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Hotel workers keep switching jobs for 'minor salary bumps' during the US labor shortage, a hotel owner said. Some don't even show up for their first shift.


Factory work used to pay far better that fast-food jobs - but thanks to the labor shortage, the gap is quickly closing, and manufacturers are losing staff


Hotels desperate for staff are giving out $1,300 fitness machines, free rooms, and knife sets to stop employees leaving for rival chains



4 reasons that workers quitting at a record pace means the economy will come back stronger than ever


It's the easiest time to find a job since just before the pandemic


From $2,000 sign-on bonuses to free hotel rooms and even iPhones, companies like McDonald's, Amazon, and JBS are finding creative ways to lure in new hires amid the labor shortage



A Nantucket restaurant is considering hiring 8th graders because of the lack of available workers amid the US labor shortage


Small supermarket chains desperate for new staff are offering sign-on bonuses of up to $2,000


A $15 minimum wage would cause fast-food chains to raise prices or put workers out of jobs, a former McDonald's CEO said


Here's why states like Maine, Utah, and the Dakotas are being hardest hit by the labor shortage


May's job report shows hard-hit industries are still below pre-pandemic employment


Restaurants and hotels continued their streak of adding the most jobs out of any industry in May



The US labor shortage could last months, the Federal Reserve said. It's already causing some companies to limit production and slash operating hours.


4 in 5 local pharmacies can't find enough workers to deliver prescriptions and run the cash register, according to an industry report


GOP states cutting $300 unemployment benefits early will cost local economies $12 billion because people will have less money to spend, a bipartisan congressional committee said


Nearly 40% of workers would consider quitting if their bosses made them return to the office full-time, a new survey shows



Restaurants are hiking prices because of labor shortages, higher wages, and rising costs of staple foods. One owner said he was paying 50% more for ribs than normal and double for cooking oil.


Companies are scrambling to hire workers and are paying higher wages as the country reopens, to the benefit of teenagers


23 Republican governors are refusing to extend pandemic unemployment benefits. An economist explains why that's terrible for the economy.


New York City restaurants are being crushed by the current labor shortage and may take months to get enough staff, Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer said