Las Vegas Casino Workers Sue Resort Owners Alleging Inadequate COVID-19 Safety Measures

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Casino workers are suing MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR), alleging failure to protect employees from the new coronavirus. 

What Happened

On Monday, the workers filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Las Vegas claiming that Caesars Entertainment owned Harrah’s and MGM-owned Bellagio and MGM Grand did not end food and beverage operations at once after learning of COVID-19 positive cases, reported the Wall Street Journal. 

The lawsuit, filed by Culinary Union Local 226 and Bartenders Union Local 165, further alleges that employees were not informed immediately when co-workers tested positive, and contact-tracing of …

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