How the labor shortage is impacting Ohio and the nation
This show originally aired on June 13, 2023.
Across the country and here in Ohio businesses have open positions they are having trouble finding workers.
Experts worry Intel won't find people to work at its new New Albany semi-conductor factories.
Staffing at restaurants has gotten a little better, but many remain understaffed.
Now there is word the labor shortage may last for years, as baby boomers retire, millennials and Gen Zers have fewer kids and policy makers limit immigration
We’ll look into the U.S. labor shortage, the role played by demographics and how it's affecting the nation and Ohio.
- Mike Thompson, WOSU chief content director of radio
- Emily Peck, markets correspondent for Axios
- Diana Elliott, vice president of U.S. programs for the Population Reference Bureau (PRB)
- Lisa Patt-McDaniel, president and CEO of the Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio
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