Monumental Sports to pay part-time staff for missed NBA, NHL games


  • In an note to all staff sent out Thursday morning, Ted Leonsis, the chairman of MSE, told employees that beyond paying part-time staff for postponed games and events in March, they are expanding that commitment through April.

“Our ownership group and leadership team are in total agreement that this is the right thing to do,” said Monica Dixon, MSE chief administrative officer and president of external affairs. MSE already committed to paying part-time staff for 15 scheduled games and events in March. There were five games scheduled in April.

  • MSE previously announced that it would pay its part-time staff through the end of March.
  • The extension of the commitment was made clear by MSE Chairman Ted Leonsis in the all-staff e-mail.
  • The payments to MSE part time staff includes 850 people and totals $1.2 million dollars for the games suspended in March and April.
Sources & Credits: Washington Post
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