Portugal’s restaurants could lose over 100,000 employees by March

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 13-01-2021 18:00:00 · 2 Comments
Portugal’s restaurants could lose over 100,000 employees by March

Business owners expect to have to dismiss three to four people per establishment across the country by March

Portugal’s restaurants are predicting over 100,000 workers in the sector will have to be let go during the first quarter of this year. According to a survey conducted by national restaurant promotion and innovation association PRO.VAR among restaurateurs, the business owners expect to have to dismiss three to four people per establishment by March. They blame the pandemic, lockdowns, restrictions and lack of support funds for the bleak prediction.



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By Kashif from Other on 19-01-2021 10:02

I would say that Portugal could lose half of its restaurants (including all personnel) and the government is aware of this. I think the governement gives less priority to the livelihood of the residents of the country than ist gives to a possible life extension of a minority. It's a bit like sending your children into a burning house to rescue a 90 year old grandma. Understandable, but ...

By John Dough from Lisbon on 13-01-2021 06:17
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