ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City rejected a bid by its main casino workers union to force a public vote this fall on one casino's policy limiting many customer service jobs to between four and six years.

In a June 28 letter received by the union on Monday, City Clerk Rhonda Williams rejected petitions from Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union, saying they improperly tied the hands of the City Council and did not have enough signatures.

The union says it has more than enough signatures and will go to court to force the referendum in November.

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