Las Vegas hospitality workers voted to authorize a strike in the city’s dominant industry but experts say a tight labor market could force a deal before any walkouts occur.
McKenna Ross joined the Review-Journal in June 2021 as a business reporter covering Southern Nevada nonprofits and the charity sector. She is a corps member with Report for America, a national service program that places journalists into local newsrooms. She previously reported for MLive, a Michigan news site, and interned at The Oregonian, the Palm Beach Post, Gongwer News Service and WKAR News. She is a graduate of Michigan State University.
Culinary Local 226 and Bartenders Local 165 members overwhelming voted to authorize a citywide strike, the union announced.
Culinary Union members will decide Tuesday if they are prepared to strike over negotiations in citywide contracts for the hospitality industry on the Strip and in downtown Las Vegas.
Culinary Local 226’s calls for mandated daily room cleanings illustrates the union’s push for changing workload demands.
Plaintiffs say Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts International failed to protect customer data during attacks revealed this month.
Experts say MGM Resorts International’s cybersecurity issues are not likely to affect travelers visiting for Life is Beautiful and the iHeartRadio Music Festival.
Boyd Gaming will bring its innovation center to a building at UNLV’s Harry Reid Research and Technology Park in a joint innovation and training effort.
The Italian slot machine maker has said it would consider “potential strategic alternatives” for its global gaming and digital gaming divisions.
Full-time, seasonal and part-time roles are available across Amazon’s operations.
The company behind the Sphere said a set of “spokesbots” will interact with guests when they visit the 17,500-seat venue.
The planned mid-December opening comes nearly two decades after the north Strip resort’s plans were first unveiled.
Caesars paid millions of dollars in ransom after being cyberattacked by a group known as Scattered Spider or UNC 3944, it was reported.
A credit union that serves casino employees said an outage of its mobile and online banking services is not related to the MGM Resorts cybersecurity breach.
A newly remodeled boutique hotel wants to make guests feel like they’re in resort towns in Idaho or Colorado when it opens to the public in early October.