Federal labor agency orders Station Casinos to negotiate with Culinary Union

Federal labor agency orders Station Casinos to negotiate with Culinary Union

Article brief provided by The Nevada Independent
  • Howard Stutz, The Nevada Independent
June 19, 2024 8:01 PM

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has affirmed a previous ruling that Red Rock Resorts violated national labor laws when it successfully tried to persuade workers not to unionize and has ordered three of the company’s Las Vegas casinos to negotiate collective bargaining agreements with employees represented by Culinary Workers Union Local 226.

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In an 81-page decision released late Monday, the NLRB unanimously agreed with an administrative law judge’s 2022 decision that Red Rock — through its Station Casinos operating division — violated the National Labor Relations Act by interfering in union organizing efforts. The company’s tactics included threats that new benefits would go away if workers unionized and steaks served to employees imprinted with the phrase “VOTE NO!”