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Shortages: Employers say worker shortage is challenging

Daily Item
 4 days ago

Cover picture for the article“Help Wanted” signs have become a frequent sight at businesses across the Valley. For months, employers have been recalling workers they had temporarily laid off after the pandemic hit and forced them to close or scale back their operations. In May, the number of Americans on temporary layoff dropped by an additional 291,000 to 1.8 million — down 90 percent from 18 million in April 2020, the Associated Press reported.