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Gathering Place lays off 20% of furloughed employees

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Posted at 9:54 AM, Jul 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-17 10:54:58-04

TULSA — Gathering Place lays off 20 percent of their 106 furloughed employees.

Officials released a statement on Friday, saying the difficult decision was made due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Due to the lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we had to make a very difficult decision concerning our furloughed employees. Of our 106 furloughed employees, 20% were unfortunately laid off today.

We are devastated by these circumstances and look forward to a time when we will again be able to return to a fully staffed Park and welcome large social gatherings.
Gathering Place official

New coronavirus cases continue to rise across the country, state and in the city of Tulsa.

Mayor G.T. Bynum signed a mask ordinance for Tulsa into effect on Thursday. The ordinance requires people to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth while in public. There are several exceptions to the ordinance.

READ MORE: Mayor Bynum signs Tulsa mask ordinance into effect

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