Editorial: Removing workforce barriers

Last week, the Maine Center for Economic Policy, a liberal-leaning think tank, released a report titled “State of Working Maine” and in it detailed the impact of the pandemic on working Mainers. It found that low wages, lack of employee benefits and childcare, and fears of the pandemic have all contributed to the labor shortage. 

Click here to read the full story, first published December 2, 2021, in Beacon.