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MGC Honors Access and Opportunity Committee as Encore Boston Harbor Presents Complete Construction Diversity Results

During an MGC public meeting on September 10, 2020, members of the MGC’s Workforce, Supplier and Diversity Development staff invited representatives from Encore Boston Harbor and contributors to the Access and Opportunity Committee to present on complete diversity results from the construction of Encore Boston Harbor. In December of 2014, the Commission voted to establish […]

Community Mitigation Fund Awards

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What you need to know The Expanded Gaming Act created the Community Mitigation Fund to help entities offset costs related to the construction and operation of a gaming establishment. Past awards are listed below. Details about the 2021 Community Mitigation Fund can be found here. 2021 Awards GRANTS AWARDED 2021 TYPE OF APPLICATION AWARD DESCRIPTION […]

Commissioner Bruce Stebbins reports on the first meeting of MGC’s Access and Opportunity Committee, highlighting statewide commitment to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workforce and supplier base

On Tuesday March 31st, Chairman Crosby, MGC Director of Workforce, Supplier and Diversity Development Jill Griffin, and I joined labor and community representatives, Veterans Services Secretary Urena, Baker Administration officials, diversity advocates and executives from our licensees –MGM Springfield and Wynn MA LLC – to discuss the strategic diversity mission of the commission’s new Access and Opportunity Committee. This committee will work to monitor efforts of our gaming licensees to achieve diversity in the construction workforce and supplier base and offer assistance to our licensees as they proceed with the approximate three-year construction of their resorts.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Announces the Release of Grant Opportunities to Expand Economic Access

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is pleased to announce the release of grant opportunities aimed at Expanding Economic Access. MGC seeks proposals to aide in advancement of economic development within the state’s emerging casino industry as a result of the Expanded Gaming Act. The mission of the Office of Workforce, Supplier and Diversity Development is […]

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Launches Online Gaming Research Hub and Data Sharing Platform

The Newly Created Massachusetts Open Data Exchange (MODE) Offers Researchers Enhanced Access to Casino-Impact Related DataSets Today, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is excited to announce the launch of a robust online research library and data sharing portal, which will improve transparency and access to MGC’s extensive and growing collection of gaming-related datasets. The MGC’s […]

CANCELLED: Access and Opportunity Committee Meeting – March 13, 2018

Due to the impending storm, the MGC Access and Opportunity Committee meeting originally scheduled for March 13 is canceled. Please stay safe! The next AOC meeting will be held April 10th at the Sheet Metal Union (Local 17) located on 1181 Adams Street in Dorchester. Location: Springfield Technical Community College – Scibelli Hall (Building 2) […]

CANCELLED: Access and Opportunity Committee Meeting – March 13, 2018

Due to the impending storm, the MGC Access and Opportunity Committee meeting originally scheduled for March 13 is canceled. Please stay safe! The next AOC meeting will be held April 10th at the Sheet Metal Union (Local 17) located on 1181 Adams Street in Dorchester. Location: Springfield Technical Community College – Scibelli Hall (Building 2) […]

Access and Opportunity Committee Meeting – December 8, 2015

Location: New England Regional Council of Carpenters, 750 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA Meeting Notification and Agenda 12.8.15 AOC MGM Springfield AOC Presentation 12.8.15 MGM Springfield Workforce Diversity Report 12.8.15 Wynn Everett AOC Presentation 12.8.15 Executive Order 565 – Reaffirming and Expanding the Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Program Office of Access and Opportunity Presentation 12.8.15 AOC Release […]

MGC’s Access and Opportunity Committee tours MGM Springfield construction site

Prior to their regular monthly meeting Tuesday, September 13, 2016, members of the MGC Access and Opportunity Committee (AOC) were invited to tour the MGM Springfield construction site.  Jason Rosewell, executive director of design and construction for MGM presented the design renderings and guided members of the AOC through the site with other MGM colleagues including Randy Pitts, General Superintendent […]

Meeting Notification: MGC to hold open public meeting on 3/17, TOPICS: Access and Opportunity, Play Management System, Wynn Section 61

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will hold its 182nd open public meeting on March 17, 2016. The Commission will begin the meeting with a general update to include a status report on Region C. MGC’s Workforce, Supplier and Diversity Development Director Jill Griffin will lead a discussion about Access and Opportunity to include representatives from MGM and Carpenters Local 108.
MGC’s Research and Responsible Gaming Director Mark Vander Linden will provide commissioners with an update on the anticipated launch of the play management system at Plainridge Park Casino.

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