Layoffs hang over hotel employees as liquor ban bites
Monday, April 17, 2017, 8:05 AM
“Out of 1,758 liquor permit holders in Pune district, around 1,600 restaurants and hotels have been prohibited from serving liquor following the ban. 30% of the staff is gone and about 500 restaurants have shut,” said Ganesh Shetty, president of the Pune Restaurant & Hoteliers Association. Some restaurants have asked their staff to go on leave.