MGM Resorts requiring COVID-19 vaccines for salaried employees, new hires
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MGM Resort is modifying its coronavirus vaccine requirement for U.S. employees following an alarming uptick in COVID-19 cases fueled by the delta variant.
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All salaried employees that don't work remotely will be required to be fully inoculated by Oct. 15, CEO Bill Hornbuckle told employees on Monday in a memo.
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Additionally, effective Aug. 30, all new hires, both salaried and hourly, must get vaccinated before starting their in-person job.
It's a decision that MGM didn't "take lightly," according to Hornbuckle, although it comes as delta variant spreads around the country, bringing with it renewed concerns about the safety of employees.