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This week, Culinary Union workers voted to authorize a strike. The bartenders union did the same. The teacher’s union contract dispute with the school district is now in the hands of an arbitrator.
LGBTQ rights in Nevada have come a long way since the AIDS crisis of the 1980s. And so have that community’s biggest institutions.
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The resolution authorizes the force to deploy for one year, with a review after nine months. The non-U.N. mission would be funded by voluntary contributions, with the U.S. pledging up to $200 million.