Update: Aug 20, 2022: Half of US companies gearing up for layoffs, survey suggests
Is there a bipartisan fix to Georgia’s labor woes?
Georgia’s congressional delegation remains deeply divided, politically, but they are in agreement on one thing: the state needs more workers.
Members of congress from both parties spoke Tuesday in Macon, in an event hosted by the Georgia Chamber.
Republican Rep. Buddy Carter, who represents the state’s 1stCongressional District, says Georgia’s worker shortage is not hard to miss.
“Ride down the road, you see ‘Help Wanted’ signs everywhere,” Carter said. “You see businesses closing early and cutting back on their business hours because they don’t have the help.”
Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux, a Democrat, says a significant reason for this labor shortage is the steep drop in immigration over the last six year…
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