3 St. Louis area hotels cut, furlough more than 900 workers

St Louis Arch
Posted at 4:34 PM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 17:34:33-04

ST LOUIS — Three major hotels in the St. Louis metropolitan area have told the state they are laying off or furloughing more than 900 employees after the COVID-19 pandemic crippled travel.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Clayton, laid off or furloughed 307 of the location’s 325 employees.

Hyatt Regency St. Louis permanently laid off 51 employees, furloughed 149 employees without benefits, and extended 45 furloughs with employee benefits.

The Marriott St. Louis Grand laid off, furloughed or reduced working hours for all 384 employees.