NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (WJZ) — There have been mass layoffs at MGM National Harbor as the casino chain has laid off nearly 800 employees as part of corporate cutbacks as it continues to try and stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
Nationwide, the MGM chain is laying off 18,000 previously furloughed workers.READ MORE: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In East Baltimore Saturday, Baltimore Police Say
Affected employees will still receive health benefits through the end of next month.READ MORE: Fort McHenry Celebrates New Citizens, Defenders Day Saturday
MGM said it will also welcome back laid-off employees as it begins to add staff.MORE NEWS: Man In Stable Condition After He Was Shot In Face While Driving Early Saturday