For immediate release
December 3, 2019
WHAT: Town Halls with union members and Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Bernie Sanders, and Vice President Joe Biden to discuss issues important to working people in the 2020 U.S. presidential race.
UNITE HERE will also host a roundtable (that will not be attended by candidates) with union members from across the country to highlight campaigns where workers are fighting for One Job to Be Enough.
WHO: Hundreds of UNITE HERE Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and Bartenders Union Local 165 union members in Las Vegas, with leading contenders in the Democratic presidential primary.
Monday, December 9th, 2019: UNITE HERE’s Culinary Union Town Hall with Senator Elizabeth Warren at 6:15pm.
- Media arrival: 5:30-6:00pm. Media RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfsKCOFXi3UAF28YA7iX4Xnvd_UlnXvY9sFjWQR02QN33Eh9g/viewform
Tuesday, December 10th, 2019: UNITE HERE’s Culinary Union Town Hall with Senator Bernie Sanders at 11:15am.
- Media arrival: 10:30-11:00am. Media RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfOhXvSvxf44lNZNyS6MVv9SBkFG_IsPHFS2Uj4L3-uDdKQ6g/viewform
Tuesday, December 10th, 2019: Roundtable with UNITE HERE and Culinary Union leadership, and union members at 4pm. Location: TBD. More details to follow.
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019: UNITE HERE’s Culinary Union Town Hall with Vice President Joe Biden at 11:15am.
- Media arrival at 10:30-11:00am. Media RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJZACwTCxfBRPmWbuFb65OteOb-Tdbekxkc8YN-s_5U9uPnA/viewform
All media must RSVP for access. Space will not be available prior to indicated media arrival times. Reserved parking for satellite trucks on West New York Avenue and South Commerce Street.
WHY: UNITE HERE’s Culinary Union is hosting a series of Town Hall events in Las Vegas with leading Democratic candidates in the 2020 U.S. presidential race to discuss issues that matter most to its union members: Creating more good union jobs, healthcare, immigration, and more.
In Nevada and across the country, UNITE HERE is united in one common goal: One Job Should Be Enough — enough to go to the doctor, to raise a family, to retire with dignity, and to live the American Dream.
Las Vegas is home to UNITE HERE’s largest locals — Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and Bartenders Union Local 165, representing more than 60,000 members in Las Vegas and Reno.
In Nevada, for nearly 85 years, UNITE HERE’s Culinary Union has built an organizing powerhouse that has made the critical difference in local and statewide races for political candidates supporting working families.
UNITE HERE has committed to a substantial investment for its GOTV work, with major communications and grassroots voter outreach programs in Nevada, Arizona, Florida, and other key states in play in the 2020 election.
The events in December are part of a series of Town Halls that UNITE HERE’s Culinary Union is hosting, featuring leading Democratic candidates in the 2020 election.
UNITE HERE has over 300,000 members working in the hotel, gaming, food service, manufacturing, textile, distribution, laundry, transportation, and airport industries in the U.S. and Canada. Learn more at www.unitehere.org.