Donald Trump

Trump Taj Mahal Closing Monday, Nearly 3,000 Workers to Lose Their Jobs

As of 5:59 a.m. Monday, the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City will close – another pockmark on the struggling city's gaming industry that puts nearly 3,000 workers out of a job and shines a light on one of the final remnants of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's hand print on the city.

Despite the impending shutdown, visitors continued to bypass the dozens of red-shirt wearing, striking workers and saddle up to slot machines and table games.

Owner Carl Icahn said he has lost at least $100 million in his efforts to keep the boardwalk casino and hotel open. He decided to close the Taj in August, a month after members of UNITE HERE Local 54 went on strike following failed contract negotiations.

Local

Breaking news and the stories that matter to your neighborhood.

Cosby Citing Systemic Racism as He Fights Assault Conviction

As Heat Ramps Up, Some Forego Masks at the Shore

To read full article, click here.


For more business news, visit Philadelphia Business Journal.

Copyright bizjournal
Contact Us