SPRINGFIELD — MGM Springfield laid off six workers Thursday as part of the 557 company-wide job reductions announced by parent company MGM Resorts International.

The layoffs are part of the MGM 2020 reorganization initiative.

MGM Springfield spokesman Saverio Mancini said the jobs lost in Springfield were mostly, but not exclusively. in management. Those who lost jobs will get two weeks of severance pay and access to months of career counseling, he said.

The 557 layoffs announced Thursday bring the MGM 2020 total since April to 1,070. This is the second and final round, according to a letter sent Thursday to employees by MGM Chairman and CEO James Murren.

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