Union Members at Hollywood Casino and MotorCity Ratify Agreement with Casinos, Winning Highest Wage Increase in History of Detroit Casino Industry

Detroit, MI – Union members affiliated with the Detroit Casino Council at Hollywood Casino at Greektown and MotorCity Casino have voted to ratify a new contract with historic wage increases and other gains. The successful ratification triggers the end of the 34-day strike at both properties, effective tonight (11/19/23) at 9:00pm. Union members at MGM Grand

Historic Tentative Agreement Reached between Unions and Detroit Casinos

Detroit, MI – The Detroit Casino Council has reached a tentative agreement for a new five-year contract with MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCity Casino and Hollywood Casino at Greektown after 32 days on strike. The unions will continue to strike until the members ratify the proposed settlement. This settlement is a historic investment in Detroit’s future. This

Casino Unions Launch “#StrikeCity Donation Drive” to Support Strikers in Need at Detroit’s Casinos, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan

DETROIT—The unions representing Detroit’s striking casino workers are launching a new donation program to support workers on strike at MotorCity Casino, MGM Grand Detroit, Hollywood Casino at Greektown and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM). As the weather gets colder and strikes stretch longer, unions and allies are coming together to ensure that strikers

300+ Striking Casino Workers Head to Michigan State Capitol for Support

Lansing, MI — More than 300 striking Detroit casino workers traveled to Lansing today to speak with state leaders at Michigan’s State Capitol about the strike and other important legislation impacting all working people in Michigan. On October 17, casino workers who are members of the Detroit Casino Council – five unions working in coalition – launched

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

DETROIT—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

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

As they negotiate for higher wages, workers vote overwhelmingly in favor of strike authorization at all three Detroit casinos   Detroit— 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

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

Workers at Detroit’s MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCity Casino, and Hollywood at Greektown, will cast ballots on whether to authorize strikes as they negotiate new union contracts Detroit, MI— As more UAW autoworkers join picket lines, another group of workers from the Motor City is taking the first step towards potential strikes. On Friday, the workers