Service Employees Face Many Hurdles
Last updated 4/19/2021 at 3:45pm
The sentiments expressed in the opinion entitled “Brevard Has Too Few Service Employees” are not new or unique. However, I believe it is worth examining some of the deeper issues at play in our little town. If a ripple on the water’s surface is a an employee not showing up to work, I would argue that there is an ocean of circumstance beneath that the author has failed to address entirely. Affordable access to housing, childcare, mental health services and health care can deeply impact a person’s ability to be a successful employee.
For example, the 2021 living wage in Transylvania C...