Lisa Lombardo, chief people & culture officer for HDG Hotels, agreed that the boosted benefits made a difference.
“When [Fla. Gov.] DeSantis turned off that additional $300, we immediately saw an uptick in our online applications and walk-ins,” she said. “I don’t think it’s a coincidence.”
Lombardo also pointed to the fact that with schools going remote and childcare options closed, many parents could not go back to work even though they wanted to: “I believe that as the school year starts again and as schools get back into session, there will be some improvement.”… SEE MORE.