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Where Have All the Workers Gone?

“Millions are out of a job. Yet some employers wonder: Why can’t I find workers?” reads a recent NPR Morning Edition headline. Post-COVID, some industries are thriving and eager to hire. After the loss of 22 million jobs over the course of the pandemic, with only a little over half of those since recovered, one would think that workers would be clamoring to fill those remaining employment openings. Employers are certainly looking to hire; NPR cites Labor Department statistics [...]