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Local 54

(The Showboat Hotel-Casino, on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

Showboat Casino Workers To Protest Planned Closing

Several hundred workers at Atlantic City’s Showboat casino will stage a rally to protest its planned Aug. 31 shutdown.

07/24/2014

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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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Unionized Workers Turn Up The Heat On Revel Casino As Possible Sale Looms

Outside the only casino yet to play ball, Local 54 rallied at the Revel Wednesday demanding workers be allowed to unionize.

04/16/2014

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Atlantic City Union Sues City Government

Local 54 of the UNITE HERE union says the city erred when it decided last month not to put two referenda on the ballot.

08/13/2012

Tropicana Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Casino Union Resumes Picketing Outside Tropicana

Twenty-one Tropicana Casino employees, who were recently reinstated from a suspension resulting from their involvement in a traffic-blocking protest last month, were out on the picket line again Saturday.

07/21/2012

Revel Resort (Credit: Revel)

Union Pushing For Referendums To Improve Casino Workers’ Rights

Atlantic City’s largest union is seeking to put a pair of referendums on the ballot that would appear to target the city’s newest casino.

06/10/2012

Tropicana Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Union Members Rally Outside Tropicana Casino

Thousands of Local 54 union members rallied at Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City.

04/05/2012

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Casino Workers Union Accuses Revel Entertainment Of Trying To Hire Cheap Labor

“They want to treat regular, front line workers as if they’re professional athletes but they want to pay them like they’re hot dog vendors,” union president Bob McDevitt says.

12/14/2011

(The Atlantic City boardwalk. File photo)

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

(File photo of an Atlantic City casino)

Union Sues To Block Aid To New Jersey’s Revel Casino

Members of Atlantic City’s largest labor union are taking the Christie Administration to court over tax breaks being granted to a mega casino project.

03/26/2011

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