- Julio M. Shiling
In addition to the hardships of government-mandated shutdowns, businesses now have to face a historic shortage of workers, which many blame on enhanced unemployment benefits and other ill-founded policies pushed by the Biden administration. Here are their stories.
What do a uniform supplier, a furniture store, and a restaurant have in common? All three are facing the consequences of a statist economic policy that is so disproportionately demand-slanted that it would make yesterday’s Keynesians faint. As a result of bad government-directed socioeconomic policies, Inflation, supply shortages, low levels of production, worker shortages, and a host of other maladies are plaguing the American free enterprise system and threatening to permanently shut down businesses.
Moises de Paz, founder and president of All Uniform Wear, one of Florida’s largest manufacturers of uniforms, is facing great difficulty meeting production requirements, given the lackluster interest of people to work. “We had to start emitting bonuses, on top of salaries, based on the increased itemized production of the textile machine operators”, told de Paz to El American. “Even with all the additional benefits and perks,” he adds, “getting workers motivated to work more to make up for the labor deficit is proving to be a difficult task.”Continue Reading …Stories of How the Unprecedented Shortage of Workers is Affecting Businesses