This chapter introduces the reader to "politically engaged unionism" as demonstrated by the bargaining successes of The Culinary Workers Union Local 226 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Professor Ruben J. Garcia provides a brief background of the union and its member demographics, arguing it can serve as a model for unions across the country.
Ruben J. Garcia, Politically Engaged Unionism: The Culinary Union in Las Vegas, in THE CAMBRIDGE HANDBOOK OF U.S. LABOR LAW FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY (Richard Bales & Charlotte Garden eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2019).
Garcia, Ruben J., "Politically Engaged Unionism: The Culinary Workers Union in Las Vegas" (2019). Scholarly Works. 1101.