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Las Vegas Strip workers sue over coronavirus safety concerns - Las Vegas Sun

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Las Vegas Strip workers sue over coronavirus safety concerns - Las Vegas SunLas Vegas Strip workers sue over coronavirus safety concerns - Las Vegas SunPosted: 29 Jun 2020 06:00 PM PDTJohn Locher / APIn this April 28, 2020, file photo, the sun sets behind casinos and hotels along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Unions representing 65,000 Las Vegas-area casino workers are suing some resort operators, alleging that employees are being put at risk of illness and death due to skimpy safety measures during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Monday, June 29, 2020, in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas does not directly cite the death last week of Adolfo Fernandez, a 51-year-old Caesars Palace porter and union member who was diagnosed with the COVID-19 respiratory illness after returning to work when casinos reopened June 4. By (contact)Monday, June 29, 2020 | 6 p.m.Sixto Zermeno worked three shifts at the Signature hotel-condos at the MGM Grand after businesses in Nevada r…

45 Free Things You Absolutely Must Do in Las Vegas - Thrillist

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45 Free Things You Absolutely Must Do in Las Vegas - Thrillist45 Free Things You Absolutely Must Do in Las Vegas - ThrillistPosted: 07 Sep 2018 12:00 AM PDT Everybody wants free stuff -- especially in Las Vegas. But the days of free drinks at casinos and super cheap buffets are (more or less) a thing of the past. Everything is about profits now, and squeezing pennies out of every customer for all they're worth. But here's the good news: You can still have a little bit of fun for free in Las Vegas. You just need to know where to look.The stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard between Russell and Sahara is what's known as the Strip. It's more than four miles of hotels, casinos, overpriced gift shops, and everything else you expect Las Vegas to be. From the giant sphinx in front of the Luxor to the half-size replica of the Eiffel Tower at Paris, you've got plenty of selfie ops that won't cost a dime. Chase Stevens/Las Vegas News BureauWhen most people think of "downtow…

Resort fees on Las Vegas Strip are on the rise. Here's why they're likely here to stay - Reno Gazette Journal

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Resort fees on Las Vegas Strip are on the rise. Here's why they're likely here to stay - Reno Gazette JournalResort fees on Las Vegas Strip are on the rise. Here's why they're likely here to stay - Reno Gazette JournalPosted: 19 Aug 2019 12:00 AM PDTCLOSE The Fremont Street Experience draws more than 23 million people a year. Reno Gazette Journal LAS VEGAS – Here's an unpalatable dish in the world of Sin City tourism: Resort fees.Along the Strip, nobody likes paying them. But hotel companies have come to depend on those concealed nightly charges that run as high as $45 and inflate hotel bills – often to the surprise of the family that booked the trip.Hitting revenue numbers that appease shareholders is a big business money problem that has analysts certain resort fees will remain a permanent fixture. And they're rising.Since May, two major casino companies have raised resort fees on the Strip to the highest they've ever been – ballooning v…

Labor Day celebrations in Las Vegas | 2019 - KTNV Las Vegas

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Labor Day celebrations in Las Vegas | 2019 - KTNV Las VegasLabor Day celebrations in Las Vegas | 2019 - KTNV Las VegasPosted: 29 Aug 2019 05:01 PM PDT Here is a list of parties/events and food/drink specials for Labor Day 2019 in the Las Vegas valley:PARTIES & EVENTSHakkasan Group is celebrating Labor Day Weekend with talent starting Aug. 29. Holiday travelers will enjoy the extended weekend with unforgettable performances by chart-topping artists including Tiësto, Zedd, Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, Lil Jon and more. The celebrations will take place at Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace, Hakkasan Nightclub and Wet Republic Ultra Pool at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, 1Oak Nightclub at The Mirage Hotel & Casino, and Jewel Nightclub and Liquid Pool Lounge at ARIA Resort & Casino.Marquee Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan will host performances by Cedric Gervais on Aug. 30, Jeffrey Sutorius aka Dash Berlin on Aug. 31, Eric DLux – Marquee At Sea White Party on Sept. 1 and Sam Feldt on Sep…