One New York City wine bar's reopening bet

Jun 24, 2021
Brian Keyser, owner and general manager of Casellula in NYC, is holding out hope that Congress will add money to the Restaurant Revitalization Fund.
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Hiring is one thing, but training workers is another challenge for companies

Jun 24, 2021
The struggle isn't over once companies get past the hiring hurdle.
After hiring large numbers of employees, companies face the additional challenge of training them and passing on institutional knowledge.
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"The balance of power is shifting": Ritholtz on the future of work and wages

Jun 15, 2021
Investor and columnist Barry Ritholtz says workers are gaining leverage in relations with management, which could lift wages.
Investor and columnist Barry Ritholtz argues that the key to the so-called labor shortage is inadequate pay.
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Will cutting federal unemployment benefits push job growth?

Jun 14, 2021
Four states have now shut off the extra $300 per week in federal unemployment benefits.
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There's a mismatch between jobs that are open and workers searching

Jun 4, 2021
Some unemployed workers may need new skills and training for jobs that are in high demand.
Sectors like manufacturing and logistics are booming, and employers say they desperately need new workers.
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Hiring was solid in May, but again not as high as expected

Jun 4, 2021
The pace of hiring picked up in May, with U.S. employers adding 559,000 jobs, but it missed economists' forecasts.
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States return to pre-pandemic unemployment rules, but are workers ready?

Jun 2, 2021
It's a soft political target, but allowing people to spend more time on unemployment may help them land better jobs.
Reinstated rules requiring people to prove they’re actively looking for work benefit employers getting desperate for workers.
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How the hospitality industry is trying to lure workers

May 31, 2021
Many are offering bonuses. Some are pounding the streets for leads. And potential employees suggest being nicer to workers.
A "Help Wanted" sign is posted beside coronavirus safety guidelines at a restaurant in Los Angeles on May 28.
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After a lost summer, demand for camp is "through the roof"

May 12, 2021
Friendly Pines Camp in Prescott, Arizona, reopens later this month. Families are ready to send kids back, but hiring remains a challenge.
There's a lot of pent-up demand for summer camp. Above, a summer camp in Lake Hughes, California.
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