Latina Hotel Workers Harness Force of Labor and of Politics in Las Vegas

Dan Barry, New York Times – November 5, 2016

Ms. Vargas, who is from El Salvador, and her Latina union colleagues are a growing force in the politics and culture of Nevada, vocal in their beliefs and expectations. Their 57,000-member Culinary Union, a powerful supporter of Nevada Democrats, is now 56 percent Latino — a jump from 35 percent just 20 years ago.

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