Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit to give up 43 union workers from Sept. 28 because of COVID-19 pandemic

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Published: July 2, 2024 (2 weeks ago)

Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit to give up 43 union workers from Sept. 28 because of COVID-19 pandemic

A week after rival MGM Grand Detroit laid off some 1,100 workers, and Greektown Casino-Hotel currently says 43 employees will be laid off because of shed incomes arising from the coronavirus pandemic.

In a declaration revealing the layoffs, the company apparently said…

“These layoffs at Greektown Casino-Hotel are the regrettable outcome of COVID-19 related business circumstances that were unexpected, remarkable and past our control.”


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Inning accordance with the information company, the layoffs of the 43 union workers are long-term and will start on Sept. 28 “or the 14 day duration beginning on that particular day.”


At completion of July, MLIVE reported that inning accordance with a June 12, 2020, WARN (Employee Modification and Retraining Notice) notice, the Penn Nationwide Video pc gaming, Inc. property would certainly be completely laying off 621 workers from Sept. 15, because of the pandemic’s effect on business., which were “unexpected, remarkable and past our control.”

At the moment, the casino hotel’s Vice Head of state and Basic Supervisor John Drake said…

“Considerable drags on our business will most likely proceed for the near future.

“Finally, we could not have anticipated when our residential or commercial homes would certainly be enabled to resume and how limiting the new running problems would certainly be, and the unfavorable impact this would certainly carry business quantities.”

Shutting orders:

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer‘s exec purchase shut all 3 of Detroit’s industrial gambling establishments, consisting of MGM Grand, Greektown, and MotorCity, on March 16, 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic hit.

It would certainly be nearly 4 and a fifty percent months before they were enabled to resume at simply 15 percent capacity, a policy that inning accordance with gambling industry experts is amongst the strictest COVID-19 rules in the U.S.

Tax obligation losses:

Inning accordance with an August 5 record from the Detroit Free Push, before the present health and wellness dilemma, the city of Detroit received approximately $600,000 a day in tax obligations paid by the 3 gambling residential or commercial homes from video pc gaming income.

And while the numbers are not yet available from the Michigan Video pc gaming Control Board for the first complete month of procedures, Dave Massaron, Chief Monetary Policeman for the City of Detroit, said in the very early August record that while it is prematurely to anticipate how tax obligation income numbers will be affected by the new running rules, the city’s budget assumes that the casino’s initial reopening duration will receive approximately $100,000 each day or $3 million monthly.