Wynn Las Vegas says workers should get vaccinated or submit weekly detrimental checks
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Wynn Las Vegas would require workers to both obtain a COVID-19 vaccination or present they’ve examined detrimental for the virus regularly.
The corporate introduced the brand new coverage Thursday, saying that 60% of workers have already been vaccinated.
For workers who don’t get vaccinated, they should present weekly detrimental COVID-19 checks.
“Our major objective is to create the most secure potential atmosphere at Wynn, for each workers and friends,” Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox mentioned in a press release. “Vaccination charges are rising all through the nation, and requiring our workers to both be vaccinated or examined on a weekly foundation will make Wynn one of many most secure trip locations within the U.S.”
The announcement comes because the Nevada Gaming Management Board says it’ll solely take into account increasing capability past the present 50% restrict if casino-resorts take “measurable and materials steps” to get workers vaccinated.
A number of on line casino operators, together with MGM Resorts, Caesars, Station Casinos and The Cosmopolitan, have began internet hosting on-site vaccine clinics for workers and their households.
Wynn Resorts’ Encore Las Vegas has hosted UMC’s vaccination clinic since January, and eligible workers have been capable of obtain pictures there. Wynn Resorts says the positioning is predicted to manage its 50,000th vaccine Thursday.
Wynn Las Vegas says it additionally has opened the Lighthouse COVID-19 Testing Lab to conduct testing on-site.
All Nevada residents age 16 and up are eligible to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine.