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 public demonstration friday night outside the Melbourne Convention Centre in protest of instantly weekend wages paying the 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 and Saturday friday. The union is seeking a $3 AUD ($2.31 USD) per hour surcharge for the graveyard shifts.

In addition, the union is also following a five per cent raise for several employees at all hours. Crown offered a 2.75 percent increase but the proposal was rejected.

Crown Melbourne compromises two city obstructs and is the casino complex that is largest in the Southern Hemisphere. The resort is Victoria’s largest single employer with roughly 5,500 employees.

United Voice stated of its protest, ‘We have told the casino that our company is serious. Now it’s time to show them. While they think we have been already compensated enough, we know they are doingn’t make record profits without us.’

Weekend Warriors

For now, the union is having a more approach that is civilized to walking off the job in hit. On Friday evening, some 200 protestors turned out across the promenade.

The team circled the casino chanting for higher wages and holding signs displaying their demands.

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