Station Casinos Surrenders to Union Over Palace Station Election-Fixing Claims

Station Casinos Surrenders to Union Over Palace Station Election-Fixing Claims

A ceasefire between Station Casinos and the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 is likely to bring about the unionization of this Palace Station in downtown Las Vegas.

Palace Station’s owner Station Casinos was accused of trying to influence an election of its workers by indirectly threatening them with health care premium cuts.

It’s not that Station has suddenly changed its long-held stance that is anti-union rather, the organization has been forced into an uncomfortable climb down, having been accused of rigging a workers’ election, possibly in violation of this National Labor Relations Act.

This week, the business agreed to settle a unjust labor practices complaint filed to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) by the union. Facility was criticized by the NLRB for allegedly interfering with the election, held last October.

‘Instead than engage in long, disruptive and distracting proceedings, the organization has decided so it would maintain its most readily useful interests to proceed with negotiations with the union since the collective bargaining representative at Palace facility for the qualified bargaining product team members at that home,’ said Station in an formal statement.

Station Casinos added it shall stop fighting Local 226’s attempt to unionize the property and proceed with negotiations.

Alleged ‘Election Rigging’

The election in question looked for to determine whether casino emp Continue reading “Station Casinos Surrenders to Union Over Palace Station Election-Fixing Claims”