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Labor Shortage

Easing Global Labor Shortages with Better Technology

David Hale | Posted 06.26.2016 | Technology
David Hale

One of the great perplexities of the current labor market in the US--and many other countries around the world--is the "mismatch" happening between em...

Labor Surplus, Labor Shortage, and the Skills Gap Between

Dr. Gary M. Green | Posted 08.31.2013 | College
Dr. Gary M. Green

We have two significant problems with the job market in the current recovery -- a labor surplus and a labor shortage. High unemployment and a lack of ...

I-Squared Equals I'm Screwed

Stan Sorscher | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
Stan Sorscher

The Immigration Innovation Act, known as "I-Squared," which will triple the number of foreign temporary workers, will distort the labor market for jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), which has only 4 million workers all told.

Labor Shortages In Construction Point Out Latino Workers

VOXXI | Susana G. Baumann | Posted 02.21.2013 | Latino Voices

Every morning, Maximo Pena stands on the curb across Saint Mary’s Church in Lakewood, New Jersey, where contractors pick up construction laborers. H...

Undocumented Labor Is the Dairyland's Bread and Butter

Erich Straub | Posted 10.29.2011 | Latino Voices
Erich Straub

Rural America simply does not have the native-born workforce it needs to produce America's food. With no visas available and a shortage of local labor, the result is an industry that has become deeply dependent on undocumented workers.

China Inflation Causes Price Hike On Toys

Bloomberg | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

Hundreds of toymakers at the China Import and Export Fair, the country's largest, are charging more as the world's second- largest economy battles inf...