Wynn Macau and SJM to award employees with a special bonus

A similar announcement was made by MGM China last month.
A similar announcement was made by MGM China last month.

Wynn Macau has announced it will pay a special allowance, equivalent to one month’s salary, to 97.8 per cent of its 12,000 employees. SJM will also provide an “annual living subsidy” to eligible employees.

Macau.- After a though year signed by the Covid-19 pandemic, Macau’s main casino operators have decided to award their employees for their collective efforts.

Through a statement, Wynn Macau announced it will pay, on January 28, a “special allowance” equivalent to one month’s gross salary to all eligible Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace team members.

The number of benefited employees represents 97.8 per cent of the company’s 12,000-strong workforce.

The casino operator stated: “With the exceptional level of loyalty, commitment and discipline demonstrated by all Wynn team members, the company has been able to ensure the continuity and enhancement of its renowned service culture and hospitality standards, and helped to protect the health of all colleagues and Wynn guests.”

Wynn Macau Ltd also revealed it has reached a 94.2 per cent vaccination rate.

SJM Resorts SA made a similar announcement through a press release where it has revealed it will provide an “annual living subsidy” to eligible employees amounting to 2 months or 1.5 months of salary.

Daisy Ho Chiu Fung, chairman of SJM Holdings, said the company wanted to thank the group’s staff for their tremendous support amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

According to the company’s statement, the bonus will be paid in two equal payments in January and July respectively. The first payment will be made on 6 January 2021.

A few weeks ago, MGM China had confirmed that a one-time discretionary allowance was going to be paid to eligible non-management team members. According to the company’s statement, 95 per cent of staff were eligible for the reward.

Pansy Ho, MGM China Holdings Limited co-chairperson, said: “2021 was another year of adapting to changes, still our Golden Lion team strive their best to ride out of the storm. 

“Recognising the importance of vaccination in building a solid barrier against the virus for Macau’s economy recovery, MGM team members actively vaccinated and has brought our staff vaccination rate to 95 per cent.”

In this article:
Macau casinos SJM Holdings Wynn Macau