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4,500 Atlantic City Casino Workers Reach Tentative Agreement with their Employers

Workers at Borgata, Caesars, Harrah’s and Tropicana avert strike deadline Atlantic City—Casino Workers at four Atlantic City casinos reached a tentative agreement with their companies late Thursday night, in advance of a July 1 strike deadline. The union’s worker negotiating committee at the MGM-owned Borgata and Caesars Entertainment-owned Caesars, Harrah’s and Tropicana casinos have approved the […]

Atlantic City Casino Workers Vote 96% “YES” to Strike

After picketing on the Boardwalk for higher wages, workers vote overwhelmingly in favor of strike authorization  Atlantic City— Yesterday evening at 7:38pm, UNITE HERE Local 54 announced that members from Caesars, Tropicana, Harrah’s, Borgata, and Hard Rock casinos voted 96% “yes” to authorize a strike, if called by the worker negotiating committee. The negotiating committee […]

Press Advisory: Senate President Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Prieto to Announce Support for Extending Unemployment Benefits to Striking Trump Taj Mahal Workers

NJ AFL-CIO President Wowkanech, Striking Taj Mahal Workers Slam Billionaire Carl Icahn for Refusing to Negotiate Fair Contract at Trump Taj Mahal Contact: Diana Hussein 313-460-3119 dhussein@unitehere.org Morgan Rubin, 646-517-1813, morgan.rubin@berlinrosen.com WHAT:  NJ Legislative Leaders, and over 100 striking workers will hold a press conference Monday to announce support for a bill to extend unemployment to […]

On Eve of DNC, Democratic Members of Congress Denounce Trump and Icahn-omics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 24, 2016 Contact: Ben Begleiter,  203-668-6676 Video of all speeches is available at https://unitehere.box.com/v/july242016 (Atlantic City, NJ) –Several members of Congress and a DNC vice-chair joined striking Trump Taj Mahal workers on the picket line in Atlantic City to condemn Donald Trump ally and corporate raider, Carl Icahn. “I am […]