Crown Melbourne casino workers are demanding higher pay plus an additional bonus for instantly weekend shifts.
Crown Melbourne casino workers held a demonstration that is public evening outside the Melbourne Convention Centre in protest of overnight weekend wages paying the exact same rate as weekday night shifts.
The United Voice Casino Union has been negotiating with the casino for higher pay for employees whom work 7 pm to 7 am on Friday and Saturday. The union is seeking a $3 AUD ($2.31 USD) per hour surcharge for the graveyard shifts.
In addition, the union is also after a five % raise for many workers at all hours. Crown offered a 2.75 percent increase but the proposal was rejected.
Crown Melbourne compromises two city obstructs and is the largest casino complex in the Southern Hemisphere. With roughly 5,500 workers, the resort is Victoria’s largest solitary employer.
United Voice stated of its protest, ‘ the casino has been told by us that we’re severe. Now you must to show them. Without us. as they think we are already paid enough, we understand they don’t make record profits’
For now, the union is having a more civilized approach compared to walking off the task in strike. Some 200 protestors turned out along the promenade on Friday evening.
The group circled the casino chanting for higher wages and holding indications displaying their demands.
Even though the five per cent all-encompassing raise is o […]