It has been a long four weeks at Detroit casinos as the ongoing union workers strike continues to take a toll on retail gaming in the city. Even worse is the fact that casino leaders are unwilling to budge, thereby stalling negotiations. This has caused many union workers to “prepare” themselves for a longer strike period that they could have reasonably anticipated.
The 3,700 workers currently on strike represent 75% of the total workforce at Detroit casinos, according to a US Bureau of Labor Statistics which put the total workers at 4,900. Here’s a quick look at what Detroit casino workers are currently demanding.