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Lobbyist Report for UNITE HERE!

UNITE HERE!

Labor Union

275 Seventh Avenue New York, NY 10001-6708

USA

Lobbying on the following issues:

TRANSPORTATION PHARMACY TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE HEALTH ISSUES IMMIGRATION RETIREMENT INTELLIGENCE TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

-Advocating for the 20,000 UNITE HERE members in the in-flight catering industry. -Lobbying against efforts to end Amtrak Long Distance Service and the elimination of middle-class jobs within the Amtrak system.

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Lobbying is support of: H.R.1046 - Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 S.377 - Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019

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-Lobbying against Nafta 2.0 due to the giveaways to the pharmaceutical industry and the immunity provisions for short-term rental industry under the Communications Decency Act Section 230.

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S.226- Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2019 H.R.779- Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2019 -Opposed to both bills above as well as any effort to take away the rights of working people on the job.

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Lobbying in Support of Both: H.R.748-Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 S.684-Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 Lobbying Against: -Any effort to end the employer exclusion for the health benefits provided by employers -Any effort to tax non-profit health plans to help for-profit commercial health insurers with their reinsurance risk pools Also monitoring surprise billing legislation

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Lobbying in support of: H.R.6 - American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 S.874 - Dream Act of 2019 -Opposed to the expansion and/or existence of the EB-5, H2-B, and J1 visa programs that continue to allow Immigration Reform for the 1%

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-Lobbying in support of any legislation that seeks to keep the Multi-Employer Pension system solvent, namely H.R. 397, the "Butch Lewis Act."

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-Monitoring data breach investigations of the hospitality industry.

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H.R.1869 - Restoring Investment in Improvements Act S.803 - Restoring Investment in Improvements Act

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Lobbyists:

BARNES, TIMOTHY



Lobbying on the following issues:

TRANSPORTATION LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE IMMIGRATION RETIREMENT HEALTH ISSUES TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE PHARMACY

-Advocating for the 20,000 UNITE HERE members in the in-flight catering industry. -Lobbying against efforts to end Amtrak Long Distance Service and the elimination of middle-class jobs within the Amtrak system.

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S.226- Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2019 H.R.779- Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2019 -Opposed to both bills above as well as any effort to take away the rights of working people on the job.

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-Opposed to the expansion and/or existence of the EB-5, H2-B, and J1 visa programs that continue to allow Immigration Reform for the 1%

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-Lobbying in support of legislation that seeks to solve the Multi-Employer Pension Crisis.

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Lobbying in support of all legislation that aims to end surprise medical billing.

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H.R.1869 - Restoring Investment in Improvements Act S.803 - Restoring Investment in Improvements Act

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Lobbying is support of: H.R.1046 - Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 S.377 - Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019

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Lobbyists:

BARNES, TIMOTHY

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
AES-3C Maritza East
Country :
BULGARIA
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

RETIREMENT HEALTH ISSUES TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) IMMIGRATION LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE PHARMACY TRANSPORTATION INTELLIGENCE

-Lobbying in support of any legislation that seeks to keep the Multi-Employer Pension system solvent.

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Lobbying in Support of Both: H.R.748-Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 S.684-Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 Lobbying Against: -Any effort to end the employer exclusion for the health benefits provided by employers -Any effort to tax non-profit health plans to help for-profit commercial health insurers with their reinsurance risk pools

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-Lobbying against Nafta 2.0 due to the giveaways to the pharmaceutical industry and the immunity provisions for short-term rental industry under the Communications Decency Act Section 230.

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Lobbying in support of: H.R.6 - American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 S.874 - Dream Act of 2019 -Opposed to the expansion and/or existence of the EB-5, H2-B, and J1 visa programs that continue to allow Immigration Reform for the 1%

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S.226- Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2019 H.R.779- Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2019 -Opposed to both bills above as well as any effort to take away the rights of working people on the job.

