REPORT: Icahn’s Costly Vendetta: The Effects of the Labor Dispute at the Taj Mahal

Read the Full Report: Effects of Labor Dispute at Taj Mahal Icahn’s Costly Vendetta: The Effects of the Labor Dispute at the Taj Mahal Executive Summary In October 2014, Carl Icahn, the current owner of the Trump Taj Mahal and the Tropicana, did something at the Trump Taj Mahal that no other casino employer in the […]

Press Release: New Way for Public to Support Striking Trump Taj Mahal Workers

Contact: Diana Hussein, [email protected], 313-460-3119 Workers have been struggling for 22 months under Icahn’s Reign of Terror at Trump Taj Mahal (Atlantic City, NJ) — Union members at the Trump Taj Mahal announced the creation of a GoFundMe campaign for the Local 54 Hardship Fund. The funds will be used to provide assistance to workers […]

Trump Taj Mahal Striker Valerie McMorris On July Gaming Revenue Report

“The 22-month labor dispute at the Trump Taj Mahal has clearly taken its toll. This property is going the wrong way in an industry that’s doing better. The Taj has been impacted financially because Mr. Icahn won’t invest in what they’ve always told us was their number one asset – us.” -Valerie McMorris, Cocktail Server at Trump Taj Mahal, 26 […]

New Statement from UNITE HERE Local 54 President Bob McDevitt on Trump Taj Mahal (8-4-2016)

Carl Icahn has taken hundreds of millions of dollars out of Atlantic City over the past several years. Recently, he has made a public promise to put $100 million into the Trump Taj Mahal. He told the workers they were the most important asset of the property. Now, rather than negotiate with those same workers, […]

Statement from UNITE HERE Local 54 President Bob McDevitt on Trump Taj Mahal

For Immediate Release Contact: Diana Hussein 313-460-3119 [email protected]; Morgan Rubin, 646-517-1813, [email protected] Statement from Bob McDevitt, President of Unite Here Local 54, on Trump Taj Mahal “How petty. I would never have thought Carl Icahn was so one-dimensional. The great deal-maker would rather burn the Trump Taj Mahal down just so he can control the […]

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 [email protected] Morgan Rubin, 646-517-1813, [email protected] 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 […]

PRESS RELEASE: Trump Taj Mahal Strikers Detail Effects of Trump and Icahn-omics to DNC Labor Caucus

For Immediate Release Contact: Ben Begleiter, UNITE HERE Local 54, [email protected], 203-668-6676 Trump Taj Mahal Strikers Detail Effects of Trump and Icahn-omics to DNC Labor Caucus (Philadelphia, PA, NJ) – Over a dozen striking workers from the Trump Taj Mahal traveled to Philadelphia to address the DNC’s labor caucus to condemn Donald Trump ally and corporate […]

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 […]

ADVISORY: US Congress Members Call on Trump Ally Carl Icahn to Settle Strike at Trump Taj Mahal

Press Advisory for June 24, 2016 at 12:00pm Contact: Ben Begleiter, 203-668-6676 DNC Vice Chair and Eight Members of Congress Join Striking Trump Taj Mahal Workers on Picket Line Slam Icahn for Slashing Health Benefits, Holding Back Atlantic City Working Families and the Economy WHAT: US Congressmembers join striking Taj Mahal workers to urge billionaire […]