Downtown strike

Voting to strike and actually going on strike are two very different things. On Thursday, the Culinary Local 226 did the former. If the union follows through on the latter, it will be the group’s most significant work stoppage in Las Vegas in 30 years.

Left-wing restaurant employee rights activist group does not allow its own employees to strike

By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner

One of the major voices in the Left’s push to raise the minimum wage — the Restaurant Opportunities Center United, a nonprofit activist group that has organized protests and related events for higher pay and benefits at eateries across the nation — explicitly forbids its own employees from striking or protesting.

No deal reached in LIRR union strike talks

By Emily Webb,

Negotiations between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Long Island Rail Road unions to avoid a labor strike later this month ended early on Feb. 27 with no resolution, but with new proposals from both sides.

BART board won’t take up measure to ban strikes

By Michael Cabanatuan, San Francisco Chronicle
BART directors, meeting Thursday in their first public discussion of the idea of banning strikes by their labor unions, showed little taste for putting an advisory measure on the November ballot that would support banning BART strikes.