Las Vegas taxi drivers OK strike
7 December 2012
7 Dec. 2012 8:10 a.m.
Drivers for the Yellow-Checker-Star taxi companies have authorized union leaders to call a strike as early as Dec. 16 over their ongoing contract dispute. After a vote completed late Thursday, a representative of the Industrial Technical Professional Employees Union said the vote to authorize a strike was “overwhelming,” but the union would not disclose vote counts or percentages of voter approval. A contract extension between the drivers and YCS, the second-largest taxi company group in Southern Nevada, is in effect through Dec. 15. Talks between union and company bargaining teams are scheduled Wednesday and Thursday. Sam Moffitt, chief shop steward ...
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