VIDEO: The Trump Taj Mahal is closing: did it make Atlantic City great? (via The Guardian)

When it opened in 1990, Donald Trump hailed it as the eighth wonder of the world. But in October, the Trump Taj Mahal will close, leaving thousands out of work. The Republican presidential nominee says he wants to make America great again, but did he make Atlantic City great? Full Article from The Guardian: Trump and […]

PRESS RELEASE: Casino workers to Icahn: “Our proposal simply $1.3 million different than yours. We can end this dispute today.”

Contact: Diana Hussein, [email protected], 313-460-3119 Ben Begleiter, [email protected], 203-668-6676 Casino workers to Icahn: “Our proposal simply $1.3 million different than yours. We can end this dispute today.” (Atlantic City, NJ)—At negotiations today, workers at the Trump Taj Mahal made a contract proposal that would resolve the ongoing labor dispute at the Trump Taj Mahal. The union proposal […]

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]nitehere.org; 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 […]