PRESS RELEASE: Atlantic City Casino Workers: Little Progress in Contract Negotiations, as 6,000 Servers & Housekeepers Continue Preparations to Strike July 1

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.

AUDIO: Latest radio ad on why workers want to strike

Atlantic City casino workers sacrificed a lot when times were tight. Now, they just want whats fair. 

BREAKING: Today, 96% of workers from 4 Atlantic City casinos vote to authorize a strike with a July 1 deadline

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 […]

BREAKING NEWS: Atlantic City Casino Workers Report Overwhelming Support for Strike

Thousands of Servers, Housekeepers Expected to Authorize July 1st Walk-off – Casinos’ Biggest Holiday Weekend of the Year

Atlantic City Update

Following the negotiations of the Caesars properties on May 23-24, workers were insulted by the company’s response and refusal to restore concessions left over from the 2011 contact, in which the workers gave up vacation, holiday, over-time pay and wage increases. As a result, Thursday June 2nd, approx. 350 workers held meetings concerning negotiations at […]