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Businesses Facing Worker Shortage


Last updated 6/15/2021 at 11:50am

Adam Wilson is the chef and owner of Square Root in the Times Arcade Alley off Main Street in Brevard. Wilson, like other local business owners, has struggled to find and keep staff members.

As in many places right now, the unprecedented "perfect storm" of a worker shortage hangs over Transylvania County.

"I've never seen anything like this before," said Clark Lovelace, executive director of the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce and the Tourism Development Authority. "I have never seen employers across industries at a spectrum of wage levels unable to fill positions like they are right now. I have never seen so many businesses limiting their hours because they are unable to find enough workers, while those that they have are being worked as much as possible."

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