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H.R.1869 - Restoring Investment in Improvements Act S.803 - Restoring Investment in Improvements Act

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Lobbying is support of: H.R.1046 - Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 S.377 - Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019

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-Advocating for the 20,000 UNITE HERE members in the in-flight catering industry. -Lobbying against efforts to end Amtrak Long Distance Service and the elimination of middle-class jobs within the Amtrak system.

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-Monitoring data breach investigations of the hospitality industry.

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Lobbyists:

BARNES, TIMOTHY

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name :
Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd.
Country :
CHINA
Contribution :
$0
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Foreign Entity Name :
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Country :
CHINA
Contribution :
$0
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Foreign Entity Name :
Union of Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd.
Country :
CHINA
Contribution :
$0
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Foreign Entity Name :
Huawei Technologies Cooperatief U.A.
Country :
NETHERLANDS
Contribution :
$0
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Lobbying on the following issues:

TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) INTELLIGENCE HEALTH ISSUES PHARMACY IMMIGRATION RETIREMENT TRANSPORTATION TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE

-Lobbying against Nafta 2.0 due to the giveaways to the pharmaceutical industry and the immunity provisions for short-term rental industry under the Communications Decency Act Section 230.

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-Monitoring data breach investigations of the hospitality industry.

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Lobbying in Support of Both: H.R.748-Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 S.684-Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 Lobbying Against: -Any effort to end the employer exclusion for the health benefits provided by employers -Any effort to tax non-profit health plans to help for-profit commercial health insurers with their reinsurance risk pools Also monitoring surprise billing legislation

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Lobbying is support of: H.R.1046 - Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 S.377 - Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019

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Lobbying in support of: H.R.6 - American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 S.874 - Dream Act of 2019 -Opposed to the expansion and/or existence of the EB-5, H2-B, and J1 visa programs that continue to allow Immigration Reform for the 1%

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-Lobbying in support of any legislation that seeks to keep the Multi-Employer Pension system solvent, namely H.R. 397, the "Butch Lewis Act."

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-Advocating for the 20,000 UNITE HERE members in the in-flight catering industry. -Lobbying against efforts to end Amtrak Long Distance Service and the elimination of middle-class jobs within the Amtrak system.

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H.R.1869 - Restoring Investment in Improvements Act S.803 - Restoring Investment in Improvements Act

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S.226- Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2019 H.R.779- Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2019 -Opposed to both bills above as well as any effort to take away the rights of working people on the job.

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Lobbyists:

BARNES, TIMOTHY

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name :
Roivant Sciences Holdings Ltd.
Country :
UNITED KINGDOM
Contribution :
$0
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Foreign Entity Name :
Roivant Sciences Ltd.
Country :
BERMUDA
Contribution :
$0
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Lobbying on the following issues:

RETIREMENT TRANSPORTATION TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE HEALTH ISSUES INTELLIGENCE PHARMACY IMMIGRATION

-Lobbying in support of any legislation that seeks to keep the Multi-Employer Pension system solvent, namely H.R. 397, the "Butch Lewis Act."

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-Advocating for the 20,000 UNITE HERE members in the in-flight catering industry. -Lobbying against efforts to end Amtrak Long Distance Service and the elimination of middle-class jobs within the Amtrak system.

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-Lobbying against Nafta 2.0 due to the giveaways to the pharmaceutical industry and the immunity provisions for short-term rental industry under the Communications Decency Act Section 230.

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S.226- Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2019 H.R.779- Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2019 -Opposed to both bills above as well as any effort to take away the rights of working people on the job.

-

H.R.1869 - Restoring Investment in Improvements Act S.803 - Restoring Investment in Improvements Act

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Lobbying in Support of Both: H.R.748-Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 S.684-Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 Lobbying Against: -Any effort to end the employer exclusion for the health benefits provided by employers -Any effort to tax non-profit health plans to help for-profit commercial health insurers with their reinsurance risk pools Also monitoring surprise billing legislation

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-Monitoring data breach investigations of the hospitality industry.

