Minnesota Facing Massive Worker Shortage

Published On: December 9th, 20220.4 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

(St. Paul, MN)  —  Minnesota is continuing to face a massive worker shortage.  The state is among the top in the nation for tight labor markets.  Many employers are worried how the shortage could affect Minnesota’s economy in the future.  State demographer Susan Brewer said at a recent Minnesota Chamber of Commerce women in business event that the state lost about 90-thousand workers during the pandemic.  Minnesota currently has around 215-thousand job openings statewide.

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