Atlantic City Casino Workers Approve Strike at Taj Mahal
Users of UNITE HERE Local 54, regarded as the biggest casino workers labor union in Atlantic City, voted and only a possible hit at the struggling Trump Taj Mahal.
In line with the information released, about 80% or 1,000 people of regional 54 cast a vote that is positive thus giving their nod for a strike to be called by the work union’s negotiating committee, in case it finds that certain is important.
At present, chefs, housekeepers, bartenders, etc. are represented by Atlantic City’s branch of UNITE HERE. But, no card dealers are people associated with union. Ben Begleiter, a spokesman for neighborhood 54, pointed out that if employees choose carry on attack, their jobs will never be affected.
Currently, Taj Mahal is owned by Trump Entertainment Resorts. However, billionaire investor Carl Icahn is to swap their $292-million financial obligation into the gambling operator in return for ownership associated with casino property. The businessman has promised he would do his better to restore the venue’s former glory and change it in to a profitable one.
Last October, Taj Mahal employees had their pension and health insurance plans reduced and replaced with 401(k) people included in the conditions, under which Mr. Icahn would simply take charge associated with the property that is struggling. Since then, there has been a dispute that is ongoing the businessman and neighborhood 54 users. The situation was delivered to court and it is now reviewed by the third Circuit U.S. (más…)