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"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” - Elie Weisel

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor." - Desmond Tutu

"There comes a time when neutrality and laying low become dishonorable. If you’re not in revolt, you’re in cahoots. When this period and your name are mentioned, decades hence, your grandkids will look away in shame." - David Brooks

3 responses to “Twin River employees warn of potential strike over healthcare cuts”

  1. Twin River Casino employees ready to strike over healthcare cuts

    […] 2016. This is more than triple in out of pocket costs for employees. At the same time, according to, Karlin pointed out that Twin River has been able to see gaming revenues increase more than 50% […]

  2. salgal

    US Corps, by and large (?) seem to embrace a a theory that the relationship between management and workers is assumed to always be adversarial. Apparently all workers are disposable, dispensable and easily replaceable. And yet at successful companies worldwide enlightened management treats workers with respect offering decent salaries and benefits, building a loyal and invested workforce. A successful company that can provide robust dividends to shareholders while depriving workers of healthcare is nothing but SHIT. I say, STRIKE!

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  3. Twin River Casino food and beverage employees ready to go on strike

    […] an event last week at the State House, hundreds of Unite Here! Local 26 members turned out in support of the Twin […]

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