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Shoppers are partly to blame for America's crippling labor shortage

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Retail workers are quitting at record rates.
Courtesy of Walmart
Retail and restaurant workers are quitting at record rates during a crippling labor shortage.
They cite poor pay and working conditions, but rude customers also play a part, surveys suggest.
It's time that consumers take some of the blame - and that employees give their workers more power.
The labor shortage blame game has bounced between employers, workers, and jobless benefits. Business owners have accused workers of being lazy , or disincentivized by expanded federal unemployment benefits - while workers say they're not...
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