Where have all the workers gone?

By , Daily Memphian Published: June 20, 2021 4:00 AM CT

As the economy has started to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have been having a hard time finding enough workers to meet the demand. Unfortunately, for a variety of reasons, the labor shortage might not be ending any time soon.


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Blake Fontenay

Blake Fontenay

Blake Fontenay’s 27-year journalism career has taken him to many newspapers in four states. However, he had never returned to work in any of the other cities where he had been before until the opportunity to report for the Daily Memphian presented itself. He covers business for the Daily Memphian.


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