Las Vegas casinos prepare to hemorrhage $10 million a day as their workers, fearing their jobs will be replaced by robots, get ready to go on strike

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Business Insider—Hospitality and entertainment workers are preparing to go on strike in wake of 50,000 union contracts that expire on Friday, June 1. The chief concern among Las Vegas workers is that their jobs will be replaced by robots. If the strike takes place, it could cost casinos an estimated $10 million a day in losses. In Las Vegas, 50,000 bartenders, cocktail waitresses, cooks, bellmen, porters, and other hospitality professionals are preparing to go on strike in the wake of union contracts that...

Las Vegas casino workers reach tentative deals with two largest casino chains amid strike threat. Two major casino chains have reached deals with their workers in Las Vegas over new contracts, in the face of potential strike action which had the capacity of dealing a potentially crippling blow to the city’s resorts and casinos. The Culinary and Bartender’s Union, which represents casino staff like cocktail servers, maids, cooks, bartenders and […]