As it turned out, casinos and hotels are not conscientious about the employment contracts that are concluded with the staff. More than fifty employees of hotels and casinos in Nevada went on strike and joined trade unions to improve the terms of employment contracts.
A press release in Nevada and the local branch of the 226 culinary workers ‘ Union revealed that employees at the Fiesta Rancho hotel and casino last week voted to unionize in Las Vegas. The secret elections were attended by 147 employees of the Las Vegas casino under the leadership of the National labor relations Council (NLRB). The result showed that 85% decided to join its ranks, and the minority – to join the 165 Union of bartenders and culinary workers.
The struggle for a labor contract
Fiesta Rancho, which is both a hotel and a casino, is managed by the station Casinos subsidiary of the American casino operator Red Rock Resorts Incorporated. According to the results of the vote, he took sixth place in Nevada, among those wishing to unite since September 2016. The election showed that about 85% of people want to join the Union of culinary workers who want to fight for a good employment contract.
What the leaders of the movement say
On a press release, the Secretary-Treasurer of the culinary workers, Geoconda Arguello-Kline, announced that NLRB had ruled that the casino of the above hotel was illegally attempting to worsen the terms of employment contracts of Palms Casino Resort .
According to the representative of the trade Union, the staff began a strike and the employees of the two casinos voted for the Union by a majority vote. Thus, employees of several casinos (Green Valley Ranch, Palace Station Hotel and Casino and Boulder Station Hotel and Casino) United in one Union.
Red Rock Resorts Incorporated opened 19 hotels and casinos in Las Vegas and Fiesta Henderson Hotel and Casino, Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa and Santa Fe Station Hotel and Casino. Their owners, brothers Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, were accused of a number of labor disputes involving their employees, which led to social unrest, threats of strikes and Union membership.