Tag: Casino

UAW Members Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract with MGM National Harbor

Detroit, MI – UAW members who work at MGM National Harbor (Maryland) overwhelmingly ratified their first agreement on Saturday.  92.4% voted to approve a contract that includes back pay lump sums, base wage increases, game knowledge wage increases, significant reductions in employee-paid healthcare premiums as well as other protections.  The contract will cover approximately 1000 full- and part-time poker and table game dealers at the casino. “This is a contract that gives meaningful change to the lives of our members at MGM National Harbor,” says UAW President and Director of the National Gaming Department Ray Curry.  “UAW leads in negotiating ... Read more

Statement from UAW President and Director of National Gaming Department Ray Curry and Region 8 Director Mitchell Smith Regarding Tentative Agreement Reached at MGM National Harbor

A tentative agreement has been reached between the approximately 1,000 UAW-represented table games and poker dealers and MGM National Harbor in Maryland. Details of the tentative agreement are withheld until UAW members are briefed prior to ratification. UAW represents over 12,000 table games & poker dealers, slot attendants, slot technicians and cage cashiers at multiple locations throughout the U.S.

Statement of UAW President Rory L. Gamble on the Comments of Las Vegas Mayor Carol Goodman

“No elected official who takes an oath to protect the public can approve of the comments by Mayor Goodman. UAW Casino employees, their families and the community are not test subjects for her irresponsible theories on public health and the Covid-19 virus. The UAW calls on other elected officials in Las Vegas and Nevada to denounce these comments and ensure that Mayor Goodman’s risky policy theories are blocked from happening.”

UAW Members at Baltimore Horseshoe Casino Ratify First-Ever Contract

UAW table games, poker dealers and dual-rate dealers at the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore have ratified their first-ever contract, winning significant wage increases and greatly improving their benefits, job security and health and safety. The UAW, which represents more than 13,000 gaming workers in nine states, is the largest member of a coalition of five unions that bargained with Caesars Entertainment Corporation, the casino’s owners. “We’ve improved our working conditions across the board with this contract,” said Aaron Carter, bargaining committee chairman of UAW Local 17. “This contract will help our members to have jobs that can support a family. ... Read more

Unions, Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati reach tentative agreement

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Four Casino Workers Council unions representing workers at Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati have reached a tentative agreement on a first contract. The tentative agreement between the council representing the UAW, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the United Steelworkers and UNITE HERE, and casino operator JACK Entertainment LLC, includes general wage increases, retroactive pay and lump-sum payments, among other improvements. Details are being withheld until bargaining unit members of each individual union vote on the agreement, which is expected to be completed by April 23. The contract would cover 854 Horseshoe gaming workers. The UAW represents table games dealers, ... Read more