Macau gambling enterprises are consuming money hand over fist. Even though the rate of development is slowly, revenues continue steadily to rise in the gambling that is chinese, which consumes about seven times as much in casino winnings as Las Vegas each year. This suggests that there should be money that is enough go around for everybody in the market, 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 reaction up to a neighborhood trade union’s allegations that salaries at the resort were ‘disrespectful’ for some employees. That follows protests a week earlier in the day at the venetian, which is owned by the nevada sands.
‘For both Galaxy and Sands we aren’t ruling down a hit,’ 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 is the Venetian’s anniversary, could possibly be a strike.
Foreign Workers Barred From Many Jobs
In Macau, casino workers have a fair amount of leverage thanks to labor regulations which do not enable foreigners to work at casino tables. Which has created an environment where locals enjoy an unemployment price of just 1.7 %, plus in which casinos must offer wages that are competitive order to retain their staff. Th (more…)