Nearly 4,000 casino workers for MGM Grand Detroit have voted to ratify a new contract, ending a 47-day strike that began in October.
Jamil Johnson, an MGM Grand Detroit Casino server, said that he and his colleagues deserve a wage increase and are prepared to continue their strike.
The United Auto Workers union reached a tentative agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) and its HMO subsidiary, Blue Care Network.
UAW President Shawn Fain wants to gain UAW membership from foreign automakers like Toyota and electric vehicle makers like Tesla.
The United Auto Workers union overwhelmingly ratified new contracts with Ford and Stellantis that will raise pay across the industry.
Members of the United Auto Workers union moved closer to approving a contract agreement with Stellantis as two factories in Detroit voted in favor of the deal.
AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler joined hundreds of Detroit casino workers at Motor City Casino during a rally as their strike nears the one-month mark.
The union hasn’t posted final vote totals yet, but a tentative contract agreement between GM and the United Auto Workers union appears to be headed for defeat.
Federal grant funding will expand a Michigan program that helps provides employment and training services to ex-prisoners.
Detroit casino workers are continuing their strike against three operators, hopeful that they’ll be able to secure a big win like the UAW.