CDI furloughs employees at closed locations

26 March 2020

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has temporarily furloughed employees at venues closed by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

In addition, all remaining salaried CDI employees will have their salaries reduced by an amount depending on their current salary, with the most senior executives having the largest salary reductions by percentage.

With all US commercial casinos now closed, the operator said facilities that will see staff furloughed include the Derby City Gaming facility in Louisville, Calder Casino in Miami Gardens, Fair Grounds Slots in New Orleans.

The Harlow’s Casino and Riverwalk Casino in Mississippi, Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin and Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Pennsylvania, Ocean Downs Casino in Maryland, Oxford Casino in Maine and Arlington International Racecourse in Illinois are also affected.

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