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Vegas Taxi Drivers Victorious in 60-Day Strike


Las Vegas taxi drivers represented by the Industrial, Technical and Professional Employees Union (ITPEU)/OPEIU Local 4873 won a new contract as a result of their 60-day strike at Yellow Checker Star Transportation. Drivers will receive a share of the metered fares, reinstatement of eligibility for a four-day/12-hours-a-day workweek, increases in annual bonuses and other benefits. The new contract was signed Thursday morning.

OPEIU applauded the settlement, via press release:

'I’m extremely proud of the fact that we have the loyal support of so many drivers, all of whom are the heart and soul of this struggle,' said OP...