• Why Kentucky is the epicenter of the Great Resignation

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Welcome back to Insider Weekly! Hope you're having a relaxing holiday weekend. I'm Matt Turner, the editor in chief of business at Insider. The labor shortage has been one of the defining trends of 2021. To understand why, and what it might take to solve it, Insider's economy team zoned in on Kentucky, the epicenter of the Great Resignation. They spoke with workers, business owners, economists, and local lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. Based on their conversations, they identified four distinct and often overlapping factors driving the labor shortage. A Kentucky Democrat said the...
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