Travel nursing has provided thousands of frustrated, underpaid staff nurses a lucrative way out over the course of the pandemic, but the nursing shortage is straining the U.S. healthcare system.
UA students have noticed fewer Razorback Transit buses running this year compared to previous years because of a bus driver shortage.
Some employees laid off during the pandemic have yet to reenter the workforce because they are awaiting better opportunities than those they left or those that employers are offering.
Small business owners across Northwest Arkansas say they are facing hours of extra work and financial losses because they cannot find enough employees.
Amid the ongoing labor shortage, housekeepers and other essential workers are quitting their jobs at Northwest Arkansas hotels in droves, stressing the remaining employees.
As a months-long nationwide labor shortage continues to rock the hospitality business, restaurateurs in Northwest Arkansas are doing what they can to adapt to new challenges.