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Monday, May 17, 2021

The Hospitality Industry: Will Government Kill the Industry Before COVID Finished the Job?

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Needless to say, the Hospitality Industry has suffered the brunt of the pandemic restrictions. In view of the industry’s historically high mortality rate where even 100% capacity is the norm, how could one reasonably believe that the industry can survive at 25% capacity or less?

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These restrictions have produced a business mortality rate that is unprecedented. Besides the quality-of-life loss that restaurant closings provide for those who enjoy the pleasure of the dining experience, this business loss is producing another ominous effect for our economy: restaurants and hotels create and sustain a very high portion of our private-sector workforce. Government cannot manufacture these jobs. It is the private sector taking business risks that fulfills this need. While it certainly is not the governments’ fault that we have a pandemic, unnecessarily excessive economic damage produced by unwarranted governmental measures must lay at the feet of the politicians.

In addition to the above, the panel will also be discussing; the proposed $15 Minimum Wage increase, Job Misclassifications, and Harassment in the Workplace.

Will the hospitality industry survive these watershed changes and what will it look like if it does?

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$15 Minimum Wage

Harassment Issues in the Hospitality Workplace

Job Misclassification

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Business Interruption Insurance

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