Local Culinary Union Berating Cosmopolitan Tourists in Las Vegas, Nevada

Local Culinary Union Berating Cosmopolitan Tourists in Las Vegas, Nevada

Several movies have been posted on You Tube that show Las Vegas culinary union workers berating tourists (Image source: FOX News)

UPDATE: October 25, 2013 After the release of these videos where Culinary Union Local 226 people were seen regularly throwing epithets and abuse that is verbal tourists entering the Cosmopolitan the union’s protests have now been 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 problems such as for example medical care, job security, compensation and even successorship, ie., what goes on if Cosmopolitan gets sold to another company by Deutsche Bank at some point.

The protests are costing taxpayers an average of $2,600 in extra authorities patrols, based on 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, nevertheless.

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If you’re a typical tourist heading into Las Vegas, you’re probably prepared for some financial losses, perhaps some weight gain from all the fabulous eateries, potentially a taxi motorist whom might drive you (illegally) from the method. But what you’re probably 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 to negotiate with Cosmopolitan’s management, Deutsche Bank, in what has now dragged on into a two-year mess that is ongoing a deal can be finalized between the 2 parties. Continue reading Local Culinary Union Berating Cosmopolitan Tourists in Las Vegas, Nevada