Skyrocketing housing costs are driving out the local labor force, leaving all kinds of businesses in the small town short-staffed.
In Maine, home to many summer camps, a YMCA camp had to limit its capacity to 80 kids due to staffing issues.
The pandemic hindered the ability to train enough lifeguards to fill enough spots.
Nearly half of American workers are looking for a new job or plan to in the next year. One-third are ready to quit without a new job lined up.
Medicaid sometimes pays family members to provide in-home care for relatives. But the programs vary from state to state.
Hint: Inflation and good ol’ supply chain issues play a big role.
A record number of workers are quitting their jobs, and some are changing direction to explore new careers.
The September wage numbers from the Labor Department are good news in particular for workers at restaurants, hotels and retail.
Many are demanding higher wages to return to the labor force. ADP reports private-sector employment rose strongly in September.
Consumers want the convenience of delivery and e-commerce, but some also want in-store experiences with all the holiday trimmings.