Thousands of Atlantic City casino workers vote to authorize strike starting July 1

Thousands of Atlantic City casino workers voted Thursday to authorize a strike starting July 1 — a date intended to coincide with the peak of tourist season.

SNJ Today: VIDEO: Unite-Here Casino Strike

Watch SNJ Today’s video coverage of the strike authorization vote for 4 Atlantic City properties that took place June 16, 2016. 

Nasdaq: Union Workers Threaten Strike at Atlantic City Casinos

Atlantic City, N.J., could see its first casino strike in a dozen years this summer as workers who survived the recent shakeout seek new contracts with the casinos that survived.

USA Today: Atlantic City workers threaten July 4 strike

Union workers at more than half of Atlantic City’s hotel casinos are expected Thursday to authorize a July 1 strike that could effectively shut down or disrupt much of the seaside gambling resort before the busiest weekend of the year.