Food Companies Rely More on Temp Workers as Labor Shortages Persist

Food Companies Rely More on Temp Workers as Labor Shortages Persist

This post was originally published on this siteSupermarkets and food processors are hiring temporary staff to fill job vacancies created by employees calling in sick or leaving the workforce because of Covid-19.

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The Great Resignation? More like The Great Renegotiation

The Great Resignation? More like The Great Renegotiation

This post was originally published on this site “The Great Resignation” looks mostly like workers negotiating for a better deal. (Image credit: Pixabay)

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Full Recovery in Global Labor Market Could Take Years

Full Recovery in Global Labor Market Could Take Years

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. labor market is nearing, or may already be, at full employment, but a United Nations agency said that is far from true in many other parts of the world, with the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus is likely stretching out...

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Tight U.S. Labor Market Has Kept Lid on Layoffs

Tight U.S. Labor Market Has Kept Lid on Layoffs

This post was originally published on this siteWorkers calling in sick with Covid-19 have added pressure on employers trying to operate during the Omicron surge.

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Inflation Surge Is on Many Executives’ List of 2022 Worries

Inflation Surge Is on Many Executives’ List of 2022 Worries

This post was originally published on this siteNearly 60% of U.S. CEOs expect elevated inflation to continue until at least mid-2023, according to a survey by the Conference Board, with labor shortages their top concern for 2022.

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Economy, job growth set to slow but remain strong in 2022 as worker shortages persist and inflation, supply snarls ease along with COVID

Economy, job growth set to slow but remain strong in 2022 as worker shortages persist and inflation, supply snarls ease along with COVID

This post was originally published on this siteEconomy, job growth are set to slow but remain strong in 2022 as worker shortages persist and inflation, supply bottlenecks abate along with COVID     

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US trucking’s conundrum: Driver shortage or retention problem?

US trucking’s conundrum: Driver shortage or retention problem?

This post was originally published on this site The tight US labor market has not spared the trucking industry, where “help wanted” pleas are plentiful, wages are on the rise, and drivers recently have scored signing bonuses of up to $20,000. In an economy that hauls more than $12 trillion...

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It Isn’t Your Imagination: Restaurant Menus Really Are Shrinking

It Isn’t Your Imagination: Restaurant Menus Really Are Shrinking

This post was originally published on this siteHigher food costs and staffing shortages are making for slimmer menus with fewer ingredients.

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American workers leaving their jobs in droves, companies struggle to hire

American workers leaving their jobs in droves, companies struggle to hire

This post was originally published on this site American workers are quitting their jobs by the millions every month taking advantage of new opportunities created by the pandemic recovery, and creating an unprecedented labor shortage for companies. In October, 4.2 million Americans resigned, after 4.4 million in September and 4.3...

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Some Hospitals Prepare to Lose Staff Over Covid-19 Vaccination Mandate

Some Hospitals Prepare to Lose Staff Over Covid-19 Vaccination Mandate

This post was originally published on this siteSome hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare providers are preparing to operate without up to a third of their staff at the start of next year, if those workers don’t comply with a federal mandate to get vaccinated.

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