WEB Notes: A labor shortage? We have 95 million working age men and woman out of the labor force. How on earth could we have a labor shortage? Someone is cooking the books big time and maybe this headline will make some think, hey maybe we could use all those illegal immigrants.
America’s labor shortage is approaching epidemic proportions, and it could be employers who end up paying.
A report Thursday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics cast an even brighter light on what is becoming one of the most important economic stories of 2018: the difficulty employers are having in finding qualified employees to fill a record 6.7 million job openings.
Truck drivers are in perilously low supply, Silicon Valley continues to struggle to fill vacancies, and employers across the grid are coping with a skills mismatch as the economy edges ever closer to full employment.