LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — MGM Resorts International says it is furloughing roughly 140 staff members in managerial positions across its Las Vegas properties effective Monday, citing slow business due to the pandemic.
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In a statement sent to 13 Action News, a company representative said, "business volumes are projected to remain low for the beginning of the year" and the company is "focused on bringing employees back to work when business levels recover."
Read the full statement below:
"Business volumes are projected to remain low for the beginning of the year due to the pandemic, unfortunately requiring temporary reductions in staffing across our Las Vegas properties. We are focused on bringing employees back to work when business levels recover. We are optimistic that, with vaccine distribution and other developments, we will return to higher business levels and staffing soon.”
“As before, impacted employees with MGM Resorts health plans remain eligible for benefits and continue to have access to the MGM Employee Grant Fund and access to MGM’s employee resources and training.”
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