Service workers union nonendorsement dampens Sanders Nevada chances

Despite his dedication to higher wages and increasing union membership, one of the largest organized labor groups in Nevada has repeatedly warned its members against supporting Bernie Sanders in the upcoming Nevada caucuses.

The announcement came Thursday afternoon at a press conference hosted by the Culinary Workers Union Local 226, a group representing 60,000 workers in Las Vegas from restaurants, hotels, and other businesses. Hours before, the CWU told the press it planned on announcing its endorsement but refrained from backing any candidate at the last minute.

“We’re going to endorse our goals. That’s what we’re doing,” Geoconda Arguello-Kline, the 226’s secretary-treasurer. “We’re not going
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