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Las Vegas Casino Workers Roll the Dice and Join Detroit-based UAW


March 17, 2019, 10:09 AM

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Gaming dealers at Bally’s, Harrah’s, Paris and the Wynn in Las Vegas have joined more than 8,000 UAW members in casino’s across the country, the Detroit-based UAW announced Sunday.

“We welcome our new UAW sisters and brothers to the UAW family," UAW President Gary Jones said in a statement. Gaming dealers at Bally’s, Harrah’s, Paris and the Wynn will now join the over 8,000 UAW members in Casino’s across the country. We expect another successful vote from Caesars’ workers next week. With these votes, the UAW is proud to have organized almost 9,000 new members since June of 2018.”

The UAW grew by more than 10,000 members nationally in 2017, the Free Press has reported, and has added members at academic institutions across the country.

From Detroit to Florida and from Baltimore to Las Vegas, the UAW represents various casino worker including  table games dealers, slot technicians, poker dealers, poker clerks, casino hosts and cage cashiers.



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