- Apr 13, 2011
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Overruling objections filed by Donald Trump’s corporation, the National Labor Relations Boardofficially certified a union for more than 500 workers at the Trump International Hotel just off the Las Vegas strip. The workers, who voted to unionize last December, are now demanding the hotel’s management sit down with them to negotiate a contract immediately. Yet management has indicated they will instead appeal the Labor Board’s decision to the federal agency in Washington.“We’re just waiting for a contract,” housekeeper Maria Jaramillo told ThinkProgress. “We deserve one. We’re not second-class workers. So we’re here, waiting for him.”
Despite the new ruling in their favor, the workers may have to keep waiting. The hotel’s decision to appeal is in keeping with their longstanding efforts to prevent their employees from organizing. Workers told ThinkProgress they were subjected to intimidation by their supervisors and the “union avoidance” consulting firm they hired.
Read more @: Donald Trump’s Las Vegas Hotel Is Officially Unionized
Donald Trump a friend of the working class and organized labor? :naughty Not so much.
Glad these workers are winning in their efforts to beat that scab Trump. :applaud