By Steve Ahlquist on June 9, 2017
Twin River Casino food and beverage workers walked out during the 4am shift change and began picketing as negotiations between management and the union stalled. About six minutes later, the strike seemed to be over.
By Steve Ahlquist on June 8, 2017
Banquet cook Diana Pena is a single mom with a one-year old son. Pena says she’s fighting for her benefits. As for healthcare, says Pena, “We deserve it… [but] I cannot even pay it. How am I going to pay my rent… I’m a single mom and it’s so, so, so hard…”
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By Steve Ahlquist on May 31, 2017
“I’m a single mother. For the last 16 months, doctors have been monitoring me for breast cancer. Twin River cuts our plan on January 1.”
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