(MENAFN – Swissinfo) Half of all hotel and restaurant businesses in Switzerland will go bankrupt by the end of March if they do not receive direct financial compensation for the effects of the coronavirus restrictions, warned the sector’s umbrella organization.
This content is published January 10, 2021 – 15:23 January 10, 2021 – 15:23 swissinfo.ch/jc
Based on a survey of more than 4,000 members, GastroSuisse said 98% of its members need support, and that ‘with every wave of coronavirus comes a wave of repeats’.
“In November and December, there was a second wave of redundancy in the hotel and catering industry,” he said in a statement. press release external link on Sunday. Nearly 60% of businesses that laid off staff during that year would have to do so again by the end of 2020, according to GastroSuisse. “So, it is up to the federal government to prevent a nationwide catastrophe and a third wave of job losses in the hotel and restaurant sector.”
GastroSuisse correctly said in October that 100,000 jobs were at risk. “In recent months, the situation has worsened again mainly due to the incomprehensible government decision to close the restaurant.”
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