CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Bally's Corporation (NYSE: BALY) today announced that it has signed a Multi-Project Labor Agreement (PLA) with the Chicago & Cook County Building & Construction Trades Council (CCBT) and the AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department as it relates to construction of its flagship Bally's Chicago casino.
"BCTC is proud to stand with Bally's Chicago in this historic building of the first and only casino in the City of Chicago," said CCBT President Michael Macellaio. "With this agreement, Bally's shows that it understands the importance of good-paying jobs in our city and the dignity of our hard-working people."
"At Bally's, we believe our company should reflect the community. This PLA is a demonstration of our commitment to embrace organized labor that has played such a key role in building the great city of Chicago," said Bally's Chairman Soo Kim. "This is the first step of a project that will be built by Chicago, for Chicago, and help the city keep its promises to the police and fire pensions."