October 16, 2014
By NJ AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech
How could billionaire businessman Carl Icahn look himself in the mirror after proposing to end paid lunch breaks for casino workers earning less than $12.50 per hour to pad Trump Entertainment Resorts’ bottom line. Slashing wages and reneging on promised retirement and health benefits are shameful, anti-union actions and a slap in the face to Atlantic City’s hard-working casino industry employees.
October 2, 2014
By Stephanie West
Atlanta, Georgia - The Atlanta Symphony is seeking to cut costs by firing orchestra members. The group has been locked out since September 6th. The lockout is "a one-sided attempt to force the orchestra to its collective knees," Music Director Robert Spano told the British newspaper, The Guardian.