LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 1,000 members of a powerful Las Vegas casino workers union and other hospitality workers picketed Wednesday evening outside the Palms casino-resort, where owners have refused to bargain with the union.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed into law an increase of the minimum wage, a collective bargaining bill and other measures fulfilling progressive wish lists and promises he set out in his State of the State address.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — An Assembly committee has passed an amended version of a bill that would dramatically change collective bargaining rules for Nevada public employees and has been panned by labor groups as "Union Armageddon."
Las Vegas is a city filled with casinos, hotels, and unions. So how can unions and employers work well together to achieve what's best for employees? How can employees protect their rights in the workplace? UNLV's Boyd School of Law holds its "Democracy and the Workplace" conference from Feb. 23-25. We talk with the conference's co-organizer, as well as the local union and an employers' attorney about the future of collective bargaining.
Teachers in southern Nevada and across the country are feeling greater pressures from lawmakers and parents, less job security in light of tougher evaluation systems and stresses in the classroom from bigger classes and tougher students. What are teachers feeling about the way their field is changing? What do Clark County teachers feel about the new rules that change the way they will be evaluated and promoted (or fired)? And, what do educators in southern Nevada think of their new superintendent? Start the conversation before the show.