The deadline for applying for an academic or vocational/training program scholarship from the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is March 2.
(TUKWILA, Wash.) – More than 1,700 card room workers employed by Maverick Gaming have chosen Teamsters Local 117. The Seattle-based local union was authorized as the workers’ exclusive bargaining representative through a card check process conducted by an independent arbitrator today.
(SHELBYVILLE, Ind.) – Caesars Casino workers at the Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville, Indiana have voted to unionize their facility, which is the closest casino to Indianapolis and one of the largest gaming establishments in the state.
By a more than 5-1 margin, horticulture and floral workers at the Wynn and Encore casino hotels on the Las Vegas Strip voted Wednesday, December 12 to join Teamsters Local 986. The vote was 62-12. There are 82 workers in the bargaining unit. They join about 3,000 other casino workers who have already formed their union as members of Local 986.
On October 20, Unite/HERE workers on strike against Marriott hotels will be holding rallies across the country.
UNITE HERE members are on strike against Marriott hotels in hotels across the country and Teamsters are walking the strike lines in support.
MGM warehouse workers recently ratified their first contract with Local 986.
Applications for 2018 are now being accepted by the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund.