Macau gambling enterprises are ingesting money hand over fist. Even though the rate of development is slowly, revenues continue to rise in the Chinese gambling enclave, which ingests about seven times as much in casino winnings as Las Vegas each year. This suggests that there should be sufficient money to go around for everybody in the industry, but casino workers say that the wide range isn’t finding its way into their pouches.
Workers at Galaxy Macau planned a protest week that is last the resort in response to a local trade union’s allegations that salaries during the resort were ‚disrespectful’ with a workers. That follows protests a week early in the day at the venetian, which is owned by the vegas sands.
‚For both Galaxy and Sands we aren’t ruling down a strike,’ said Ieong Man Teng, president of a local labor group referred to as Forefront of Macao Gaming. Local media reports have suggested that August 28, which could be the Venetian’s anniversary, could be a strike.
Foreign Workers Barred From Many Jobs
In Macau, casino workers have a fair amount of leverage thanks to labor regulations that do not enable foreigners to work at casino tables. That has created an environment where locals enjoy an unemployment price of just 1.7 percent, as well as in which casinos must offer competitive wages in purchase to retain their staff. That leverage is Read more