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A labor union representing hotel workers involved in a bitter dispute with Disney's Anaheim hotels warned organizers of Comic-Con that if they moved the popular summer convention from San Diego to Orange County that it would likely be affected by labor actions.

Labor Activists Warn Comic-Con That Moving To Anaheim Could Be Unpleasant

By Dennis Romero
LA Weekly
May. 21 2010

A labor union representing hotel workers involved in a bitter dispute with Disney's Anaheim hotels warned organizers of Comic-Con that if they moved the popular summer convention from San Diego to Orange County that it would likely be affected by labor actions.

"If you chose to" move to Anaheim "you could find your future events caught in the middle of a bitter labor dispute that could jeopardize their success," Tom Walsh, president of Unite Here Local 11, wrote to Comic-Con International. Comic-Con has been flirting with the idea of moving the convention because it says it has outgrown its popular San Diego digs.

Anaheim, Los Angeles and Las Vegas were being considered for new locations, but San Diego city officials and business leaders have dangled a major expansion of the convention center there as a reason to stay.

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Labor Activists Warn Comic-Con That Moving To Anaheim Could Be Unpleasant
Authored by: Admin on Wednesday, May 26 2010 @ 12:40 AM CDT

Anti-union nonsense deleted.

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