Ohio: USW, UAW picket outside Hollywood Casino Toledo

Ohio: USW, UAW picket outside Hollywood Casino Toledo

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  • Kalie Marantette, WTOL-TV
December 15, 2022 7:45 PM

In front of Hollywood Casino in Toledo on Wednesday night, United Auto Workers and United Steel Workers members wanted to send a message, projecting “FAIR CONTRACT NOW!” on the casino’s facade.

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UAW Local 14 President Tony Totty said the message lets their “brothers and sisters that are working” know the unions have their back as they negotiate wage increases with the casino. Union members also held signs and waved at honking cars passing by…

The USW and UAW have been representing about 800 workers as part of a joint council at Hollywood Casinos in Toledo and Columbus for almost 10 years.

“These workers deserve a fair wage increase every American is getting right now because of inflation,” USW 1-346 President Jim Witt said.