Detroit Casino Workers Threaten Strike in Contract Dispute

         

Summary: Approximately 3,700 casino workers in Detroit are preparing to go on strike on Tuesday if a contract agreement is not reached. The strike would impact operations at MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCity Casino, and Hollywood Casino. The workers are represented by the Detroit Casino Council.

Thousands of casino workers in Detroit are preparing to go on strike if a contract deal is not reached. According to the Detroit Casino Council, approximately 3,700 workers are involved in the potential strike. The strike would impact operations at MGM Grand Detroit, which is operated by MGM Resorts International, as well as MotorCity Casino and Hollywood Casino, both operated by Penn Entertainment.

The casino workers are demanding a fair contract that addresses their concerns about wages, benefits, and working conditions. Negotiations between the Detroit Casino Council and the casino operators, MGM Resorts International and Penn Entertainment, have been ongoing. However, if an agreement is not reached by Tuesday, the workers will proceed with the strike.

This strike would have significant implications for the Detroit casino industry, as operations at the affected casinos would be disrupted. The Detroit Casino Council, which represents the workers, is urging the casino operators to address the workers’ concerns and reach a fair agreement to avoid the strike.

Tags: Detroit, casino, strike, contract dispute, MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCity Casino, Hollywood Casino, wages, benefits, working conditions

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