Eric Lach writes about the Culinary Workers Union Local 226, a powerful service-industry union in Nevada, and its influence in the context of the Nevada Presidential primary caucuses, particularly with regard to Bernie Sanders and Medicare for All.
Geoconda Argüello-Kline, secretary-treasurer for the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 in Nevada, spoke to CBSN's Reena Ninan about why her labor organization is opposed to Senator Bernie Sanders single-payer health care proposal "Medicare for All." She also spoke about online attacks against her ahead of the hotly contested Nevada caucuses.
Sen. Bernie Sanders has pitched himself as the most ambitiously pro-labor candidate in the Democratic primary. He has also centered his campaign on the promise of passing and implementing a "Medicare for All" single-payer health insurance system.
Katy Tur is joined by SEIU Nevada Local 1107 executive director, Grace Vergara-Mactal, to discuss the powerful Nevada union's stance on Medicare for all and why they will not endorse a 2020 candidate. Read more