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MGM Resorts outsourcing Strip parking to Chicago-based firm

The Las Vegas Strip casino company that announced last month it'll begin charging for parking said Tuesday it's handing the keys to the program to a Chicago-based firm.

SP Plus Corp. will handle paid parking at all non-union MGM Resorts International properties, including Mandalay Bay, Delano, Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Vdara, Aria, Bellagio, The Mirage and MGM Grand, the company said.

Valets were told during an afternoon employees' meeting that SP Plus will hire MGM Resorts' approximately 400 non-union parking service workers, and that they'll keep their pay, seniority, time off and health benefits.

Teamsters Union valet employees at Luxor, Excalibur and...