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Chicagoland hospitality workers rally for fair treatment, an end to management-led intimidation at Neil Bluhm’s Rivers Casino

Rivers workers organize, citing low pay, chronic understaffing and lack of job security Des Plaines, IL – Today, over 100 Rivers Casino workers, Chicago hospitality workers and community allies are rallying outside Rivers Casino. They are calling for better working conditions and an end to management-led ... Read more »

Chicagoland hospitality workers to rally for fair treatment, an end to management-led intimidation at Neil Bluhm’s Rivers Casino

WHAT: Over 100 Rivers Casino workers, Chicago hospitality workers and community allies are rallying outside Rivers Casino. They are calling for better working conditions and an end to management-led intimidation at Rivers. WHO: Chicago hospitality workers who are members of UNITE HERE Local 1, casino ... Read more »

Hospitality, casino workers from three cities ask Neil Bluhm to keep his promise for a fair process

[Chicago] – Today, February 19, Chicago hospitality workers and casino workers from Rivers Casino Des Plaines, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh, and Sugarhouse Casino in Philadelphia are asking Chicago billionaire Neil Bluhm to keep his promise for a fair process for them to decide whether to unionize. Bluhm ... Read more »

Community to Rivers Casino: Halt illegal intimidation tactics imposed on workers

Casino faces 31 unfair labor practice charges filed with federal agency Des Plaines, IL – Today, Dec. 18, clergy and community leaders from Chicago and the Northwest suburbs are delivering a petition signed by 33 allies supporting employees at the Rivers Casino Des Plaines. Allies are calling on the ... Read more »

Alderman Brookins Joins Airport Workers in Calling for Equal Treatment at City’s North and South Side Airports

[CHICAGO] – Today, Alderman Howard Brookins (21st ward) and airport workers are taking a step to question inequality at Chicago’s airports. Alderman Brookins is introducing a resolution in today’s City Council meeting that highlights the disparity between the working conditions for airport ... Read more »

Rivers Casino faces 31 unfair labor practice charges filed with federal agency, reporting backlash to union organizing efforts and threats against workers

[Des Plaines, IL] –Last week, UNITE HERE Local 1 filed 31 unfair labor practice charges, alleging violations of federal labor law against non-union workers at Rivers Casino Des Plaines. The charges show how the company has violated federal law, responding to workers’ efforts to organize with an ... Read more »

Majestic workers ask Common Council: Why is a casino that isn’t taking care of its workers receiving tax breaks?

New casino project could cost the City of Gary millions [Gary, IN] – Today, November 5, 2013, about 50 workers from the Majestic Star Casino are attending a Gary Common Council meeting. At the meeting, workers are asking why the City of Gary is spending millions to help a casino that has not agreed ... Read more »
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