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Labor shortage working against Biden's economic goals

A labor shortage is one of the persistent headwinds facing President Joe Biden as he builds support for his economic agenda to invest trillions of dollars in new federal spending to move the country from relief to recovery.

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Opinion: The silver lining for workers after a hellish year? A jobs boom

Before the pandemic hit, the United States was experiencing a labor shortage, especially in blue-collar and manual services jobs. But when the unemployment rate surged to 15% in April 2020, such scarcity seemed unlikely to reappear for the foreseeable future. One year later, however, despite still-elevated unemployment rates, qualified workers are once again hard to find.

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In Texas, immigration is critical to our economy

As one of the largest employers in the border town of Laredo, Texas, I don't need to read the newspapers to tell me our country has a labor shortage problem. I know it from the hundreds of jobs I have been trying to fill for years.

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China property giant eyes robot rescue from rising wage bills

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China Vanke, the biggest property developer by sales in the world's most populous country, is recruiting robots to sweep floors and guard its properties to address a labor shortage and rising wage bills. As Chinese developers struggle with lackluster sales and tighter industry margins, China Vanke, like many, is looking to premium concierge services to attract customers, and it said robots would provide some of those services.

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