Updated Sep 3, 2022 - Economy

1. Why there aren't enough workers

Illustration of a "help wanted" sign with multiple exclamation points and the words "no, seriously"

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Huge forces are keeping would-be workers from taking the jobs that are being advertised in abundance.

Why it matters: Employers continue to post a near-record number of job openings. There are not enough workers to fill those vacancies.

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