Sacramento, California 2021-05-24 22:09:26 –
Sacramento (CBS13) – California will be fully reopened in three weeks. But companies are not the same as they were before the pandemic. Many continue to struggle to find enough people to work.
“We are hiring a sign” continues to appear around the town.
Companies across multiple industries here in the city cannot hire staff fast enough. And now, experts say you may be paying to bring the service industry to the fore.
“The number of applicants is much smaller,” said Nick Stump, operating partner of FleetFeet in downtown Sacramento.
There is a shortage of staff in many industries, from retail stores to restaurants.
Aziz Bellar Bi-Salah operates three restaurants in downtown Sacramento.
“We are still in a major job freeze and job crisis,” he said.
Last spring after the pandemic, 30,000 restaurant workers and 17,000 retail workers in Sacramento lost their jobs. But now I’m having a hard time getting them back.
Financial experts say that many minimum wage workers choose to stay unemployed or stay home to take care of their children — pointing out rising childcare costs. They are also working on unemployment whiplash.
“They had a job, but they didn’t. I think there are concerns about continuity,” said Jot Condie of the California Restaurant Association.
Goldstone Wealth Management Finance Expert Sanjaber Schnee said:
Some restaurants offer a bonus to come back.
Bellar Bi-Sallah, some employees’ wages against the dollar have skyrocketed by 20% over the past year.
“In almost every industry, they pay more. I don’t think the price of our steaks will rise by 50% like the price of wood in the Home Depot, but it could.” He said.
Industry experts agree that you can pay for the rise in wages when you eat out.
“We expect food inflation to be seen. It’s a good deal for many workers because of all the incentives the restaurant offers,” Condy said.
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