629 Hooters employees laid off in Tennessee, including in Knox


This photo taken Thursday, July 27, 2017, shows a Hooters sign at a restaurant in Hialeah, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – 629 Hooters employees have been laid off in nine counties across Tennessee.

According to a WARN Notice from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the layoff took effect on March 16.

The 13 locations across the state were in the following counties:

  • Davidson
  • Montgomery
  • Rutherford
  • Washington
  • Sumner
  • Blount
  • Hamilton
  • Knox
  • Shelby

The WARN Notice says Hooters notified TDLWD on March 23.

Anyone affected by the layoff should call the Dislocated Worker Unit at (615) 253-6355.


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