Economy

Boca Raton Resort & Club to lay off almost 1,000 as a result of COVID-19

The Boca Raton Resort & Club, which opened in 1926 as a 100-room Ritz-Carlton Cloister Inn, will lay off 995 employees on February 6, 2021 because of tourism losses and government actions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2019, Michael Dell purchased the Resort and Club via his MSD Partners. The resort now includes 365 acres, three hotels, a marina, convention center, and now sports over 1,000 rooms.

Florida unemployment updates

Yesterday, September 21, 2020, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) issued reemployment assistance updates on the Reemployment Assistance (RA) Claims Dashboard. As of September 20, DEO has paid 1,990,170 claimants nearly $16.5 billion ($16,491,486,942). Nearly 3.8 million (3,783,220) unique claims have been… Read More ›