In a letter of support for UNITE HERE Local 54 casino workers in Atlantic City, UAW Region 9 asks members to refrain from doing work traditionally done by Local 54 members in the event of a work-stoppage.
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After sacrificing wages and benefits to preserve the health of the casino industry in Atlantic City over the past decade, the industry is choosing to export profits out of town rather than share with the people who stuck with the industry during hard times.
Ninety-six percent of the workers at four of the city’s casinos voted Thursday to go on strike on July 1 if the gaming industry “continues to hold down wages.” Workers at a fifth casino have already authorized a walk-out. More than 6,000 workers at the five casinos could walk off the job if the strike […]
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.
Thousands of Servers, Housekeepers Expected to Authorize July 1st Walk-off – Casinos’ Biggest Holiday Weekend of the Year
Watch SNJ Today’s video coverage of the strike authorization vote for 4 Atlantic City properties that took place June 16, 2016.
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.
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.