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Bob McDevitt

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AC Casino Worker’s Union Head Calls Labor Situation A ‘Pending Catastrophe’

The announcement of Trump Plaza’s plans to close in mid-September is just another blow to Atlantic City’s largest casino workers union.

07/12/2014

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Analysts Say Atlantic City Casino Shutdown Needed

Atlantic City started the year with 12 casinos. By Labor Day, it could be down to nine.

06/29/2014

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Workers Vote For Union At Atlantic City’s Revel

Workers at Atlantic City’s newest casino have voted to join a union, meaning all 11 casinos in the city are now unionized.

06/07/2014

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Gov. Christie Again Vetoes New Jersey’s Internet Gambling Law

Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have made New Jersey the third state to legalize gambling over the Internet, but he says he will support such a law if it were put on a 10-year trial period.

02/07/2013

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Union Urges Chris Christie To Sign Internet Gambling Bill

The president of Atlantic City’s largest casino workers’ union is calling on Gov. Chris Christie to sign New Jersey’s Internet gambling bill.

01/31/2013

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Union Wants New Jersey To Probe Struggling Finances Of Revel Casino

Atlantic City’s main casino union wants state gambling regulators to determine whether the city’s newest casino is financially stable.

08/23/2012

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Union Files Complaint After Suspension of Tropicana Workers Arrested During Protest

“Tropicana management has decided to intimidate the workers and scare them from exercising their union rights,” a union leader says.

06/20/2012

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Atlantic City Casino Workers Stay on the Job Despite Expired Contracts

Even though labor contracts have expired at nine Atlantic City casinos, those hotels and gambling halls remain open as the city’s largest union tries to reach accords with them.

09/15/2011

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Atlantic City Casino Workers Union Ramps Up Opposition To Proposed Pay Cuts

Atlantic City’s largest casino workers union is ramping up its opposition to proposed pay cuts as contracts with nine of the 11 gambling halls are set to expire Thursday.

09/12/2011

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Planned Picketing By Atlantic City Casino Workers May Mean Mass Arrests

“The threat is, if we’re picketing without a permit that they’re going to arrest people. So there’s a possibility of mass arrests,” says Local 54 president Bob McDevitt.

09/01/2011

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Resorts Casino Union Local 54 Workers Receive Dramatic Wage Cut In Atlantic City

Labor contracts between Atlantic City’s largest union and nine casinos are due to expire in one month and Local 54 is negotiating a new contract with another.

08/14/2011