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Fox 2 Detroit: Strike looms for Detroit casinos as contract with workers ends Oct. 16

“Our people are doing the jobs of two and three people,” said Nia Winston of Local 24. “And the casinos aren’t doing enough to fill the positions that they still have open because the wages are not competitive.” That includes Shataya Thompson, who spoke through tears. “I want what’s best for my family,” she said, […]

From the DCC, Thursday, September 14, 1PM

DETROIT CASINO COUNCIL) Rally with UAW Big Three Friday at 4pm. Meet at Ford Training Center on Jefferson by Huntington Place. (Txt STOP 2quit)

From the DCC, Thursday, September 14, 11:30AM

DETROIT CASINO COUNCIL) Negotiations Tues & Wed focused on Discipline & Grievance contract language and dept issues. Next week goal: reach tentative agreement on non-economic issues, so we can start economic bargaining. In Solidarity, wear your BUTTON, until we WIN!