Labor negotiations

Culinary Union members file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately affect the casinos, but it would give union negotiators a huge bargaining chip by allowing them to call for a strike at any time starting June 1. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
May 23, 2018 - 7:43 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous resorts. About 25,000 members...
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Volunteer Jenifer Murias yells into a megaphone as Culinary Union members file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately affect the casinos, but it would give union negotiators a huge bargaining chip by allowing them to call for a strike at any time starting June 1. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
May 23, 2018 - 1:38 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted Tuesday to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous resorts. About 25,000...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2002 file photo, members of the Culinary Union Local 226 picket outside the Plaza hotel-casino in Las Vegas hours before their contract was to expire. Fifty-thousand unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts will expire at the end of the month are set to vote on whether to go on strike. The Culinary Union on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, said it will hold a strike vote May 22 at a university arena. (AP Photo/Lori Cain, File)
May 09, 2018 - 9:11 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The union representing 50,000 Las Vegas casino employees whose contracts will expire at the end of the month announced Wednesday the workers are set to vote on whether to strike, a move that could cripple the city. The Culinary Union will hold the strike vote May 22 at a university...
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Leader of the labor union Worker Force Pascal Pagageau, arrives at the Prime Minister's office in Paris, France, Monday, May 7, 2018. A powerful French union is vowing to push ahead with strikes that have hobbled nationwide train services, even as signs of a possible compromise emerged in talks with President Emmanuel Macron's government. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 07, 2018 - 8:04 am
PARIS (AP) — A powerful French union is vowing to push ahead with strikes that have hobbled nationwide train services, even as signs of a possible compromise emerged in talks with President Emmanuel Macron's government. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe met Monday with unions to discuss amendments to...
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In this March 26, 2018, photo, Hyundai Motor's vehicles are seen at the company's export yard in Ulsan, South Korea. Unions at South Korea's two-largest automakers, Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors, say plans to revise a free trade deal with the United States involve concessions that will prevent local automakers from entering the fast-growing U.S. pick-up truck market. (Kim Yong-tae/Yonhap via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 5:50 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Unions at South Korea's two-largest automakers, Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp., have blasted plans to revise a free trade deal with the United States, saying the amended deal will prevent local automakers from entering the fast-growing U.S. pick-up truck market. "...
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 file photo, the British and EU flags flap in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels. European Council President Donald Tusk unveiled on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the EU's approach to the next phase of Brexit talks on future relations with the UK. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
March 08, 2018 - 1:40 pm
LONDON (AP) — One of the British government's biggest Brexit cheerleaders has taken aim at those in the European Union he accuses of looking to punish Britain for its decision to leave the bloc as exhibiting gang-like tendencies. As Brexit talks appear to have hit an impasse particularly over what...
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Teachers and school personnel celebrate after the state Senate approved a bill to increase state employee pay by 5 percent at the capitol in Charleston, W.Va., on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The lawmakers unanimously approved the pay raises for teachers and troopers, after the governor reached a deal to end a teacher walkout that shuttered the state's schools for nine days. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
March 06, 2018 - 4:57 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on a statewide teachers strike in West Virginia (all times local): 3:50 p.m. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed a bill to give teachers in the state a raise, ending a statewide teacher walkout that lasted nine days. Justice spoke at a Tuesday afternoon news...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018 file photo, Parry Casto, a fifth grade teacher at the Explorer Academy in Huntington, W.Va., dressed in an Uncle Sam costume leads hundreds of teachers in chants outside the state Senate chambers at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va The strike rolled into its second weekend with the state Senate planning to meet Saturday, March 3 after declining to take a vote on whether the teachers will get the 5 percent pay raise negotiated by Gov. Jim Justice and union leaders. (AP Photo/John Raby)
March 03, 2018 - 10:32 pm
Unions representing West Virginia teachers and service personnel said Saturday that they will stay out on strike after the state Senate voted to cut the 5 percent pay raise they had negotiated with Gov. Jim Justice. In a joint statement, the American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia, West...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier waits for the start of a General Affairs, Article 50, meeting at the EU Council building in Brussels on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
February 28, 2018 - 11:12 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Former British Prime Minister John Major says the U.K. government's self-imposed "red lines" on Brexit have made a favorable outcome impossible. Major, who was Conservative prime minister between 1992 and 1997, says the U...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks to Finance State Secretary Jens Spahn during a meeting of the German parliament Bundestag in Berlin. Chancellor Angela Merkel is preparing to name her ministerial team for a new German government on Sunday evening, Feb. 25, 2018, amid reports that she plans to promote 37-year-old Jens Spahn, a leading advocate of a more conservative approach. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
February 25, 2018 - 1:15 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel named an ambitious young conservative Sunday as health minister in Germany's new government, signaling a desire to integrate critics as she embarks on her fourth term. Merkel had pledged to put fresh faces in her Cabinet after reaching a coalition deal this...
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