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MGM Resorts International responds to Culinary Union’s lawsuit

Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and the Bartenders Local 165 claimed the properties have failed to “properly warn workers, disinfect and quarantine when a worker or their co-worker tests positive for COVID-19.”

Geoconda Argüello-Kline, secretary-treasurer for the Culinary Union, noted the union is gathering evidence and statements from workers, concerning unsafe working conditions at properties on the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown Las Vegas.

“This lawsuit alleges that The Signature at MGM Grand (MGM Resorts International), Sadelle’s Cafe at Bellagio (MGM Resorts International), and Guy Fieri at Harrah’s (Caesars Entertainment Corporation) is the just the beginning of the Culinary Union’s legal efforts to make sure workers are fully protected,” said Argüello-Kline.

The union is demanding the following of casinos:

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