Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) – Delaware North, headquartered in Buffalo, has cut 517 jobs from its company-wide workforce. The cuts are a result of the continued economic downturn and conditions largely associated with the coronavirus pandemic.
Delaware North operates 218 hospitality sites and venues and says it has become clear that the current economic conditions will not support the roles of the eliminated employees in the foreseeable future.
A Delaware North official tells WBEN 139 employees in the Buffalo area are among the positions cut and impact the downtown headquarters, Amherst call center, Niagara Falls State Park, Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Buffalo Bills Stadium and Hamburg Gaming.
Following is a complete company statement on the job eliminations:
“Delaware North continues to make difficult decisions required to stabilize the company in the wake of the pandemic.
These business conditions have forced us to close or greatly reduce