Two years into COVID-19, and I do know extra folks than ever—in cities throughout the U.S.—who’ve been contaminated regardless of being vaccinated. Some have steered the omicron variant could also be practically as transmissible as the measles, that means only one contaminated individual can make as many as 18 others ailing. Within the quick, many public well being specialists say ...

The worldwide semiconductor chip scarcity has jumbled provide chains for almost a yr now, and to many patrons’ dismay, it received’t be sorted by this holiday season. These hoping to purchase top new tech devices in November or December is likely to be out of luck, as main electronics manufacturers are already scuffling with shortages properly earlier than Black Friday, ...

Requested his ideas on elevating the minimal wage, the previous Carl’s Jr. CEO Andy Puzder once responded that there’s completely no draw back to hiring robots. You may pay them a $0 an hour, and so they’ll by no means complain, at all times try to upsell the client, by no means take a trip, can’t get injured on the ...

With so many open jobs and so many People nonetheless unemployed, clearly one thing has gone fallacious with hiring. Hiring options are falling quick of fixing the precise drawback—getting individuals into jobs. Older workers, women, and folks of coloration have higher unemployment charges than the nationwide common. It appears that evidently day-after-day there’s a new hiring software or pattern available ...

“It’s a nightmare,” says a chief working officer of a common sit-down restaurant with a thick menu. Exasperation seeped via our 8 a.m. Zoom name. “I’m coping with eating places that I’ve to shut as a result of we don’t have sufficient workers.” Many industries are feeling the ache of The Nice Resignation, however individuals working in historically deskless jobs ...

The hashtag #GetCoinMoving is again. As a result of your pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters aren’t. This is the Nice Coin Scarcity 2.0 and the perpetrator is—you guessed it—the COVID-19 pandemic. Like throughout the summer time of 2020, there’s been decreased regular circulation due to enterprise closures. Final June, the Federal Reserve put momentary caps on orders for cash and ...

Shake Shack can be committing $10 million to its restaurant groups, together with $9 million in wage will increase, the burger-and-fry joint revealed Wednesday. The funds can be dispersed over the following 12 months, with almost $1 million going towards hiring bonuses and a further quantity towards management improvement applications for workers, in addition to fairness grants for managers. “We’re ...

Fairly than rising daffodils or irises or tulips, you possibly can develop your whole family’s protein proper in your yard. Sure, even when your yard is neither massive nor zoned as a farm. A new study within the journal Sustainability says that rising your individual protein is a superb approach to keep away from dealing with another pandemic meat shortage. ...

After Colonial Pipeline—a firm that oversees the nation’s largest pipeline community, which funnels gasoline and gasoline from Gulf Coast refineries throughout 5,500 miles of land to East Coast repositories—was struck by a ransomware assault final week, worries are rising that the pipeline’s extended shutdown might create a nationwide gas scarcity. May that have an effect on you? Learn on . ...

Chances are you’ll not have to fret about your hair turning inexperienced from pool water this 12 months. That’s as a result of there’s a chlorine scarcity. You don’t must deflate your floaties fairly but, although. Right here’s what you’ll want to know: Why is this taking place? The largest motive is a main provider’s plant in Louisiana was broken ...