About 60 of the costume-wearing workers held a meeting organized by immigration advocacy group La Fuente to talk about forming a union.You don't have the right to be creepy, even through your union rep...
Organizer Alex Gomez says the goal is to clean up the characters' image in the wake of growing complaints.
The last few weeks have seen at least 5 times square characters arrested on charges including aggressive solicitation and disorderly conduct. Among them was a Spider-Man caught on tape allegedly punching a police officer.
The incidents led the NYPD to circulate a flier telling tourists tipping is optional.
Times Square Alliance President Tim Tompkins says whether or not the characters form their own union, the city needs to implement regulations.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Unionize Me Elmo
Costumed characters want a union:
This is not the plan they thought it was:
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