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.
For more information, visit TWU Local 721’s website.
Gaming Division Updates
Gaming Division Updates
Published 10 Jan, 2014 </div> <p style=”color: rgb(74, 74, 74);text-decoration: none;text-transform: none;background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”>TWU State Conferences are the powerhouses where we supercharge our vision, know-how, and coordination. These meetings of local leadership provide a forum for our locals to pool resources, strategize, and grow a dedicated network of activists to confront regional challenges. […]
Published 05 Sep, 2014 </div></p> <div>At its last summit meeting in August, held at the TWU Local 100 union hall in Brooklyn, NY, the TWU Veterans Committee (TWUVC) established a focused plan of action to make national strides on veterans’ issues. The midterm elections are upon us, and the TWUVC is in a position to […]
Published 27 Feb, 2015 </div></p> <div><strong style=”color: rgb(74, 74, 74);text-decoration: none;text-transform: none;background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”>WHY THE STATE CONFERENCES’ “TWU DISTRICT DAYS” CAMPAIGN IS SO IMPORTANT IN OUR FIGHT TO PROTECT WORKING FAMILIES</strong></div> <div>By TWU COPE Field Staff Representatives Gwen York and Terry Daniels</div> <div> <div>One of the main goals of our State Conference program […]
Published 25 Feb, 2016 In a victory for TWU members at Local 721, an appeals court reversed a ruling that allowed Wynn Las Vegas to pool its dealers’ tips and distribute them among other workers at the casino. The unfair tip-pooling policy was the original straw that broke the camel’s back and caused the dealers […]
Published 22 Jul, 2016 Negotiations at American Airlines have dragged on long enough. We want to hold the company accountable to the promises they make at the bargaining table — but we need your help. That’s why we’re asking you to tweet, Instagram, and Facebook a #SolidaritySelfie to show you’re with us. We’re fighting for thousands […]
Published 31 Mar, 2016 This week, the Supreme Court officially deadlocked in the Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association case, effectively allowing the lower court’s decision in the case to stand. It was a victory for organized labor, but only a temporary reprieve from other harmful anti-worker cases making their way through the judicial system. The […]
Published 30 Jan, 2014 </div> <div>At TWU’s 1961 Constitutional Convention, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. told our delegates that he drew inspiration in the fight for civil rights from their independence of mind: “I want to say a word about your President, Mike Quill, and some of your other leaders whom I have met. There […]
Education & Training Workshops Build Stewards’ Expertise Published 10 Sep, 2014 Over the past few months, TWU has rolled out a program of intensive education and training workshops at our locals across the country. Coordinated and overseen by Education Consultant Robert Wechsler, Ph.D., these focused sessions are tailored to the needs of specific union representatives […]