Culinary Union plans 48-hour strike at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, starting Friday morning

Culinary Union plans 48-hour strike at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, starting Friday morning

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  • McKenna Ross, Las Vegas Review-Journal
May 8, 2024 9:35 PM

Hospitality workers at an off-Strip casino plan to walk off the job for two days after lengthy contract negotiations continue, union officials said Wednesday.

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Culinary Local 226 members at Virgin Hotels are the last workers in the resort corridor to not strike a deal with their employer. While most downtown and off-Strip properties reached agreements with the union in early February — when the union used the upcoming Super Bowl as leverage — the Feb. 5 strike deadline was called off at Virgin Hotels and the union agreed to give management at the roughly 1,500-room property more time to reach a deal.

But negotiations have continued with no progress, according to the union.