The Parking Division Newsletter for May, 2015 features articles about organizing victories at the Elara and Cromwell hotels in Las Vegas, Seattle parking attendants' fight for justice and organizing victories in Chicago.
Teamster members and family members are offered a new benefit, LifeLock® Identity Theft Protection.
The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced the topic for the 2015 Essay Contest.
The unfair labor practice strike was launched over multiple violations by SLS aimed at preventing its valet parking attendants from exercising their right to form a union. Management has committed several unfair labor practices, including interrogating workers who support the union, threatening to outsource their jobs, threatening to reduce their pay and benefits and terminating three workers for supporting the organizing campaign.
(LAS VEGAS) – Today, valet parking attendants at SLS Hotel and Casino, along with Teamsters Local 986, are temporarily ending the unfair labor practice strike launched Wednesday at SLS Hotel and Casino. The strike could resume at any moment should SLS management continue to disregard the National Labor Relations Act and refuse to allow its 50 valet parking attendants to exercise their federally protected rights.
(LAS VEGAS) – Today, Teamsters Local 986 launched an unfair labor practice strike against the SLS Hotel and Casino for multiple violations aimed at preventing its valet parking attendants from exercising their federally protected right to form a union.
(LAS VEGAS) – Today, Teamsters, employees and community allies protested SLS Casino and Hotel management’s ongoing violations of its workers’ right to form a union. Hundreds took part to support the valet parking attendants’ ongoing struggle for fairness.
*Deadline is March 31: High school seniors who are the son or daughter of a Teamster member (including BLET, BMWED, GCC members) can apply now for college scholarships, ranging in award amount between $1,000 and $10,000 through the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund.