Casino Organizing

WHEREAS, the Teamsters have developed a working relationship with UNITE HERE, to build dignity and power for workers in this highly profitable business; and

WHEREAS, our joint organizing efforts are focused now on the Hard Rock Casino, The Palms and Stations casinos; and

WHEREAS, the Teamsters have already achieved many key victories at casino properties that have effectively raised standards in the valet parking industry and other traditional Teamster crafts; and

WHEREAS, the Teamsters are raising standards in the parking industry in the city of Las Vegas, the state of Nevada and nationwide; and

WHEREAS, the Teamsters recognize the stability and long-term growth potential that this industry has in the city of Las Vegas.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED at this 29th International Convention that the Teamsters commit to organizing the hotels and casino industry in Las Vegas in partnership with UNITE HERE and raise standards for all workers in the city.