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New Jersey Casino Field Legislation Could Facilitate Drug Court Graduates Hiring

The casino industry in the gambling hub on the East Coast of USA, Atlantic City is going through a crucial time period of renovation and improvement which are already boosting the performance. There are also going to be some changes in the way casino operator hire their staff for work at the venues since recovery court graduates could soon be able to become part of the working force at any given gambling location across New Jersey.

With the help of a bill recently publicly introduced the state authorities are demonstrating their progressive way of thinking and how they are ready to bring diversity among casino employees to a new level. State Senators Chris Brown, R-Atlantic, and Jeff Van Drew, D-Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland recently made it clear that they are working towards introducing such individuals to the casino industry and this could be facilitated by the introduction of a specially dedicated regulation aiming to oversee the process.

The new legislation which goes by the name of S2330 is striving to make it possible for people who have already successfully completed the so-called drug court in the state to have the chance to receive one of the casino key employee licenses from the authorities, as well as a casino employee registration. This is going to guarantee such individuals the equal and fair chance to apply for a job position at a gambling facility when work fairs are being conducted and potentially reserve them a spot among the workers. The drug court is how the recovery court in Atlantic and Cape May counties is commonly being referred to.

Giving People the Chance for Development

The people associated with the said court have previously been involved in substance abuse cases which is considered a serious crime within the borders of the state, but nevertheless, they deserve a chance to be integrated into the community and the workforce once again.

The State Senators proposing the legislation made their position clear that the said people should receive their chance to make their existence better, one of the ways for doing that being their introduction to the gambling employment world. The bill was initially introduced in front of the New Jersey legislature back in March but the official hearing regarding it is set to take place this Monday.

According to the information the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee is supposed to come up with its final decision regarding the potential regulation. In the meantime, the beginning of May brought the news that the management of the soon-to-be-launched Hard Rock Hotel and Casino located in Atlantic City has confirmed their intention to offer job positions to as many as 54 drug court graduates in a collaboration with the casino employees union Unite Here Local.

The only requirement they have to meet, in order to be hired for the new job positions is to have completed successfully the said recovery program. Hard Rock is currently seeking to hire as many as 3,500 new employees and all of them are expected to propel ahead the operation of the renovated facility launching this summer.

 Author: Harrison Young

Harrison Young is an experienced writer, who started his career almost 8 years ago. Prior to joining our team at CasinoGamesPro, he worked as an editor for a small magazine.