Why America Has a Long-Term Labor Crisis

Wall Street Journal (09/25/23) Weber, Lauren; Pipe, Alana

The U.S. economy has been running, improbably, with an unemployment rate under 4% for nearly two years. Work experts have warned for years that the combination of baby boomer retirements, low birthrates, shifting immigration policies, and changing worker preferences is leaving U.S. employers with too few workers to fill job openings.

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