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www.wbur.org: In Nevada, A Diverse Electorate Is Building Power Inside Labor Unions

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It’s the first diverse state to vote in the 2020 Democratic campaign — and the first state where labor unions will play a decisive role in the outcome.

The union represents 60,000 hospitality workers in Nevada and its membership looks almost nothing like the voters in Iowa and New Hampshire.

He’s an immigrant and a cancer survivor who says he doesn’t want anyone messing with his union health plan.

“You can’t argue with me about our health care.

Last week, Culinary sent a candidate scorecard to its members that said front-runner Sanders’ “Medicare for All” plan would jeopardize and replace the union’s health coverage.

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