Workers picketing the Trump Taj Mahal have until 5 pm ET on Monday, July 18 to accept a healthcare that is new, or it is off the dining table for good. That's the word this week through the Atlantic City casino's owner, Icahn Enterprises.
Striking union workers outside the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City also demonstrated outside Donald Trump's nyc offices this week.
The strike at the Taj was ongoing since July 1, when around 1,000 bar staff, chefs, porters, and cleaners, organized by Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union, walked off the premises in protest at the loss of healthcare and pension benefits friday.
Action proceeded on the normally lucrative Independence Day celebrations and has shown no indications of abating. Organizers have actually said the plan offered up by the casino's management represents 'a shadow' of the healthcare great things about other Atlantic City casino workers, and that industrial action will continue for 'as long as it takes.'
Carl Icahn rescued the Taj from chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2014. The billionaire corporate raider and activist investor consented to defend myself against nearly all its $286 million debt as part regarding the purchase agreement.
He additionally promised to turn that debt into equity and to take a position into the property, but only if Atlantic City and the courts granted him the temporary cessation of worker p (mais…)