Dealers suffer union-organizing defeat at the Rio

Knightly, Arnold M.
July 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);7/21/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 29, pP14
The article reports that 60 percent of casino dealers voted against forming a union at the Rio in Las Vegas. The entry notes that 247 dealers went against representation by Las Vegas Dealers Local 721. It cites that the local union leaders were surprised by the defeat but will continue to organize casino workers at Strip resorts. It mentions that a decision by Wynn Las Vegas to share dealers' tips with other management personnel prompted efforts to organize unions at the Strip.


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