DETROIT (WWJ) – The contract between the union and the MotorCity Casino Hotel was extended for 48 hours Sunday, just hours before the deal was set to expire.  A union official tells WWJ there will be no walkout or strike.

Cynthia Boone is with “Unite Here Local 24”, the union that represents the casino workers.

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The union claims the casino is refusing to continue contract talks.  A spokeswoman for MotorCity says both sides are talking, there just hasn’t been an agreement.

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The breakdown in talks is over the price of health insurance and how much the employees will have to pay, according to Boone.  There are nearly 4,000 employees being represented.

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Contracts are up and being negotiated at Greektown and the MGM-Grand, as well as the MotorCity Casino Hotel.