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Casino Workers On Strike

Detroit casino workers need a raise AND a job that respects our health, our future and once again allows us to be proud to work at Detroit’s casinos.

Detroit Casino Workers Strike After Casinos Play Hardball on Wages, Healthcare

Thousands of union casino workers are on strike today after months of full-table negotiations and meetings by department failed to result in a deal with the city’s three casinos. The workers, represented by the Detroit Casino Council (DCC), are seeking contract improvements after years of pandemic hardship, but casino management remains unwilling to deliver a fair contract for workers.

Detroit Casino Workers Vote 99% “YES” to Authorize a Strike

This evening at 09:40pm, the Detroit Casino Council announced that members from MGM Grand Detroit, Hollywood at Greektown and MotorCity casinos — voted 99% “yes” to authorize a strike, if deemed necessary by the worker negotiating committee.

Workers at Detroit’s Casinos are Voting to Authorize Potential Strikes

On Friday, the workers who staff the majority of the operations at Detroit’s three casinos—including the slots and table games on the gaming floors as well as restaurants, bars, retail outlets, hotels, cleaning, maintenance and more—are holding a vote that, if passed, could pave the way for potential strikes at the casinos.

From the DCC, Friday, September 22, 2pm

DETROIT CASINO COUNCIL) Sign-up with your Contract committee members for September 29th Strike Authorization Vote 7am-7pm, Teamsters Hall.  The negotiating committee will update membership on negotiations and action plan at 9am, 1pm and 5pm meetings.

From the DCC, Friday, September 22, 12pm

DETROIT CASINO COUNCIL) Negotiating committee focused this week on non-economic and department issues.  Next week: economic bargaining begins.

From the DCC, Friday, September 8, 5PM

DETROIT CASINO COUNCIL) 1st day of bargaining ✅. Focused on non-economic issues by department. Next bargaining session Tues. Sept 12. WEAR YOUR UNION button EVERY DAY to SHOW SUPPORT!

From the DCC, Friday, September 8, 7AM

DETROIT CASINO COUNCIL) Bargaining with the Casino companies starts today. Wear a union button to work to SHOW YOUR SUPPORT! Get the new DCC button from your rep or organizer. We are stronger together.

From the DCC, Wednesday, September 6

DETROIT CASINO COUNCIL) This is the 1st DCC text to all who signed up from ALL 5 unions at the 3 Detroit Casinos! Our first action together is the contract meeting Thursday September 7 at 9am, 1pm or 5pm at Teamsters 2700 Trumbull. Which meeting will you attend (9, 1 or 5)?