TA (TravelCenters of America, Inc.) announced its massive layoff due to Covid-19 pandemic. Nearly 2,900 field employees and 122 corporate employees stopped their services. This means that laid off workers who are enrolled to benefit programs can still keep their health care coverage. TA advices them to apply to unemployment benefit programs held by CARES act.
Despite this, many TA fuel, restrooms, quick-serve restaurants, convenience stores that serve truck drivers in this pandemic times, stay open.
Jon Pertchik, CEO of TA comments this lay off as the hardest and biggest decisions in the company history. For more information, visit https://cdllife.com/2020/truck-stop-giant-to-lay-off-thousands-amid-covid-19-crisis/