Gaylord To Lay Off 1,700 Employees

Breaking from WKRN:

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Gaylord Entertainment Company announced plans Wednesday to release more than 1,700 employees at its Opryland Resort in the wake of historic flooding that hit the Nashville area last month.

Since May 3, Gaylord has been providing its Opryland employees with full pay and benefits.

However, as a result of the timeline associated with the reopening of the resort, the company will release 1,743 employees, effective Saturday, June 12. Read More.

This isn’t good.

Sometimes I think those of us in Tennessee are just waiting for the other shoe to drop.

2 comments for “Gaylord To Lay Off 1,700 Employees

  1. June 2, 2010 at 12:41 pm

    It’s raining shoes.

  2. June 2, 2010 at 1:19 pm

    We should redo It’s Raining Men to It’s Raining Shoes and make John Rich perform it. 😀

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