Macau gambling enterprises are taking in money hand over fist. Although the rate of growth is slowly, revenues continue steadily to rise in the Chinese gambling enclave, which consumes about seven times as much in casino winnings as Las Vegas each 12 months. This suggests that there should be sufficient money to go around for everybody in the industry, but casino workers say that the wealth isn’t finding its way into their pockets.
Employees at Galaxy Macau planned a protest last week at the resort in reaction to a regional trade union’s allegations that salaries at the resort were ‘disrespectful’ with a employees. That follows protests an earlier at the venetian, which is owned by the las vegas sands week.
‘For both Galaxy and Sands we aren’t governing away a strike,’ said Ieong Man Teng, president of a local labor group known as the Forefront of Macao Gaming. Local media reports have actually suggested that August 28, which is the Venetian’s anniversary, could possibly be a strike.
Foreign Workers Barred From Many Jobs
In Macau, casino employees have 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 a jobless price of just 1.7 per cent, plus in which casinos must offer wages that are competitive order to retain their staff. That leverage Continue reading “Macau Casino Workers Want Better Pay. Macau workers are demanding better pay”