Pizza Today has published an informative article with essential resources to help you find, hire and retain employees. Just when restaurants are beginning to see an influx of indoor dining, a labor shortage strikes. Timing couldn’t be worse.
Let’s look at the employment numbers, though. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, “the unemployment rate edged down to 6.0 percent in March. The rate is down considerably from its recent high in April 2020 but is 2.5 percentage points higher than its pre-pandemic level in February 2020. The number of unemployed persons, at 9.7 million, continued to trend down in March but is 4.0 million higher than in February 2020."