While lockdowns are largely in the past, the U.S. economy is still working to make a full comeback. Last month’s jobs report was disappointing, showing that the Biden administration and leftist policies are woefully failing the nation.
Democrats and Republicans also continue to clash on unemployment benefits. Progressives believe that lags in people returning to work have no relation to jobless assistance, but instead, pertain to virus fears and other matters.
Republicans, on the other hand, attribute the present labor shortage to the government paying people to stay home and not work. Not only have Democrats opposed ending unemployment benefits, but the left is also largely against a system that requires folks receiving unemployment assistance to show proof of a job search.
Some industries are taking undoubtedly harder hits than others. New reports this week confirm that a record number of workers in the service industry are quitting their jobs.
Trouble retaining workers in the service industry
According to today’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, 5.6% of staffers in the food industry and accommodations industry quit their jobs in April 2021.