The union representing culinary workers within the Las Vegas strip held a demonstration in the street during rush hour on Wednesday.
Some 75 members were arrested during a civil disobedience stint. Vegas police were notified by the union beforehand that a protest would be taking place and those who were arrested donned shirts that read: “I’m getting arrested to win the best contract ever.” The Culinary Workers Union is currently in negotiations with MGM, Caesars, and Wynn Resorts but has voted to strike if they cannot come to an agreement.
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Members of the Culinary Workers Union block traffic along the Strip, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023, in Las Vegas. Thousands of hotel workers fighting for new union contracts rallied Wednesday night on the Las Vegas Strip, where …