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The labor shortage is permanent, survey suggests

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Rachel Flores
Labor shortages have persisted for months, as employers scramble to hire and retain workers.
A new survey shows unemployed workers may not return anytime soon, if at all.
It suggests that workers might be driving a more permanent shift in the labor market.
For months, employers have been telling stories of a labor shortage , as they struggle to hire and fill understaffed workplaces. They may be singing this tune for a long time. The right-leaning US Chamber of Commerce polled 529 Americans who became unemployed during the pandemic, and haven't returned to work as of early...
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