Bob McDevitt, President of Local 54, who claims that workers made sacrifices once the casino industry’s chips were down and he wants these
Atlantic City is dealing with action that is industrial five of its eight gambling enterprises, as employees voted overwhelmingly to strike on July 1 unless employment agreement negotiations are 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 an attack at Carl Icahn’s Trump Taj Mahal month that is last although it’s not clear whether it’s going to be within the July 1 action.
Meanwhile, Borgata, Golden Nugget, and Resorts have 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 fair contract,’ said Bob McDevitt. ‘We have told the businesses that people can be found days, evenings, and weekends to negotiate.
‘The ball’s in their court, he added. ‘They need to supply these workers a fair agreement. We threw in the towel a whole lot when times were bad, now they need to give back to us. that they are making money,’
The union is aggrieved since it believes workers have agreed to make sacrifices in the last few years whilst the casino industry has experienced financial difficult Continue reading “Union Sales Strikes at Five Atlantic City Casino”