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Lobbying is support of: H.R.1046 - Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 S.377 - Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019

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Lobbying in support of: H.R.6 - American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 S.874 - Dream Act of 2019 -Opposed to the expansion and/or existence of the EB-5, H2-B, and J1 visa programs that continue to allow Immigration Reform for the 1%

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Lobbyists:

BARNES, TIMOTHY

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
AES-3C Maritza East
Country :
BULGARIA
Contribution :
$3,953



Lobbying on the following issues:

HEALTH ISSUES IMMIGRATION HOUSING PHARMACY LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE RETIREMENT TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TRANSPORTATION ENERGY/NUCLEAR

S.58-Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2017 H.R. 173-Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2017 Lobbying against any efforts to establish a reinsurance tax on union-employer health care trusts

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Advocating for the passage of S. 1615/H.R.3440-the DREAM Act of 2017 Advocating on behalf of the 320,000 people currently living in the U.S. with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Advocating for the passage of S. 232-A bill to terminate the EB-5 Visa Program Advocating for the termination of the J-1 and H2-B Visa Programs Advocating against S. 792-the Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2017. Advocating against harmful, anti-immigrant legislation and regulations that are too numerous to list.

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Monitoring legislation and regulations dealing with short-term rentals impacting the country's affordable housing stock.

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Advocating for the passage of: H.R. 1245-Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation Act S. 469-Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation Act H.R. 1776-Improving Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs Act Meaningful patent reform around prescription drugs

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Various labor provisions in renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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Monitoring findings of Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans as it relates to the funding of multi-employer pension plans.

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-Lobbying against any and all attempts to cap and/or eliminate the employer exclusion for the 181,000,000 Americans who get their health care coverage through their employer. -Monitoring Regulations around Tipped Workers following March passage of changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 prohibiting managers from keeping employees' tips

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-Advocating for the 20,000 UNITE HERE members in the in-flight catering industry. -Lobbying against efforts to end food and beverage service and other efforts to denigrate service on Amtrak's Long Distance routes.

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H.R. 3053 Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018 -Supported Amendment that would allow for consent-based siting of nuclear waste storage.

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Lobbyists:

BARNES, TIMOTHY

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name :
FCA North America Holdings, LLC
Country :
USA
Contribution :
$0
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Foreign Entity Name :
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.
Country :
UNITED KINGDOM
Contribution :
$0
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Money Spent:

Amount Client Government Entities

$84,000

Jan 20, 2020

FOURTH QUARTER REPORT

UNITE HERE

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
Labor, Dept of (DOL)
Natl Mediation Board
AMTRAK - Natl Railroad Passenger Corporation
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Justice, Dept of (DOJ)
Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
State, Dept of (DOS)
SENATE
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

$84,000

Apr 20, 2020

FIRST QUARTER REPORT

UNITE HERE

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
Labor, Dept of (DOL)
Natl Mediation Board
AMTRAK - Natl Railroad Passenger Corporation
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Justice, Dept of (DOJ)
Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
State, Dept of (DOS)
SENATE
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

$82,000

Apr 22, 2019

FIRST QUARTER REPORT

UNITE HERE

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
Labor, Dept of (DOL)
Natl Mediation Board
AMTRAK - Natl Railroad Passenger Corporation
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Justice, Dept of (DOJ)
Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
State, Dept of (DOS)
SENATE
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

$82,000

Jul 22, 2019

SECOND QUARTER REPORT

UNITE HERE

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
Labor, Dept of (DOL)
Natl Mediation Board
AMTRAK - Natl Railroad Passenger Corporation
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Justice, Dept of (DOJ)
Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
State, Dept of (DOS)
SENATE
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

$82,000

Oct 21, 2019

THIRD QUARTER REPORT

UNITE HERE

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
Labor, Dept of (DOL)
Natl Mediation Board
AMTRAK - Natl Railroad Passenger Corporation
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Justice, Dept of (DOJ)
Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
State, Dept of (DOS)
SENATE
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

$75,000

Jan 22, 2019

FOURTH QUARTER REPORT

UNITE HERE

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
Labor, Dept of (DOL)
Natl Mediation Board
AMTRAK - Natl Railroad Passenger Corporation
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Justice, Dept of (DOJ)
Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
State, Dept of (DOS)
SENATE
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES