Wynn Resorts Las Vegas has announced it will require staff to get the Covid-19 vaccine or to present a weekly negative test to continue working.
US.- A Las Vegas casino will require all workers to receive the Covid-19 vaccine to resume normal activity. Otherwise, they will need to submit a negative Covid-19 test every week.
Wynn Resorts said that about 60 per cent of its employees have already been vaccinated.
The company intends to show authorities that its taking steps to encourage vaccination after the Nevada Gaming Control Board announced it will allow Las Vegas casinos to expand capacity beyond the current 50 per cent if they promote vaccination among staff.
There has been no announcement on returning to full capacity, but according to governor Steve Sisolak’s “Roadmap to Recovery,” he will give more control to local governments in May.
Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox said in a statement: “Our primary goal is to create the safest possible environment at Wynn, for both employees and guests. Vaccination rates are increasing throughout the country, and requiring our employees to either be vaccinated or tested on a weekly basis will make Wynn one of the safest vacation destinations in the U.S.”