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On March 27, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) hosted “Under Construction: Women Building Better Communities” in coordination with New England Blacks in Philanthropy (NEBiP) at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Inspired by International Women’s Month, the event advocated for funding to support opportunities for women in construction and included a panel of women knowledgeable […]
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Urges Small Business Owners to Register with MGM Springfield to Receive Bid Notices A message from Commissioner Bruce Stebbins: For a small business, finding the time to seek out new business may seem daunting, but the opportunities to become a supplier to MGM Springfield may take your business to a new level […]
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Receives Preliminary Study of Patrons’ Use of PlayMyWay Program at Plainridge Park Casino
Analysis finds program enrollment is mainly stable and associated with less gambling activity Today, during a public meeting, the Cambridge Health Alliance, Division on Addiction (CHA) presented the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) with a preliminary analysis of patrons’ use of the PlayMyWay (PMW) play management system at Plainridge Park Casino (PPC). CHA was contracted by […]
Strategic Collaboration Launches Innovative “Build A Life That Works” Campaign Designed to Increase Diversity in the Union Building Trades
Recruitment and Outreach Strategy Sets Ambitious Goal of 20% Tradeswomen by 2020 In honor of National Women in Apprenticeship Day, the Northeast Center for Tradeswomen’s Equity (NCTE) in conjunction with state, business, and local partners is excited to announce a first-of-its-kind, statewide recruitment initiative to encourage more women to pursue a career in the union building […]
MassGaming awards grant to support an innovative recruitment and outreach strategy aimed at increasing diversity in the building trades
MGC is pleased to announce its support for a first-of –its-kind, statewide program that will implement a focused effort to increase the number of women in the building trades. Massachusetts is nationally recognized as a leader in the movement to employ women in the trades; however, female construction workers remain underrepresented in high wage jobs. As Massachusetts continues to experience a historic building boom with expanded gaming at the forefront, MGC has awarded more than $150,000 in grant funding to launch a new partnership that will carry out a comprehensive recruitment strategy to encourage more women to pursue a career in the building trades. In addition to the creation of a pipeline navigator, this initiative will include the development and implementation of a comprehensive communication campaign to increase awareness and support the program’s overarching goal of 20% tradeswomen by 2020.
A message from Jill Griffin, Director of Workforce, Diversity and Supplier Development with a message about National Apprenticeship Week
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) and the casino licensees currently in construction phase support National Apprenticeship Week and today will celebrate National Women in Apprenticeship Day to highlight opportunities for women and people of color in registered pre-apprentice programs… While many prospective union construction workers are involved with apprenticeships and related available resources, women continue […]
Wynn Boston Harbor will hold seven Building Trades Career Fairs over the next two weeks where local residents can learn more about construction career opportunities available at the $2.1 Wynn Boston Harbor Resort. Representatives from local trade unions and subcontractors will be on hand at each Career Fair to answer questions and match potential applicants with appropriate job openings.
The Building Trades Career Fairs will be held in Wynn Boston Harbor’s host community of Everett and surrounding communities of Malden, Cambridge, Medford, Roxbury, Chelsea and Charlestown.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission announces the release of Diversity Goal and Business Technical Assistance Grant Opportunities
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is pleased to announce the release of Diversity Goal and Business Technical Assistance Grant Opportunities with a goal of optimizing the outcomes for the diversity goals outlined in Chapter 23K related to the diversity hiring and contracting goals of the casino developers. The Expanded Gaming Law specifically requires that casino […]
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is excited to share its FY15 Annual Report! Check it out: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is pleased to release its Annual Report recently delivered to the Massachusetts Legislature in accordance with The Gaming Act. This report details the fourth year of Commission operations as of the end of Fiscal Year 2015 […]
Public Meeting Notification: MGC to hold public meeting on 1/21 at 10:00AM, TOPICS: DFS and Quarterly Reports from PPC, MGM and Wynn
WHO: Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Steve Crosby, Commissioner Gayle Cameron, Commissioner Lloyd Macdonald, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga WHAT: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will hold its 175th open public meeting on January, 21st. The Commission will have a brief discussion about Daily Fantasy Sports and the recent submission […]