‘CANES TO COMPENSATE EVENT STAFF FOR LOST WAGES
RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team will compensate PNC Arena and Hurricanes event staff for lost wages due to the 2019-20 NHL season being paused because of the Coronavirus (COVD-19) crisis. Hourly staff will be compensated based on expected workload during the team’s final seven March regular-season home games.
Funding will come from Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon and the Carolina Hurricanes Foundation. In addition, Hurricanes players have made a generous donation to help supplement the incomes of the event staff employees, understanding that many may be losing from other sources during this time.