VIDEO : Atlantic City Casino Workers Continue to Take Action Against Union
ATLANTIC CITY - Union members are turning up the heat by surrounding the massive Gambling Hall with 1,000 picketers. Local 54 of the Unite Here Union planned a rally and march around the casino, which started at 5:30 p.m.,Thursday evening. The property remains open even after the union walked off the job July 1st. The main issue in the strike is the union's demand that health care and pension benefits be restored. On Monday, the casino withdrew its offer of a level of health insurance that the union had rejected as insufficient.