Negotiating teams from the Culinary Union and Sodexo Live!, the contracted food service provider for the Las Vegas Convention Center, averted a strike Friday night — six hours before workers vowed to walk off their jobs and form picket lines.
Representatives of Culinary Local 226 and Bartenders Local 165 announced Friday evening that they’d establish picket lines at various locations around the Convention Center and walk off the job Saturday at 6 a.m. But at about 11:55 p.m. Friday, union officials announced an agreement had been reached on a four-year contract.
Union officials didn’t say when a ratification vote would be scheduled…
The strike was averted days before the Las Vegas Convention Center is scheduled to host what’s expected to be the largest trade show since the COVID-19 pandemic.