Regional Culinary Union Berating Cosmopolitan Tourists in Nevada
Several movies have been published on You Tube that show Las Vegas union that is culinary 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 tossing epithets and verbal abuse at tourists entering the Cosmopolitan the union’s protests have already been put on hold until Nov. 1. The group encompasses some 55,000 bartenders, maids and food servers in Las Vegas, and happens to be at odds about problems such as for instance health care, job security, compensation and even successorship, ie., what goes on if Cosmopolitan gets offered to another ongoing company by Deutsche Bank at some point.
The protests have already been costing taxpayers an average of $2,600 in extra police patrols, according to 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, however.
If you should be a typical tourist heading into Las Vegas, you’re most likely prepared for some financial losses, maybe some fat gain from all the fabulous eateries, possibly even a taxi driver who might drive you (illegally) from the means. But what you are most likely not prepared for is being yelled at and called derogatory names simply for entering an extremely upscale casino, like, state, The Cosmopolitan next to Aria on the Las Vegas Strip. Continue reading