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PLAYUSA: Las Vegas Casino Workers Are Setting The Stage For A Strike

The Culinary and Bartenders Unions‘ more than 53,000 Las Vegas hospitality workers will hold a vote that could pave the way for a strike.

The unions announced that a vote will happen on Sept. 26, in which union members will choose whether or not they will allow the unions’ negotiating committee to call for a strike. It is a vote to allow leaders to vote on a strike, not a vote to strike.

The vote comes as the unions and Las Vegas’ top three employers negotiate a new five-year contract:

  1. MGM Resorts International
  2. Caesars Entertainment Corporate
  3. Wynn/Encore Resorts

Culinary Union Secretary-Treasurer Ted Pappageorge said in a statement that the unions are fighting for a contract that would protect overworked union members and that the unions and Vegas employers are still “so far apart” in their negotiations:

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