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Station Vote Count Shows Culinary Proposals Lost

24 May 2005
Station Casinos Inc. has released the vote count for three proposals the Culinary Union Local 226 brought before shareholders at the company's annual meeting last Wednesday. The union, which owns 262 shares, submitted a proposal to end the company's supermajority two-thirds voting requirement by ... (read more)

Century Theatres Premieres at Santa Fe Station

13 May 2005
LAS VEGAS -- Just in time for the opening of the newest Star Wars flick, moviegoers in the northwest part of the Las Vegas Valley have a new theater to visit at the same time an old one has shut down. "Century Theatres on Thursday closed its Rancho Santa Fe movie theater but opens a new movie theater today with its first scheduled show times across the street at Santa Fe Station Casino. ... (read more)

Wynn Workers Want Culinary Union

28 April 2005
LAS VEGAS -- Well before the place was set to open, management at Wynn Las Vegas agreed to the organizing campaign of the Culinary Union Local 226. Now the workers have, too. Union organizers were able to get a majority of the cocktail servers, bartenders, maids, porters and food service workers at ... (read more)

Wynn Employees Pulled From Other Companies

7 April 2005
LAS VEGAS -- Of the 9,500 workers Wynn Las Vegas has hired, 20 percent were hired from former Mirage Resorts properties, the property's top human resources executive said. But an MGM Mirage executive says the anticipated losses at Bellagio, Mirage, Treasure Island and Golden Nugget -- hotels Steve Wynn sold MGM Grand in 2000 -- won't hurt the operation of its properties. ... (read more)

Couple Allege Intrusion at Treasure Island

4 April 2005
A newly married California couple has alleged in a lawsuit that their honeymoon night at the Treasure Island was ruined when four hotel security guards barged into their penthouse suite while they were having sex. Officials of the gaming property have denied the couple's version of the ... (read more)

Casinos: Looks Just One Aspect of Standards for Servers

31 March 2005
LAS VEGAS -- For cocktail servers in Las Vegas casinos, it's the survival of the fittest. And cutest. And youngest. Employees' lawyers and women's issues experts say nature has nothing on the Darwinesque workplace inhabited by cocktail servers. Local gaming officials say appearance and attitude standards are an important part of their business' overall success. ... (read more)

Culinary, Aladdin in Negotiations on Deal

11 March 2005
LAS VEGAS -- The Culinary Local 226 is currently in subcommittee negotiations with the Aladdin, working to hammer out the union's first deal with one of the three remaining large nonunion hotels on the Strip. Negotiations with the owners of the Aladdin began earlier this month, D. Taylor, secretary-treasurer of the Culinary Union, said. ... (read more)

Culinary, Aladdin Set to Talk

23 February 2005
Despite a previously contentious relationship with the current and previous owners of the Aladdin, Culinary Union and company leaders have expressed optimism about their ability to hammer out a deal. The union and the company are set to begin negotiations on behalf of about 1,500 cocktail servers, bartenders, maids, porters and food service workers on March 1 and 2, D. ... (read more)

Linen Company's Drivers Returning to Work After Strike

6 January 2005
LAS VEGAS -- Teamster truck drivers are set to return to work today at Mission Industries after voting overwhelmingly to ratify a three-year contract agreement with the linen company on Wednesday. The ratification vote officially ended a four-day strike. The strike was the result of a dispute between ... (read more)

Union Set to Vote on Offer

5 January 2005
LAS VEGAS -- Truck drivers at linen company Mission Industries were set to vote this morning on a tentative contract agreement reached Tuesday between Teamsters Local 14 and the company, ending a four-day strike. Gary Mauger, secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 14 which represents the 111 ... (read more)

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