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UNITE HERE Casino Union Threatens Strike in Rhode Island Over Healthcare Benefits

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12th March

Roughly 375 UNITE HERE Local 26 labor union users are prepared to hit during the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island, unless their healthcare benefits are immediately restored.

The the next occasion UNITE HERE Local 26 members stage a sit in, it might be outside the Twin River Casino.

Beginning in of this year, the union claims Twin River Management, the owner and operator of the casino, reduced healthcare coverage for employees from 100 percent to 80 percent january. The out-of-pocket that is new total over $100,000 for union members alone, based on the local UNITE HERE chapter.

The union took its voice to the actions associated with the Rhode Island State House yesterday to demand reinstatement of their insurance coverage help.

With about 100 workers in attendance, Local 26 Vice President Jenna Karlin told progressive political blog RI Future, … Read More »