Home » VT News » Wynn Touts Hiring Ex-Cons and more

Wynn Touts Hiring Ex-Cons and more

By Chuckmonster on Friday, 24th June 2005 3:23pm
  » filed under Las Vegas  comments: 0

   

Wynn Las Vegas' top human resources leader told a group of business leaders they should consider hiring nontraditional workers such as ex-prisoners and former welfare recipients.

"If you want to talk about diversity, it goes beyond skin color and national origin," Arte Nathan, chief human resources officer for Wynn Resorts, said during a luncheon of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.

Companies are not required by law to hire workers with criminal pasts, but he said hiring such workers is part of embracing the true meaning of diversity.

Nathan is also chair of the Nevada Workforce Investment Board, a group charged with funneling federal labor dollars to local service providers that train workers for jobs.

He said he has been involved with hiring ex-offenders since 1993; since then about 100 workers have been recruited from the Nevada Department of Corrections to work at the Mirage, Treasure Island, Bellagio and now Wynn Las Vegas.


[ By ex-offenders they mean people like: Tommy "The Hook" Caprezzi, Frankie "Two Fingers" Crispino, Sammy "The Hammer" Gannuscio and Michael "King of Pop" Jackson. - Ed ]



Tagged:    





Advertisement:





Comments & Discussion:


» No Guts, No Glory... Be The First to Post



Comments Are Closed







Subscribe via RSS







Recent Comments:

michigan2010 posted: "MGM equals cookie cutter casino. No to reason to step foot in Bellagio again. Just hope they don't screw up..."
» Sayonara Bellagio Table Game Canopies...
saharalv posted: "I wish the editors were the entire electoral college in 2016...."
» Introducing the Trippies Class of...
fatbastard posted: "So many people letting a billionaire live rent free in their heads. Funny. Too bad it also detracts from the..."
» Introducing the Trippies Class of...
wpsteel66 posted: "Total bummer…talk about taking the class and uniqueness away from the Bellagio…another smart move on CEO Jim and making all..."
» Sayonara Bellagio Table Game Canopies...
damania posted: "Is there a podcast?..."
» Introducing the Trippies Class of...

» More Comments