Qwest, the official telco provider of both the Dem and Republican conventions, has authorized a strike for next Sunday:
QWEST WORKERS OK CALL TO STRIKE
Members of the largest employee union at Qwest Communications International Inc., have voted to authorize a strike if talks fail to produce a new contract.
Communications Workers of America District 7 said 93 percent of voting members had authorized union leaders to call a strike if needed.
A contract covering about 20,000 union workers at Qwest expires at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 17, a little more than a week before the Democratic National Convention in Denver. The Republican National Convention begins Sept. 1 in St. Paul.
Imagine the spectacle of every major Democrat in the country having to cross the picket line to get to Obama-palooza.