Why American workers are quitting in record numbers

Posted on AllSides October 18th, 2021

The number of Americans quitting their jobs has hit record highs over the past several months in a phenomenon economists have been calling the “Great Resignation.” In August, 4.3 million U.S. workers — almost 3 percent of the entire American workforce — voluntarily left their positions, the highest number since the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking “quits” in 2020.

Workers are quitting at high rates in every industry, but the trend has been especially pronounced for frontline businesses like restaurants, hotels, retail stores and health care providers. Recent quit rates are a stark...

Read full story
https://news.yahoo.com/why-american-workers-are-quitting-in-record-numbers-151116968.html

More News about Economy and Jobs from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right