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A New Era Begins At New Jersey’s Largest Hospitality Union

UNITE HERE Local 54 is proud to announce Donna M. DeCaprio as the new President of the Union, who was appointed by a unanimous vote earlier this year.  Ms. DeCaprio is the first female President in the history of Local 54, and her appointment marks a significant milestone for the Union and the labor movement […]

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Casino Workers Ratify Contract with Historic Wage Increases by 99%, while Others Prepare for Strike Authorization Vote

Casino Workers say, “we’re not finished until we ALL win the raises we deserve!”  Atlantic City—While workers at five casinos voted 99% “yes” on Monday to ratify new agreements reached with their employers, the worker negotiating committee at Resorts and Golden Nugget casinos announced a Strike Authorization Vote for July 19.  As their contracts expire, […]

1,500 Hard Rock Casino Workers in Atlantic City Reach Tentative Agreement with their Employer

Workers at Hard Rock avert strike deadline and join four other casinos in reaching new agreements Atlantic City—Casino Workers at the Hard Rock casino in Atlantic City reached a tentative agreement with their company Saturday, just in advance of a July 3 strike deadline. The union’s worker negotiating committee at the property have approved the […]

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 […]