Former Trump Plaza Employees to Receive Severance Checks

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -

Former employees of the now-closed Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City will soon be receiving their long-awaited severance checks.

A representative for the union Unite Here Local 54 said on Thursday, October 4th, that nearly 354 eligible former-employees can collect their $1,500 severance checks from the union office on October 18th and 19th.

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The employees were left without a job when the casino filed for bankruptcy and closed in 2014 along with four other Atlantic City casinos.

Local 54 president Bob McDevitt said workers have waited too long to collect money that is rightfully theirs, calling the wait quote, "An indictment of the bankruptcy court system."

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