Union Requests Strikes at Five Atlantic City Casino

Union Requests Strikes at Five Atlantic City Casino

Bob McDevitt, President of Local 54, who states that workers made sacrifices when the casino industry’s chips had been down and he wants these

Atlantic City is facing action that is industrial five of its eight casinos, as employees voted overwhelmingly to hit on July 1 unless employment agreement negotiations can be resolved.

Members of Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union were 96 percent in favor of the walkout at Bally’s, Caesars, Harrah’s while the Tropicana. The union had already voted to authorize a strike at Carl Icahn’s Trump Taj Mahal last thirty days, although it’s not clear whether it’ll be within the July 1 action.

Meanwhile, Borgata, Golden Nugget, and Resorts have actually been exempted because negotiations are progressing, the union said.

Sacrifices Made In Atlantic City

‘Today thousands of workers from Tropicana, Caesars, Bally’s and Harrah’s voted to authorize a strike on July 1 should they don’t have a contract that is fair’ said Bob McDevitt. ‘we have told the ongoing companies we are available days, evenings, and weekends to negotiate.

‘The ball’s in their court, he added. ‘They need to offer these employees a contract that is fair. We gave up plenty when times had been bad, now they need to give back to us. that they are making money,’

The union is aggrieved it wants reversed because it believes workers have agreed to make sacrifices over the past few years while the casino industry has experienced financial 继续阅读“Union Requests Strikes at Five Atlantic City Casino”