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Culinary Union To Stop Traffic
Culinary Union To Stop Traffic

AIR DATE: April 2, 2013

What do they want? Improvements in wages, health care and job security.
So far the picketing isn’t getting them anywhere, so tonight, Culinary Workers Union 226 will take their protest against management to the streets by blocking traffic on Las Vegas Boulevard.
Cindy Ferrera, Cook at Caesar's


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    Just typical union thuggery, backed up by ridiculous FDR-era government pro-union laws. The free market that we nominally have in this country guarantees that if someone improves their productivity, i.e. their value to the company, they will be paid more. In short, people are paid what they are worth, and if they are not, in their mind, they should seek other work. But, if they are adding no extra value, they should not expect pay increases in excess of inflation.
    Tim HuntMar 20, 2013 12:54:48 PM
    Workers' wages haven't increased alongside rises in worker productivity for the last 30 years. Our "free market" has been consistently undervaluing workers for a generation
    PatMar 20, 2013 14:00:28 PM
    You must be joking. Where do you work, that you honestly feel improving your productivity gets you more pay? 'Cause I assure you it's not like that at the Cosmopolitan.
    Patrick HalmMar 20, 2013 15:37:11 PM
    We might not always agree with how the unions work these days. However, history shows if it wasnt for the unions we as Americans would be working in really bad conditions and Employers would be abusing the American workers even more. This is to the union workers and those who are not in the unions do what is right to continue to protect us as American workers. We as Americians need to stand behind the people. We are not a third world country. We are the United States of America.
    TonyMar 20, 2013 10:58:59 AM
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