Teamsters turned up for presidential candidate events in Florida and Nevada this week, including the “First in the West” dinner in Las Vegas where members heard from several contenders about where they stand on the issues that matter most to workers.
Thursday, Nov. 14
Miami, Fla.: Local 769 Secretary-Treasurer Roly Piña spoke to South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg during an event in South Florida and discussed the issues that matter most to Teamsters. Photo here.
Saturday, Nov. 16
Las Vegas, Nev.: Former Vice President Joe Biden held a labor roundtable event where he heard from Teamsters concerned about pensions and retirement security. Biden said he would work to secure pensions as well as make it easier to organize, prioritize labor in trade deals and go after companies who misclassify workers. Photo here.
Sunday, Nov. 17
Las Vegas, Nev.: Silver State Teamsters met several presidential contenders during the “First in the West” dinner, including Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, Sen. Kamala Harris of California and tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang. Photos here, here and here.