Labor Disputes and Strikes

Union to strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino

Union to strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino

Still seething from the cancellation of its members' health insurance and pension benefits nearly two years ago, Atlantic City's main casino workers union said early Friday it will go on strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino.

Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union told the Associated Press that it was unable to reach agreement on a new contract with the Taj Mahal, which is owned by billionaire investor Carl Icahn. The walkout involving about 1,000 union members is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. EDT Friday.

"As a result, nearly a thousand cooks, housekeepers, bellmen and servers from the Trump Taj Mahal will walk off the job this morning ahead of the industry's biggest holiday...