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Casino Employees in Las Vegas and Detroit Approve Union Contracts

casino employees in las vegas and detroitCasino employees in Las Vegas and Detroit accepted deals with casino operators to improve benefits and increase wages. On December 2, the Detroit Casino Council approved ratifying its contract with MGM Grand Detroit. Thus, the casino workers ended their 47-day strike.

Penn Entertainment employs 3,700 people in MGM Grand, MotorCity Casino, and Hollywood Casino at Greektown; on November 17th, the Detroit Casino Council came to a tentative deal for a new contract involving these employees.

According to sportsbook pay per head reviews and news sites, the contract with MGM includes the most significant wage increase ever negotiated for casino workers. It does not increase their health care costs, reduces workloads, and offers other job protections. In addition, it included the technology contract language and more retirement benefits.

Casino Employees in Las Vegas and Detroit Signed New Deals

According to sports betting news reports, casino workers ratified union contracts in Las Vegas on November 22. The agreements will apply to MGM, Caesars Entertainment, and Wynn Resorts workers. Also, workers will receive higher wages to prevent the threat of a labor stoppage against the casino operators.

The Culinary Union won $2 billion in total compensation over a five-year contract, says Ted Pappageorge, its secretary-treasurer. The union secured record wage hikes with a 10% increase in the first year and a total of 32% over the life of the new contract.

According to Bwager.com sources, nontipped workers at the largest Las Vegas gaming companies will earn over $9 an hour more throughout the new deals than they make now. Pay increase retroactive to June 1 for MGM and Caesars deals, resulting in a significant raise in the first year. For Wynn Resorts, it was in August. Nontipped workers get $3 more per hour, while tipped employees receive $1.50 more.

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