This comes on the heels of Caesars, Bally’s and Harrah’s ratification earlier this week, making the Trump Taj Mahal the only casino in Atlantic City refusing to negotiate a fair contract with it’s workers.
Bob McDevitt, President, UNITE HERE Local 54: “This company took healthcare off the table 20 months ago. Can you imagine what it is like to work in this city—to spend your days doing the backbreaking work of cleaning hotel rooms or walking all over the casino floor serving drinks in high heels—without health insurance? To […]
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Statement From Bob McDevitt, President of Unite Here Local 54, On Visit of Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 6, 2016
**Trump Taj Mahal Workers Strike: 6 am** Trump Taj Mahal Workers on Strike Taj Mahal Lone Holdout after Other Casinos Reach Agreement with Underpaid Housekeepers, Servers Atlantic City – Last night contract negotiations with the Trump Taj Mahal failed to reach an agreement that the negotiating committee could recommend to the membership. As a result, […]
UPDATED: UNITE HERE Local 54 Announces Tentative Contract Agreement with Caesars Entertainment’s Atlantic City Properties, as well as the Tropicana. Taj Mahal still until July 1 deadline.
Underpaid Atlantic City casino workers said today that they’re angry by the lack of progress in contract negotiations with Caesars, Bally’s, Harrah’s, Tropicana, and Trump Taj Mahal, and announced an emergency strike captain training tomorrow ahead of their July 1st strike deadline.
Atlantic City casino workers sacrificed a lot when times were tight. Now, they just want whats fair.
Statement from Bob McDevitt, President, UNITEHERE Local 54: “Today thousands of workers from Tropicana, Caesars, Bally’s and Harrah’s voted to authorize a strike on July 1 if they don’t have a fair contract. The vote was 96% in favor. We have told the companies that we are available days, evenings, and weekends to negotiate. The […]