Pillar Hotels and Resorts cuts 102 jobs in Mecklenburg County

Pillar Hotels and Resorts has notified state officials of its plans to lay off 102 employees in Mecklenburg County.

The Irving, Texas-based hotel-management company operates the Holiday Inn Charlotte Airport on Little Rock Road and the Holiday Inn Charlotte University on University Park Drive.

The layoffs will take effect Dec. 31, according to a filing with the N.C. Department of Commerce.

Calls the company and hotels were not returned.

The Baltimore Business Journal reports Pillar is laying off 159 employees at three properties in Maryland as a result of an end to contracts with Holiday Inns there. New management is expected to solicit applications from the affected workers for continued employment, state labor officials told the paper.

Source: Biz Journals