CHARLOTTE – Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan and team players teamed up to establish a fund and provide financial assistance to the team’s part-time workers, who will be affected by the lack of games and other events before the coronavirus pandemic.
Payments from this fund will go to assist the more than 500 part-time team and arena staff.
The money will benefit workers who are part of the arena during games and other events, including ushers, ticket handlers, ticket clerks, show staff, as well as security, sales, and guest service employees. technical operations and other areas.
Hornets part-time workers will be compensated for the period that would correspond to the end of the April 13 NBA regular season schedule. Concert workers will also be given a form of assistance at the Spectrum Center and Greensboro Swarm until the end of March.