Nevadas Culinary Union to file lawsuit against Vegas Strip casinos – KTNV Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KTNV)– The Culinary Union plans to file a suit next week against casinos on the Las Vegas Strip on behalf of its workers who are facing hazardous working conditions amidst the pandemic.
The casino workers Culinary Union stated it is suing the business for injunctive relief under the Labor-Management Relations Act based upon the harmful working conditions that workers deal with.
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The claim alleges casino hotels have actually not safeguarded employees, their families, and their community from the spread of COVID-19. And that the existing guidelines and treatments in location for reacting to employees contracting COVID-19 have been wholly and precariously insufficient.
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The Culinary Union also says it is demanding safety for all hospitality and gaming employees in Nevada and is tracking what gambling establishment companies are doing to prevent COVID-19 here.
Geoconda Argüello-Kline, secretary-treasurer for the Culinary Union, is set up to lead a virtual interview on June 29 at 11 a.m. to share the information of the lawsuit with the public.