"There's not a glut of unemployed workers sitting out there, waiting to be hired," said Bob McDevitt, president of the Unite Here Local 54 casino workers' union. "That pool is not there in the volume that someone would imagine it to be."
With total revenues generated by Atlantic City's casinos being slashed by more than half over the last 12 years, other Atlantic County programs and services that rely at least in part on those monies are feeling the pinch.
Atlantic City's casino workers just can not catch a break! Not only do locals in the casino industry have to worry about casino closings and gaming competition from other states, they also have to work a lot harder to keep their "work-love balance ", according to a new study.
Lawmakers have introduced a bill that would give a tax break to A-list performers who would commit to playing at least four shows in AC. The bill has already cleared a legislative panel. According to NJ.Com, “A-list performing artists” who hold to at least four shows in Atlantic City’s tourism distri…