Station Casino Ruling Not The End: Chris Sieroty of the Las Vegas Review-Journal writes that the Culintary Union’s legal victory against Stations Casinos LLC is not the end of the dispute as the union still has to campaign to get the employees to unionize. The NLRB recently affirmed an administrative law judge’s finding that the employer committed 82 unfair labor practices, but the employer is considering an appeal. The Culinary Union has been trying to organize Station Casinos’ 13,000 employees for more than a decade.
Unite-Here Alleges Employer Unilaterally Transferred Workers: Chris Keegan of The Westerly Sun reports that Unite Here New England Joint Board Local 431T plans on filing an unfair labor practice charge against Bradford Printing and Finishing plant for allegedly that the employer tansferred workers to the payroll of a staffing agency without bargaining with the union. The employer just settled another case before the NLRB last month agreeing to pay over $125,000 in back pay, but stopped making the payments as it filed for bankruptcy.
Optimism in NHL Labor Talks: Charles Curtis of NJ.com reports that there is some optimism in the National Hockey League’s labor talks as there appears to have been some progress during the last meeting on Friday. During that meeting both sides asked for a new proposal, which is being seen as a signal that both sides think it is time to compromise.