Las Vegas Union Workers Reach Tentative Agreement with Caesars Casinos and Resorts

by Richard D’Ambrosio

The union representing housekeepers, cocktail and food servers, porters, bellmen, and kitchen workers at Caesars Entertainment properties in Las Vegas said it has reached a tentative agreement to avert a strike that could have begun as early as today.

In a Tweet at 2:41 this morning, the union stated "We are pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached with @CaesarsEnt. The historic new 5-year deal covers approximately 12,000 workers at 9 casino resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. "

There was no word about negotiations with MGM Resorts International.

Last week, union members voted to authorize a strike over contract disputes regarding workplace training, wages and other issues.

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