The head of Atlantic City’s main casino workers’ union, Bob McDevitt, says billionaire investor Carl Icahn is “a malignancy that needs to be cut out” from the city’s casino industry.
Icahn, who is poised to buy the Trump Taj Mahal casino-hotel, is ponying up $20 million so it can remain open while bankruptcy proceedings play out.
Workers at Atlantic City’s newest casino have voted to join a union, meaning all 11 casinos in the city are now unionized.
Developer Brooke Lenfest (center of photo) wants to build two hotels — a “W” and an “Element” — on what is now a parking lot at 15th and Chestnut Streets.
Atlantic City’s main casino union wants state gambling regulators to determine whether the city’s newest casino is financially stable.
Local 54 of the UNITE HERE union says the city erred when it decided last month not to put two referenda on the ballot.
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.
Workers in contract talks with Atlantic City’s casinos fear losing something a lot worse than money: their place in the middle class.