By Evan Henerson
If Donald Trump ever thought he would receive any kind of voter love from organized labor, the most recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) may well have driven a nail into his already sealed-up coffin.
The NLRB just ruled Thursday that the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas violated the National Labor Relations Act by refusing to bargain with a union that represents more than 500 housekeeping, food and beverage and guest services workers there.
According to Politico, Trump – through his Trump Ruffin Commercial LLC – is now legally required to recognize and bargain with the workers, who are represented by the Culinary Workers Union Local 226, (an affiliate of UNITE HERE) as well as post notices to hotel employees about the violation. We figure he should personally get to work on sorting all this out starting right now. It’s not like he has anything else to take care of over the weekend.
Trump’s assorted beefs with labor - particularly with Local 226 - have been well documented, and both UNITE HERE and the AFl-CIO have endorsed Hillary Clinton.
Read Politico’s account of the NLRB’s decision here.
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