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Can You Ever Beat the House in Vegas?

Union representation is supposed to be the culmination of a democratic process. If you get 30% of a bargaining unit to sign a petition you can force an election, and from that point on the majority rules. Unless you are a school support worker in Las Vegas. Teamsters Local 14 defeated the incumbent NEA-affiliated Education […]
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