favor of a strike
(Atlantic City) -- A strike will be called at five city casinos if negotiations don’t yield a new labor contract by July 1, the president of the casino-workers...

6/16/2016

article Atlantic City's casinos workers are preparing themselves for a possible strike against most of the city's gambling halls
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's casinos workers are preparing themselves for a possible strike against most of the city's gambling halls that would hit just...
article Union authorizes July strike against 5 Atlantic City casinos
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's casino workers say they'll go on strike against five of the city's eight casinos on July 1 if a contract isn't reached...
article Union voting on Atlantic City casino strike authorization
(Atlantic City) -- Workers at many of Atlantic City's casinos are preparing themselves for a possible strike later this summer against most of the city's...
article Workers at four Atlantic City casinos vote on strike authorization
(Atlantic City) -- Workers at four casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey's gambling hub, turned out to vote on Thursday on whether to authorize a strike if they are...

5/20/2016

article Ameristar Casino lawsuit: Union harassing customers at their homes, businesses over boycott
(Indiana) -- Indiana’s Ameristar Casino and a group of the casino’s patrons have sued a local union, claiming the labor group has gone too far in its dispute...

5/17/2016

article Las Vegas Culinary Union 226 Implies Jim Crow Laws Being Used in Red Rock and Station Casinos Dispute
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas Culinary Union Local 226 says the actions of the Clark County District Attorney’s office in relation to the distribution of flyers by two...

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