Restaurant Labor Recovery Seeing State-by-State Fluctuation
The National Restaurant Association provided a look at the labor situation of restaurants across the U.S. and the picture varies on a seemingly state-by-state basis.
On a nationwide scale, staffing levels still remain below pre-pandemic levels, according to the Association. As of February 2023, eating and drinking places were 0.9% (108,000 jobs) below their pre-pandemic peak in February 2020.
On a state-by-state basis, 28 states and Washington D.C. remained below the amount seen in February 208.
This group was led by Maine, Maryland and Vermont, which...Full Story »