Wynn Resorts will pay $5.6 million to the table games dealers approximately 1000 (including current and former) at Wynn Las Vegas and Encore in a settlement over a tip dispute.
Over a tips pool dispute against the company, the former or current table dealers who participate in the lawsuit will receive $4700 to each 1000 dealer by Wynn Resorts Ltd. The only casino with a shared tips pool and a team leads position is Wynn Las Vegas.
The policy’s implementation back in 2006 when over the years, a table dealer lost approximately $100,000 worth of tips at Wynn Las Vegas.
With Table Game, Supervisors Table Dealers Shared Their Tip
On Friday, Judge Andrew Gordon, the US District Judge, said that the court finds a fair resolution for the settlement. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the collective action members arose who are participating in the settlement and defendant the current or former employees.
On Tuesday, in an email, Michael Weaver, the spokesman of Wynn Resorts, said that with the resolution, he is pleased. The UAL Local 3555 (Wynn Dealers representatives) were not reached to respond to the settlement questions.
According to the court documents with a settlement of 1000 current and former table dealers, Wynn Resorts will pay $5.6 million over a dispute of sharing tips with table game supervisors.
A Shared Dealers Tip Pool Only Owned by Wynn Las Vegas
In 2005, Wynn Las Vegas opened, and the gamblers who gave generous tips started to draw those gamblers quickly. While table dealers were making more than their supervisors at that time, the former CEO and the co-founder of Wynn Resorts Ltd was worried, and to raise in rank did not motivate the employees. In 2006 the sharing tips between table supervisors and game dealers included in the policy initiated by Wynn.
In 2018, since the policy institution, she believed she lost $100,000 stated in one of the deal. Against the company, the dealer filed two lawsuits because of the shred tips to retain %50 million in loss, one in 2018 and one in 2013.