Skip to comments.LAX Union Workers To Strike On Thanksgiving Eve
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 citys Living Wage Ordinance.
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So instead of enjoying Thanksgiving with their family, the union is telling those with the day off to instead protest in front of their union brothers who are making time and a half holiday wages. Hmmm...makes sense to me! (Sounds like Obama voters)
“To soon ...
Don’t you be makin’ no Twinkie jokes! That goes double for Ho Ho’s.
Shall we tell them? lol
fire them. no one should be striking in this economic climate
I think he still is. till sometime in January.
Then Obama has to come in and clean up the mess he left behind.
In Kalifornia, they not only deserve it for all the Illegals they are paying from public money (welfare, food stamps, Medical, education, etc.), but they also allow Unions to extort $100K/yr. salaries for cleaning streets.....
Right, that’s it. Obama will have inherited an awful economic and foreign policy mess, but I’m sure he’ll get it all sorted out very quickly, and prosperity and amity will reign, unless Republicans in Congress engage in destructive partisanship.
I vote we let it be a surprise.
Have you seen the TSA?
“Fire them all now.”
They are SEIU. If they go on strike, nobody will miss ‘em.
Thanks for that. Best laugh I’ve had all day. This should be a sticker.
I’m getting REALLY sick of these union thugs.
Yup. 2 or 3 of them sitting in the door way could stop a mac truck..
as long as they are well fed.. They get hungry and they won’t stay long.
Minimum wage was designed for high school and college kids, so they could have a little extra pocket cash. If these people can't do better than SEIU, well, don't blame anyone else. They voted for the party that dumbed them down.
If they strike and harm the company they work for, fire them all. There are people who have a good education and a normal family out there who'd be willing to take any job in this failing obomaconomy.
Subliminal fun, very diabolical of you. It’s got to be fun when you see it having an effect.
You figure they’re more than a match for a thousand really pissed-off people?
I bet no one shows up for it. They are all too lazy.
So it’s not even a strike.
More like a “demonstration”.
I believe it's double time + holiday pay...
Or another temper tantrum.
So how big of a raise (average) are they demanding in dollar amount?
I don’t think most of the sheeple have it in them anymore.
We still have 26,000,000 out of work right now some Im certain would love a job. Or transfer 1000 non union workers from Hostess
Actually, according to another account ( LAX Airport Workers Are NOT Striking on Thanksgiving Eve. Seriously. It's Gonna Be OK. ) this is about SEIU being upset because 465 workers voted themselves out of the union and as a result according to a former union member: ...he and his co-workers have left the union, he's making two dollars more an hour. He prefers the different insurance too--it's a PPO, as opposed to the HMO with family benefits he had while he was with the union.
Obamaphone voters are not smart enough to figure out WHO is to blame. Nor do they care. They love to get free stuff, and that is what they are motivated to seek. Free stuff.
No leftist is going to change their mind about socialism because their flight is delayed.
They don’t have jobs to schedule around, and the airlines will give them free coffee or something for their troubles.
This is just more revenge on the rich white man, so they will sit back and enjoy it.
Maybe not. But mobs will do things no individual in that mob would do on his own.
Oh, don’t worry your pretty little head about this. I’m certain our _Resident will step up and stop this silliness when he gets wind of it...like 72 hours AFTER it happens.
I don't think any of them think much past what it is they want right now. The socialists get their support by promising to give it to them.
A contractor can’t afford to comply with some living wage law, so the SEIU will make sure that some family in LA going to see grandma suffers for it.
Thanks again Obama, you ****.
Other people will remember, but those in liberal bastions like LA and NYC will largely forget. They have more important things to concern themselves with. By the way did you hear that Kim Kardashian went to the Marine Corps Ball and that Justin Beiber threw up on stage?
When the people start to get fed up with unions, expect police officers, firemen, and teachers to be paraded around as victims of the evil taxpayer and used as an example of why union=good. You don't hate teachers do you? I mean teachers - its for the children.
Besides if it weren't for "skilled union labor" they could hire just anyone to work at LAX and your plane would probably fall out of the sky. You wouldn't want something to happen to Little Timmy while he was flying to Grandmother's house for Winter Holiday Celebration would you?
The union knuckledraggers sure are some greedy bass turds. Give ‘em a raise and they start whining that it still isn’t enough. I don’t know who these Neanderthals intend to work for once they finally destroy capitalism. The federal government I guess.
That will prove their point, how? Most off the clock will be rushing home to be with their own families and some turkey and not in any picket line.
What’s the big deal? Who in their right mind would be flying to LAX (located in Californicate). I could envision thousands of sane people flying out of LAX with one way tickets to a state of sanity. But if you are in need of a good screwing, then go for it .... first TSA gets their hands on you, the airlines screw you for over priced tickets and absolutely no service and finally Californicate screws you because you are fresh tax meat.
Good. Bring it. Part of what made it politically feasible in the UK to squashthe unions was for people to see just how worthless they are. Let Americans see what strike after strike brings.
EX-LAX - to take care of the constitipation that is affecting the SEIU. maybe it is time for SEIU to go the way of exlax (It is no longer made).
All this is part of Odumbo’s plan to cause for confusion and create chaos. what a country under Odumbo.
Just the American people have to do is stand strong and some people will realize that Democrat means shared misery.
Hey who was that guy—military—in Katrina,who said, “You can’t fix stupid.”
Hey who was that guy—military—in Katrina,who said, “You can’t fix stupid.”
Several hundred? Try a couple hundred thousand stranded passengers and disrupted family Thanksgiving reunions.
And the unions think this will draw the public to their side? Utter insanity.
wouldn’t it be great if Romney came in to Hostess Corp, turned it around and knocked out the unions involved and everyone got re-hired! HA HAHAHA!
Or more if missed connections propagate through the system.
LOL. Heck of a good idea!
Just stay far away from California in general and LA in particular.
That's actually pretty funny!
"Ok, ah, listen up everyone. You guys are under paid, so what were're gonna do is band together in protest [clapping]! We're gonna do this the day before Thanksgiving when it'll really stick it to the man [more clapping]. So, I'm gonna ask everyone, underpaid and all... the day before Thanksgiving... to work a double shift or come in if you're off - for free, ah, no pay - to march for brotherhood [chirp, chirp]. Whaddya all say, let's do the SEIU cheer TOGETHER [chirp, cough, chirp]"
More like a press release to an obliging media.
The loss of Thanksgiving travel revenue may hit the airlines and supporting industries as hard as plant closures did Hostess. How’d that work out for the unions?
Excellent! Going out to my Dim Lib list.
Just go all “Hostess” on their ass.