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.
McDonald's has joined Chipotle in offering higher wages. And it's hard to undo that.
Maybe they're not vaccinated. Or they have caregiving responsibilities. Or employers aren't offering attractive wages.
The new administration is expected to unveil a $2 trillion proposal this month.
The pandemic is worsening the labor crunch in an industry that's been short-handed for years.
Brexit has led to a dearth of seasonal migrant workers in the United Kingdom. Robo pickers could plug the gap.
It could be a preview of a caregiver shortage to come.
To recruit more young people, employers talk up technology and higher pay.
And what companies must do to adapt in this economy
Trucking companies are boosting pay and trying to make the lifestyle more amenable to a new generation of drivers.