The Gaming Division represents dealers at Bally’s, Caesar’s, Harrah’s, Paris, and Wynn properties in Las Vegas, Nevada, negotiating a significant contract with multi-billionaire Steve Wynn. The division continues to look for opportunities to expand its reach in the gaming industry: fighting for fairer hours, member health and safety, and better wages.
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Gaming Division Updates
Gaming Division Updates
Published 12 Jul, 2012 After five years of fighting for a contract with Caesars Palace, a contract will be presented to nearly 560 Caesars Palace dealers for ratification on July 27. The contract will ensure maintenance of existing wages and health care benefits, just cause for termination, and preservation of the dealers right to challenge tip sharing. […]
Published 20 Feb, 2014 On Tuesday, TWU International President Harry Lombardo was elected to serve as a Vice President on the AFL-CIO Executive Council at the Federation’s Executive Council Winter Meeting. Composed of union leadership from across the AFL-CIO, the Council marshals the collective force of the American labor movement to support working families. “This […]
Published 28 Oct, 2014 LAST UPDATED: MARCH 2015 Brothers and Sisters: As the situation develops, TWU will be posting the most current and useful safety and health informational resources on this page, in addition to hand-distributing them in the field and via individual locals’ unique means of communications with members. Please bookmark this page and check […]
Published 05 Jan, 2016 1966 Strike a Seminal Moment in TWU History Fifty years ago this month, New York City transit workers, led by TWU founding president Michael Quill, voted unanimously to strike, setting the stage for how TWU is recognized today: a fighting, militant union that stands up for justice for all working people, […]
Published 08 Jun, 2016 TWU International President Harry Lombardo was recently honored for his outstanding leadership by Labor Press, New York’s leading source for daily labor news and industry information, at a celebration in New York. The event, held June 1, was also attended by a delegation from the AFL-CIO, led by Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Shuler […]
Published 07 Aug, 2012 More than 500 Dealers at Caesars Palace won big as they overwhelmingly voted last week to ratify their first contract securing their wages, benefits and seniority rights. “Dealers have today achieved the workplace protections and professional standards that that they were looking for when they organized a union in the first […]
Published 11 Mar, 2014 Bob Crow, the fighting leader of the United Kingdom’s National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT), died unexpectedly early on Tuesday morning at the age of 52. This tragedy comes just weeks after Crow led Tube workers in a successful two-day strike over the London Underground’s plan to cut […]
Published 03 Nov, 2014 </div></p> <div> <div><strong style=”color: rgb(74, 74, 74);text-decoration: none;text-transform: none;background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”>Voters Raise Minimum Wage in Five States, Pro-Labor Candidates Win Key Races, Other Gains</strong></div> <div>It’s no secret that the 2014 midterm elections did not yield a pro-labor sea change in American politics. But you won’t get a full picture […]