Local Culinary Union Berating Cosmopolitan Tourists in Nevada
Several videos have been posted 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 abuse that is verbal tourists entering the Cosmopolitan the union’s protests happen put on hold until Nov. 1. The group encompasses some 55,000 bartenders, maids and food servers in Las Vegas, and is at odds about dilemmas such as for example healthcare, job security, compensation and even successorship, ie., what goes on if Cosmopolitan gets sold to another ongoing company by Deutsche Bank at some point.
The protests were taxpayers that are costing average of $2,600 in extra police patrols, based on the Alliance to Protect Nevada Jobs, a group that is dedicated to putting an end to the union’s assaults on tourists.
Union organizers say they will resume the actions on Nov. 1, nonetheless.
If you’re a tourist that is typical into Las Vegas, you’re most likely prepared for some financial losses, perhaps some weight gain from all the fabulous eateries, possibly even a taxi driver who might drive you (illegally) from your method. But what you are most likely not prepared for is being yelled at and called derogatory names simply for entering a really upscale casino, like, say, The Cosmopolitan next to Aria on the Las Vegas Strip.
But that’s 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 two parties.