Neighborhood Culinary Union Berating Cosmopolitan Tourists in Vegas
Several videos have been published on You Tube that show Las Vegas culinary union workers berating tourists (Image source: FOX News)
UPDATE: October 25, 2013 Following the release of these videos where Culinary Union Local 226 members were seen regularly throwing epithets and verbal abuse at tourists entering the Cosmopolitan the union’s protests are put on hold until Nov. 1. The team encompasses some 55,000 bartenders, maids and food servers in Las Vegas, and was at odds about issues such as health care, job security, compensation and even successorship, ie., what happens if Cosmopolitan gets offered to another business by Deutsche Bank at some point.
The protests have been costing taxpayers an average of $2,600 in extra authorities patrols, in line with the Alliance to Protect Nevada Jobs, a group that is focused on putting an end to the union’s assaults on tourists.
Union organizers say they will resume the actions on Nov. 1, nevertheless.
If you’re a typical tourist heading into Las Vegas, you’re probably prepared for some financial losses, possibly some weight gain from all the fabulous eateries, potentially a taxi motorist who might drive you (illegally) from the method. But what you are probably not prepared for is being yelled at and called derogatory names simply for entering a really casino that is upscale like, state, The Cosmopolitan next to Aria on the Las Vegas Strip.
But this is the tactic that Culinary Union Local 226 has been using and several say, abusing for awhile now as they continue steadily to negotiate with Cosmopolitan’s management, Deutsche Bank, in what has now dragged on into a two-year mess that is ongoing a deal could be finalized between the 2 parties. Continue reading Neighborhood Culinary Union Berating Cosmopolitan Tourists in Vegas