Billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Friday, in an emotional Tweet, asked the Atlantic City’s largest casino workers union to help save the Taj Mahal.
The tweet linked to a message on Icahn’s website that said: NOW IS NOT THE TIME TO FIGHT. NOW IS THE TIME TO STOP AND ASK, WHAT CAN I DO TO HELP SAVE THE TAJ?
There was no comment forthcoming from the Union on its website in response to this tweet. The phone calls to its headquarters also went unanswered.
The Bankrupt casino employs over 3000 workers and a judge had terminated union’s contract with the casino.
A judge has terminated union’s contract with the bankrupt casino, which employee 3,000 workers. The union, Local 54 of the Unite-HERE, was spearheading a movement to get pensions and health insurance coverage to the employees.
According to the Associated Press, the cancelled contract will help Trump Entertainment Resorts to save $14.6 million a year. The cancelation was vital since it will enable transfer of ownership to Icahn, who plans to invest $100 million into the Taj Mahal.cialis and heartburn