Crown Melbourne Casino Workers Protest Sunday Wages

Crown Melbourne Casino Workers Protest Sunday Wages

Crown Melbourne casino workers are demanding higher pay plus a bonus that is additional overnight weekend shifts.

Crown Melbourne casino workers held a demonstration that is public night 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 is negotiating with the casino for higher pay for employees who work 7 pm to 7 am on Friday and Saturday. The union is seeking a $3 AUD ($2.31 USD) each hour surcharge for the graveyard shifts.

In addition, the union is also after a five % raise for several workers at all hours. Crown offered a 2.75 percent increase but the proposal was refused.

Crown Melbourne compromises two city obstructs and it is the largest casino complex in the Southern Hemisphere. With roughly 5,500 workers, the resort is Victoria’s largest solitary company.

United Voice said of its protest, ‘ the casino has been told by us that our company is serious. Now it’s time to show them. Without us. as they think we are already paid enough, we know they do not make record profits’

Sunday Warriors

For now, the union is taking a more approach that is civilized to walking off the task in hit. Some 200 protestors turned out along the promenade on Friday evening.

The group circled the casino chanting for higher wages and signs that are holding their demands.

Even though the five percent all-encompassing raise is one wish of t