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Unions reach deal with MGM and Caesars over health benefits

Posted at 7:30 AM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 21:52:48-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Some good news for furloughed workers on the Las Vegas Strip.

The Culinary Union and Bartenders Union have made an agreement with MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment.

Family Health Benefits will remain in place until March 1, 2021, even if workers are laid off.

Workers will be able to return to their jobs with full seniority when businesses recover.

RELATED: MGM Resorts announce additional layoffs

If the Southern Nevada Health District asks them to quarantine, they will get 10 paid days off. And workers can take up to 6 weeks off unpaid if they want

The unions announced on Monday the agreement impacts about 36,000 union workers at 22 Las Vegas properties.