Throughout 2020, millions of workers were met with
layoffs and furloughs, as a result of COVID-19. Perhaps the
hardest hit sector throughout the year, was that of
Between the hotel and restaurant industry, it is estimated
nearly 4 million employees were let go since the start of
the pandemic, with nearly 15.9% of the industry’s workers
remaining unemployed, as of January of 2021.
As the nation begins to reopen, the industry is still faced
with lay offs and lock downs, leading many former
employees of the industry to seek new career paths.
One of these more than familiar stories is taking place right
here in Fishers, with resident and now business owner