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 people were seen regularly throwing epithets and verbal punishment at tourists entering the Cosmopolitan the union’s protests have now been placed on hold until Nov. 1. The team encompasses some 55,000 bartenders, maids and food servers in Las Vegas, and has been at odds about problems such as for instance healthcare, job security, compensation and even successorship, ie., what happens if Cosmopolitan gets sold to another ongoing business by Deutsche Bank at some point.
The protests happen 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 placing an end to the union’s assaults on tourists.
Union organizers say they will resume those things on Nov. 1, nonetheless.
If you should be a typical tourist heading into Las Vegas, you’re probably prepared for some financial losses, perhaps some fat gain from all the fabulous eateries, possibly even a taxi driver who might drive you (illegally) out of your way. But what you are actually probably not prepared for is being yelled at and called derogatory names simply for entering a very upscale casino, like, state, The Cosmopolitan next to (more…)