Chattanooga-Based Vision Hospitality Has Temporary Layoff Of 756 Workers

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Chattanooga-based Vision Hospitality is temporarily laying off 756 employees, the Memphis Business Journal reported.

Travel and hotel stays have come to a standstill with the frightening coronavirus outbreak.

Vision Hospitality Group filed a WARN notice with the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development outlining the layoffs.

The company has hotels in Chattanooga as well as in Shelby, Davidson, Rutherford, Williamson, Bradley, and Coffee counties.


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Breaking News

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