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Strike ends at Loto-Québec casinos

Since last June, state-owned Loto-Québec has had to cope with a massive strike by its employees in land-based gaming halls, casinos in Montreal, Charlevoix, Gatineau and Mont-Tremblant, as well as the Espace Jeux online platform.

We’ve just received some excellent news. A settlement has finally been reached, which will put an end to the dispute over compensation.

Around 1,700 employees affected by the strike

In the 2022-2023 fiscal year, state-owned Loto-Québec posted excellent financial results, enabling its executives to earn very lucrative bonuses.

On the other hand, rank-and-file employees did not benefit. They did, however, have to contend with the sharp rise in inflation, which severely undermined their purchasing power.

As they were unable to reach agreement with Group management on a pay rise, they decided to go on strike last June.

The strike was attended by around 1,700 employees. 73% of them have just ratified the recommendation of the Ministry of Labour conciliator, which put an end to the industrial dispute.

In a recent press release issued on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, we learned that Loto-Québec management had agreed to grant them wage gains of 16% over 6 years. It will also add a 2% bonus to their salaries.

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A situation that will gradually return to normal

For the first time, the 9 Intercasinos units negotiated together, which significantly increased the balance of power. As a result, Loto-Québec management finally made the above-mentioned proposal.

It was submitted to the general assemblies of the various striking units, via a vote which took place on Monday September 25.

Intercasinos spokesman and president of the Casino de Montréal security unit (Riccardo Scopelleti) was quick to congratulate all striking employees, who have remained united throughout the labour dispute.

For their part, Loto-Québec management also welcomed the agreement, which finally put an end to the strike that had been going on since last June.

As a result, striking employees will gradually return to work over the coming weeks. For the latest information on opening times and services, please visit the websites of Loto-Québec’s various gaming halls and casinos.

About Loto-Québec

Founded in 1969, the state-owned Loto-Québec was originally responsible for operating a public lottery in la Belle Province. However, its activities gradually diversified. It opened gaming parlors in Quebec City and Trois-Rivières. It also manages the Casino de Montréal, the Casino du Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, the Casino de Charlevoix and the Casino de Mont-Tremblant.

Since December 1, 2010, Groupe Loto-Québec has also operated the Espace Jeux platform, which offers lotteries, scratch cards, sports betting, poker and online casino.

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