Greektown Superholdings, Inc. today announced the ratification of a four-year labor agreement on October 24, 2011 by the membership of the five unions constituting the Detroit Casino Council, which represents the majority of Greektown's approximately 2,000 employees.
The agreement was ratified with approximately 75% of the membership voting in favor of the agreement.
"We are pleased that we reached a deal that addresses the needs of employees and positions Greektown for future success," said Michael Puggi, President & CEO of Greektown. "This agreement provides the foundation for our plans to transform Greektown Casino-Hotel into a preferred gaming and entertainment destination. A strong partnership with our employees is essential for us to realize that vision."
Greektown Superholdings, Inc. operates, through its subsidiaries, the Greektown Casino-Hotel. Located in the heart of Detroit's Greektown Dining and Entertainment District, Greektown Casino-Hotel opened on November 10, 2000. Greektown Casino-Hotel offers such amenities as the International Buffet, Eclipz Lounge, Shotz Sports Bar & Grill, Bistro 555 and a VIP lounge for players. Greektown Casino-Hotel opened its 400-room hotel tower in February 2009 and recently became the first Michigan casino to debut a smartphone application.