“The biggest hurdle to reaching settlements in Vegas is the new costs imposed on our health plan by Obamacare,” Donald “D” Taylor, president of Unite Here, the parent union of CU Local 226, told BuzzFeed in a statement. “Even though the president and Congress promised we could keep our health plan, the reality is, unless the law is fixed, that won’t be true.”
On March 20, workers will have the opportunity to decide whether or not they would want to walk off the job at several hotels, including the Stratosphere, the Riviera, and the Plaza.
Why are they punishing hotels and tourists? As Mark Levin suggested, why don’t that express their displeasure to the real author of their problems? They could start by marching en masse on the White House – and by erecting a picket line around Harry Reid – everywhere he goes.
You’ll forgive me if I’m not terribly sympathetic to their plaints – given that their union was one of the biggest supporters of Obamacare.