Silver Dollar City & Branson Belle To Lay Off More Than 250 Workers

Local News Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Over 250 workers at Silver Dollar City and the Branson Belle Showboat are being laid off due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Company officials they will continue to pay 100% of Healthcare Premiums for everyone currently on the health plans for the next 3 months.

The park’s parent company Herschend Enterprises says a minimal staff will stay onboard, with a salary reduction of up to 50% and CEO Andrew Wexler and Board Chair Chris Herschend will be working without pay until the park reopens.

The park was set to celebrate its 60th anniversary this summer

Local News Thursday, April 16th, 2020

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