Day: May 6, 2021

Employers are outraged that workers won’t come crawling to work for peanuts in a pandemic

Employers are outraged that workers won’t come crawling to work for peanuts in a pandemic

Laura Clawson for Daily Kos Labor
Daily Kos Staff
Friday April 30, 2021


The big push is on to blame the American Rescue Plan for businesses not being able to find enough workers to fill their jobs. Business owners—restaurant owners in particular—are lining up to tell reporters how those darn lazy workers would rather stay home and collect unemployment than go back to work. Rarely do these stories of employer pain ask questions like, say, how much pay they’re offering or how careful they’re being
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