Management and union members at Hollywood Casino in Joliet, IL and Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City, IN have agreed to union contracts that keep the union health insurance plan which Ameristar Casino refuses to provide. November 24th, 2015, union members at Hollywood Casino voted on and successfully ratified a 4 year contract which […]
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In 2008, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) suspended Dr. Larry Kinoshita DDS’s dental license for failure to file and/or pay his Illinois state income taxes. As of now, Dr. Kinoshita does not have a valid controlled substance license listed on the IDFPR website. Enclosed you will find a copy of a […]
In May of 2015, Ameristar Casino cut the union family health insurance plan for the members of UNITE HERE Local 1, including cocktail server and longtime union leader Jessica Fisch. Only months later, in October, Jessica’s husband, Tim, was diagnosed with cancer. Now they are struggling to pay for the medical costs. Come help […]
A National Labor Relations Board unfair labor practice charge filed by Dr. Larry Kinoshita, DDS, against UNITE HERE Local 1 has been withdrawn. Dr. Kinoshita refused to use his consumer power to help the people who serve him regularly at Ameristar Casino, East Chicago, keep the affordable family health insurance plan they have had for […]
UPDATE: Ameristar Casino is appealing the court case they lost against UNITE HERE Local 1. This is more evidence that it is willing to spend money on high-priced Chicago lawyers that it won’t spend on health-care for its workers. You may have heard about the lawsuit that Ameristar filed against Local 1 in […]