Our prayers go out to the victims and their loved ones, visitors from other cities, first responders, and employees who were affected by last night’s horrific attack.
The Bartenders Union represents over 350 bartenders and apprentices at Mandalay Bay. Employees and visitors were in lock-down at various hotel and casinos up and down the Strip on Las Vegas Boulevard until early this morning.
Families trying to locate their missing loved ones the phone number is: 1-866-535-5654
Some of our staff spent the day donating water and snacks to the various centers around town. We have been working diligently and closely with the Employers to ensure that our members and employees feel safe.
Members who have Culinary Health Fund benefits are encouraged to reach out to Harmony Healthcare. There is a 24/7 helpline phone number (702) 251-8000. Members can schedule an appointment for free mental health assistance at 1-800-363-4874.
We urge you to please make an appointment to donate blood this week, check to see if there is a blood drive near you, and donate blood if you are able at the following places:
• Green Valley Donor Center: 601 Whitney Ranch Drive Building D, Ste. 20, Henderson, NV 89014
• Northwest Donor Center: 4950 West Craig Road, Las Vegas, NV 89130
• West Charleston Donor Center: 6930 W. Charleston Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89117
MGM cancelled the performances of all shows tonight. Culinary and Bartender members and will still receive payment for the work hours lost. MGM intends to pay its employees impacted for their scheduled hours today.
Nevada is our home and we will not live in fear. Workers serve our country and our community every day. We stand united and together, today and always.
Terry Greenwald Lana Loebig