Neighborhood Culinary Union Berating Cosmopolitan Tourists in Vegas
Several video clips have been posted on You Tube that show Las Vegas union that is culinary 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 verbal abuse at tourists entering the Cosmopolitan the union’s protests have now been wear hold until Nov. 1. The team encompasses some 55,000 bartenders, maids and food servers in Las Vegas, and was at chances about dilemmas such as for example 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 been costing taxpayers an average of $2,600 in extra authorities patrols, in line with the Alliance to Protect Nevada Jobs, a group that is specialized in putting an end to the union’s assaults on tourists.
Union organizers say they shall resume the actions on Nov. 1, however.
If you should be a typical tourist heading into Las Vegas, you’re probably prepared for some financial losses, maybe some fat gain from all the fabulous eateries, possibly even a taxi motorist whom might drive you (illegally) out of your way. But what you are most likely not prepared for is being yelled at and called derogatory names simply for entering a very upscale casino, like, state, The Cosmopolitan next to Aria on the Las Vegas Strip. Leggi tutto “Neighborhood Culinary Union Berating Cosmopolitan Tourists in Vegas”
Silk Road Founder Arrested While Bitcoins Plummet
Bitcoins come in the news, between the closed down of Silk Road,a plummet in exchange rates, and a new live-streaming site.
It’s been a significant week for Bitcoins within the news; a whammy that is triple actually.
First, there was the arrest by the FBI of Silk path’s founder known online only by his handle ‘Dread Pirate Roberts’, but apparently understood to the feds only a little more intimately as Ross William Ulbricht- while the seizure and power down of this Silk Road site itself. Silk Road was an exclusively Bitcoin gambling site, well-known to many as an available market for illegal drugs and more; the site’s just below a million registered users were often cash launderers, based on the arrest warrant.
‘Based on my training and experience, Silk Road has emerged as the absolute most advanced and extensive criminal marketplace on the world wide web today,’ FBI Special Agent Christopher Tarbell noted within the issue. Tarbell added that within the past 2 1/2 years, Silk path generated some $1.3 billion worth of equivalent Bitcoin trades and netted $85 million in commissions for itself, usually for things as macabre as hiring hitmen, seeking out computer hackers or buying illegal tools.
Major Rate Volatility Ensues
Meanwhile just a few days following the shut down of the web site by the feds and the arrest of Ulbricht Bitcoins by themselves went through some Cat-5 volatility, when the rates for the digital currency dropped from $139 per Bitcoin to $109.71 per Bitcoin in only under three hours. Leggi tutto “Silk Road Founder Arrested While Bitcoins Plummet”