What’s going on with the American workforce?
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Also on the show: President Biden is trying to tackle racial inequality in home appraisals, lumber shortages are making the reclaimed wood market hot, and how tough pandemic decisions are paying off for some restaurants.
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According to new data, there are now 1.4 workers for each open job. Normally, that ratio is closer to 2.8 workers per vacant position.
Homes in most white neighborhoods are worth an average of $250,000 more than those in mostly Black and Latinx neighborhoods.
High building costs have changed the equation for vintage materials.
Restaurants had to make hard choices over the last year to stay alive –– choices that, it turns out, made them more efficient.