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Melco offers 12-months pay as part of voluntary exit scheme

Macau casino operator Melco Resorts has launched a number of voluntary programs for their staff to take extended voluntary leave or to step down from the company to “pursue new objectives and priorities” 
Agb Podcast, Jeffrey Williams

Jeffrey Williams on Australia’s hospitality staff shortage [Podcast]

This week's AGB Podcast features Australian hospitality recruitment executive Jeffrey Williams, CEO of Barcats, who gives a deeper dive into Australia's hospitality staff shortage crisis. 

New Macau properties will increase job postings

New property openings in Macau may help to create greater demand for local human resources, with six job fairs offering around 1,000 new jobs, according to the Labor Affairs Bureau. 

Australia’s hospitality labor shortage at crisis levels

Australia’s hospitality and gaming industry is suffering from a labor shortage which has been described by those in the industry as having hit “crisis” levels. 

Legislator accuses Macau regulators of colluding with operators on employment abuses

Macau legislator José Pereira Coutinho has called on the city’s Chief Executive to take action against what he described as “collusion” between casinos and those responsible for regulating the gambling sector, in order to stop employment abuses.

CNMI governor criticized for silence on IPI worker plight

CNMI House of Representatives Minority Leader Tina Sablan (D-Saipan) blasted Governor Ralph DLG Torres for keeping silent about the plight of foreign workers of Imperial Pacific International, which she says has turned into a “humanitarian crisis.”
Macau Labor

Jury still out on Macau labor recovery [Infographic]

It's still unknown whether Macau's gaming sector is on the path to recovery, with conflicting reports over the last month signaling both good and bad news over the medium term. 

Landing refutes union accusations regarding smoking at Jeju Shinhwa World

In its increasingly bitter dispute with the local labor union, Landing International has refuted claims by union leaders that it puts the health of workers at risk, noting that it complies with all labor laws and that a smoking ban inside the casino is now taking effect.

Jeju Shinhwa World accused of unfair labor practices

The management Jeju Shinhwa World is locked in an increasingly bitter dispute with its employee labor union over allegedly deteriorating worker conditions and interference in protected labor union activities.

Shinhwa World labor union demands worker protections against smokers

A labor union representing workers at Shinhwa World in Jeju is demanding that the company enforce protections vis-a-vis cigarette smoking, pointing out that even in Macau smoking is now prohibited in casinos.
AGE at ICC Sydney

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
life after pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia’s online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
Agbriefings February 21

Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.