It’s no surprise that the pandemic has affected businesses across the United States. Many closed—both temporarily and permanently—and others had to lay off workers. But now that more people are getting vaccinated and heading back into the world, they are being greeted with what appears to be a staffing shortage.
Many signs are popping up outside of stores and eating establishments asking customers to please be patient, as they are short-staffed. Some of these signs are rather forthright, explaining that “no one wants to work anymore.”