Tag: Dealers Union

Gaming Workers at The LINQ Casino Vote for UAW Representation

LAS VEGAS — Gaming workers at The LINQ casino voted overwhelmingly for UAW representation in a National Labor Board-supervised election held last night. They became the second group of Las Vegas gaming workers to choose UAW representation in the last 18 months. Khanh “Kenny” Vo, a dealer at The LINQ, said he and his fellow table games dealers wanted UAW representation “so we can all be stronger together as one, and to get our voices heard, and gain the respect that we all deserve as workers.” The UAW will represent 248 dealers as they head into negotiations for a first ... Read more

Flamingo/Margaritaville dealers overwhelmingly ratify groundbreaking first contract

UAW President, Dennis Williams LAS VEGAS ̶ UAW-represented table games dealers at The Flamingo/Margaritaville Casino on Friday overwhelmingly ratified their first-ever contract, a groundbreaking agreement that raises the bar for all gaming workers in Las Vegas. More than 400 dealers, members of UAW Local 3555, ratified the agreement by 91 percent. Through the collective bargaining process, they were able to win significant guaranteed year-over-year wage increases, a new grievance procedure to protect against unjustified discipline, and language that finally draws a line in the sand against the growing practice of diverting their tips to compensate managers. “This agreement is solid ... Read more