The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe first funded Jack Abramoff to bless its federal recognition with largesse called 'campaign contributions.' We know how that ended.
When this article was first posted, it was circulated to the brainiacs on Beacon Hill and predictably ignored:
Genting Connected to Islamic Extremists?
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A Christmas Story: Genting Casino Good to Staff? By Geniusofdespair
|Resorts World CEO center? "Get me the name of those union leaders" he says.|
We are talking New York wages not Arkansas.
So when Pepe Diaz and Lynda Bell say, the Casino will be good for jobs, think again. Read this story from New York. They had to be FORCED to pay a living wage. Remember, Lynda went to visit the Genting casino in a Singapore trip she made with her sidekick Eddie Borrego (we paid for both to go). Remember this New York story when Commissioners mention "jobs". This is why unions are necessary to fight greedy companies, like Malaysia's biggest corporation.
Resorts World, which has been spectacularly successful, did not dispute its ability to pay the salaries sought by the union, the Hotel Trades Council. The casino, which opened two years ago in southeastern Queens, attracts 35,000 visitors a day. It posted revenues of $696.5 million in the year ended in March and its electronic slot machines averaged $432 each a day in September, considerably more than slot machines in Atlantic City, Connecticut or Las Vegas
Cash: What Is Government's Relationship With Genting?
By KHRISNA VIRGIL