Wednesday, September 02, 2020
Kansas City Country Club Plaza Crumbles As InterContinental Announces Layoffs
There was always hope that Kansas City would quickly recover from economic devastation amid the pandemic along with the impact of rampant rioting.
Now . . .
THE KANSAS CITY HOTEL BIZ SUFFERS LONG TERM DAMAGE AS LAYOFFS INFLICT PERMANENT ECONOMIC DAMAGE!!!
Now, there are some clueless locals who completely blame the virus and/or Prez Trump for this tragic economic setback . . . But that view is not only ignorant but also incomplete. Reality: Weeks of 2020 rioting shut down multiple businesses on the Plaza and caused a ripple effect that worsened the financial predicament for this iconic entertainment district.
Sadly, the struggle for social justice has cost these local workers their jobs . . .
KCTV5: InterContinental KC lays off 114 employees amid COVID-19 pandemic
“Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its continued economic impact on the hospitality industry generally and this hotel specifically, which was not reasonably foreseeable at the time of the actions, InterContinental Kansas City is forced to make the lay-offs permanent for some if its employees,” the hotel said.
Developing . . .