Roughly 375 UNITE HERE Local 26 labor union people are prepared to hit at 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 could 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 new out-of-pocket expenses total over $100,000 for union members alone, based on the local UNITE HERE chapter.
The union took its voice to the steps associated with the Rhode Island State House yesterday to need reinstatement of their insurance coverage help.
With about 100 workers in attendance, Local 26 Vice President Jenna Karlin told progressive political blog RI Future, and anybody else ready to concentrate, ‘Twin River has seen its share of [...]