LEE COUNTY, Fla. – A worker shortage crisis is facing Southwest Florida employers. There are more jobs than there are workers right now.
Many workers, laid off during the pandemic, are still collecting up to nearly $2,000 a month in federal and state unemployment.
Now companies must do more to attract workers.
Career Source is tasked with matching employers with workers, but it’s been a challenge lately because so few people are showing up looking for jobs.
Patricia Arcilia has been showing up at Career Source for nearly a month looking for a job after she was furloughed several...