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 takes in 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 everyone in the market, but casino employees say that the wide range isn’t finding its way into their pouches.
Employees at Galaxy Macau planned a protest last week at the resort in reaction up to a regional trade union’s allegations that salaries during the resort had been ‘disrespectful’ to some employees. That follows protests a week earlier in the day at the venetian, which is owned by the las vegas sands.
‘For both Galaxy and Sands we aren’t governing down a hit,’ said Ieong Man Teng, president of a local labor group known as the Forefront of Macao Gaming. Local media reports have suggested that August 28, which is the Venetian’s anniversary, might be an attack.
Foreign Workers Barred From Numerous Jobs
In Macau, casino employees have a fair amount of leverage thanks to labor regulations that do not allow foreigners to work at casino tables. That has created an environment where locals enjoy a jobless price of just 1.7 percent, and in which casinos must offer competitive wages in order to retain their staff. That leverage is more “Macau Casino Workers Want Better Pay. Macau workers are demanding better pay”