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LAX Union Workers To Strike On Thanksgiving Eve
breitbart.com ^ | 11/17/12 | Tony Lee

Posted on 11/17/2012 3:33:13 PM PST by ColdOne

As many as 1000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) workers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are considering going on strike on Thanksgiving eve in what is the busiest travel day of the year.

Andrew Gross-Gaitan, the director of the Southern California Airports Division of SEIU, said the protest would be in response to an LAX contractor that failed to comply with the city’s Living Wage Ordinance.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: greatnews; lax; moreofthis; obamasfault; seiu; thanksgiving; thiswillhelpin2014; unions
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To: Truth29

i don’t think obama asked for this one, though. remember the “you owe us” union message after he won? in that same vein, they want to state “hey we’re here and we can raise havoc if we want” in case obama gets weak kneed.

i would love, love, love to see the unions and obama get into a massive cat fight.


21 posted on 11/17/2012 3:47:11 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: ColdOne

FIre them all..hire people that will be HAPPY to have a job...but they cannot join a union. Morons. That’s probably a night where they get overtime.


22 posted on 11/17/2012 3:47:36 PM PST by Hildy (hen the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates)
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To: NautiNurse

you mean, a symbolic protest but no real strike...

i didn’t think they would be cadly enough to do that.


23 posted on 11/17/2012 3:48:45 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: cripplecreek

That’s a good one. A Twinkie for you:)


24 posted on 11/17/2012 3:49:08 PM PST by Cold Heart
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To: NautiNurse

Thanks for that link.


25 posted on 11/17/2012 3:49:40 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: ColdOne

if anything that has to be a bummer for the adjacent-shift workers who are being told to go there and picket. because many of them certainly had other plans for that time, during this busy holiday season! way ta go, goons.


26 posted on 11/17/2012 3:51:04 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: ColdOne

Reaganize ‘em! Fire every one of those worthless b*stards!


27 posted on 11/17/2012 3:54:36 PM PST by Road Warrior 04 (I miss President Bush! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: ColdOne
First Twinkies, then the Black Friday weekend. Is nothing sacred to these people?
28 posted on 11/17/2012 3:54:42 PM PST by fhayek
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To: ColdOne

So they’ll be LAX in their responsibilities . . .


29 posted on 11/17/2012 3:56:50 PM PST by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: ColdOne

Let them eat twinkies

To soon ...


30 posted on 11/17/2012 3:57:57 PM PST by Flavius (What hopes for victory, Gaius Crastinus? What grounds for encouragement ?)
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To: Tanniker Smith

Ha.

LA deserves this.

They swear by Communism.

Let them enjoy it firsthand.


31 posted on 11/17/2012 3:59:13 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: ColdOne

I’m pretty sure enough people could show up that know how to run an airport better than the SEIU.


32 posted on 11/17/2012 3:59:41 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: pepsionice
Everyone of them will remember the day, and the people involved.

Nonsense. Far more than half will blame the evil contractor who wouldn't give in to union blackmail. That's the way the union biz works. Union employees not collecting trash? Don't blame them - blame the city that won't give them everything they want. Union employees not running snow removal equipment? Don't blame them - blame the city that won't give them everything they want.

33 posted on 11/17/2012 4:00:24 PM PST by Tax-chick (Are you getting ready for the Advent Kitteh?)
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To: LyinLibs

LA isn’t as bad as Sick Freako, though. I’m not sure they are even as bad as New Yuck City.


34 posted on 11/17/2012 4:00:41 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Tax-chick

Unless they can see what these demands are costing them. It’s easy enough to say let them have other people’s money.


35 posted on 11/17/2012 4:01:50 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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36 posted on 11/17/2012 4:02:16 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: cripplecreek

Yay!


37 posted on 11/17/2012 4:03:53 PM PST by squarebarb ( Fairy tales are basically true.)
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To: DesertRhino

We have a small department at my work and they belong to the SEIU. Almost everyone else including me are not unionized. I have made it a point to never look a SEIU employee in the eyes when speaking with one of them. It drives them crazy! It’s a lot of fun!


38 posted on 11/17/2012 4:04:59 PM PST by Katiana Kalashnikova
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To: DesertRhino
SEIU. Mexican citizens don’t celebrate Thanksgiving.

That's right.

39 posted on 11/17/2012 4:06:05 PM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Flavius

no not to soon!


40 posted on 11/17/2012 4:07:53 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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