Following last week's attacks on the World Trade Center, business is anything but booming for the restaurant, hotel, theatre, and convention industries in New York City and the surrounding region. As reservations are cancelled and few if any new ones are made, theatre producers are canceling shows and hotels owners have begun laying off employees. Employers and unions are meeting with each other and with government officials to see what can be done to prevent or at least ameliorate further layoffs and profit losses.
See CHARLES V. BAGLI
CHARLES V. BAGLI, The New York Times, September 18, 2001