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Trump Golf Resort Cuts Jobs on Unexpected Duration of Shutdown

May 21, 2020, 5:40 PM

President Donald Trump’s Miami-area golf resort is permanently cutting about 250 workers who had previously been furloughed, citing the “unforeseen” severity of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The company said some parts of Trump National Doral Miami were now expected to stay closed for longer than originally believed, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification filed in Florida.

Trump National Doral Miami
Photographer: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The filing was an update to another one made public in April, in which Trump Miami Resort Management LLC said it was putting 560 workers into “temporary layoff or furlough status.”

The grimmer outlook reflects current government policies in Miami-Dade County...

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