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Pegula Sports and Entertainment to pay employees lost wages due to cancellations

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Posted at 2:27 PM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-14 14:27:17-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Pegula Sports and Entertainment announced Saturday updates regarding employees impacted by the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus.

PSE says gameday employees in Buffalo in Rochester will be paid for any lost wages due to regular season game cancellations.

"They are part of our PSE family and even though we expect that the games will be played, we want to assure them they will be paid in the event that is not the case. We are grateful for the gestures from our players, staff and the Buffalo Sabres Foundation who have all offered to step up in a time of need."

PSE also announced beginning Monday March 16th employees across all of its companies have been given the option to work from home with some very limited exceptions.

All PSE business travel both domestic and international is currently prohibited.

"This is an extremely difficult period of time for everyone. We urge our entire community to follow the CDC guidelines and the direction of our government agencies. These uncertain times have placed a lot of stress on our employees and we want to assure them we are doing whatever we feel is necessary to provide a safe and healthy workplace. We also want to thank our fans for their patience, understanding and support.”