Saturday marks the end of federal unemployment benefits in Tennessee — two months earlier than originally scheduled. Conservative politicians and some business groups have suggested that workers preferred to rely on those benefits rather than go back to working at businesses like restaurants and hotels. But hospitality workers and organizers say that’s inaccurate. Nneka Ebbe, […]
Architect Alan Hayes was driving home from his Brentwood office when he noticed something lighting up the downtown skyline. “It was probably the fall, and the daylight saving time had happened, and all you see is this bright flashing … lights that look like movement on the skyline. It’s the only thing out there. Everything […]
Nashville’s prominent hospitality and leisure industry likely won’t return to pre-COVID-19 employment levels until mid-2022, according to an economic impact analysis by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Listen / Staffing is the latest hurdle facing Nashville’s growing hospitality industry, which is set to add over 100 restaurants and more than 3,000 hotel rooms by the end of next year. A sparsely attended career fair at Music City Center on Tuesday reflects a much bigger problem facing the city.