(WINDSOR, ON) – Due to the ongoing labour disruption, Caesars Windsor has decided to cancel hotel reservations and postpone Total Rewards promotions scheduled for the remainder of May. Additionally, shows scheduled for the Colosseum, including Pitbull, Lee Brice, and Daniel O’Donnell, have been postponed.
For all postponed shows, ticketholders can hold onto their tickets to be honoured on the new show dates. Refunds must be requested for postponed shows and are to be handled through the point of purchase.
“This is a difficult message to release again,” said Kevin Laforet, the regional president for Caesars Entertainment. “As with earlier decisions to postpone upcoming concerts and cancel hotel reservations, it is necessary in order to give our customers advance notice to make alternate plans.”
Hotel reservations booked through May 31 have been cancelled.
A strike began at Caesars Windsor on April 5 after workers rejected a three-year deal which was endorsed by Unifor local 444 negotiators. Caesars has chosen not to operate during the work stoppage.
The agreement put forward by Caesars Windsor included wage and benefit improvements exceeding 11% over the three year term. As well, improvements were offered to bring the average hourly wage from $18.67 to $20.42, an increase to the casino’s contribution to the pension plan, job security provisions.
More than 2,000 workers are currently on strike.