Mashantucket casino dealers vote on union contract on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Filed Under: Connecticut
Card dealers at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut will vote on a union contract on Friday.
The contract with the United Auto Workers was negotiated under tribal law. It would address wages, tips, safety and other issues for 2,500 dealers atFoxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods.
“We’re just very pleased that this experiment had a successful conclusion because it shows that there’s not an inherent conflict between employee rights and tribal sovereignty," UAW secretary-treasurer Elizabeth Bunn told The Boston Globe.