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Trump properties furlough nearly 2000 workers amid coronavirus pandemic

By July 28, 2020 4 Comments
Trump properties have collectively furloughed nearly 2000 employees across several states, as business around the country face forced closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Public documents show that properties owned by US President Donald Trump in Illinois, Nevada, New York, Virginia and Washington, DC, have collectively furloughed more than 1200 additional employees.
Trump properties have collectively furloughed nearly 2000 employees across several states, as business around the country face forced closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.(CNN)
Trump International Hotel workers were furloughed in Chicago (294 employees), Las Vegas (552 employees) and Washington (237).
Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York furloughed 70 employees and Trump National Golf Club in Potomac Falls, Virginia, another 102 employees.
Trump National Doral Miami has furloughed 560 employees, while Mr Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach has furloughed 153 employees, according to the organisation.
The furloughs at those properties are of non-essential employees, including 31 cooks, 155 servers, and 49 housekeepers across the two properties, the organisation said.
A spokesman for the Trump Organization did not respond to CNN’s request for comment.

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