Christina Thakor-Rankin and Kelly Kehn of the All-In Diversity Project argue the pandemic is exacerbating gender inequality in the workplace and that it’s more important than ever to support initiatives such as iGB’s Most Influential Women
The Swedish Gaming Inspectorate’s (Spelinspektionen) latest report on gambling amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic warns that the impact of the crisis on problem gambling figures will not be apparent until later in 2020 at the earliest.
Genting UK, a subsidiary of Malaysian entertainment and gambling conglomerate Genting Malaysia Berhad, has announced that 1,642 jobs across its properties are at risk of redundancy as a result of disruption caused by novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Casino operator Boyd Gaming has taken the “extremely difficult decision” to lay off staff members still on furlough, having warned in May that disruption caused by novel coronavirus (Covid-19) could force it to significantly cut headcount.
Austria’s Union of Private Sector Employees, Printing, Journalism, and Paper (GPA-djp) has attacked the ambitious restructuring plan agreed by Casinos Austria earlier this week, saying that the state oversight of the business has failed.
The supervisory board of Casinos Austria has approved a proposal from the business’ management team for a far-reaching restructuring plan through which it aims to reduce costs by more than €40m, but which will see its employee headcount significantly reduced.
If employers in the betting and gaming industry don’t properly manage the transition out of lockdown, they risk alienating both their existing and prospective talent base, says Gambling.com Group’s Ellen Monaghan
GambleAware has called for authorities to increase and expand the amount of help available to problem gamblers in the UK after new research found that almost half of affected players are choosing not access treatment or support.