Service & Solidarity Spotlight: Culinary Union Reaches Tentative Agreement with Downtown Grand Las Vegas; Strike Averted

Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our Service & Solidarity Spotlight series, we'll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story.

The UNITE HERE Culinary Union reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract with the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino for nearly 200 hospitality workers. The contract took more than two years to fully achieve and there were thousands of workers who participated in rallies, protests, civil disobedience, picketing, surveys, picket sign making, strike voting, and delegations inside the properties. The contract secures historic protections and significant wage increases.