Boston restaurants share the battle to recruit workers

Updated: 4:47 PM EDT May 31, 2021

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THE SAME PROBLEM EVERYWHERE >> WE DON’T HAVE THE SERVICE AND KITCHEN PERSONNEL WE NEED. >> WE HAVE BECOME LIK 77 EMPLOYEES AND NOW WE HAVE LIKE 15. >> THE SHORTER – SCARCE OF EMPLOYEES REMAINS. PANDEMIC HIT RESTAURANTS HAVE THE OPTION TO OPEN TO FULL CAPACITY, BUT SOME HAVE NOT BEEN WANTED BECAUSE THEY DON’T HAVE ENOUGH EMPLOYEES. NOW IT IS DIFFICULT to find bartenders. NEXT MAKE MONEY, HAVE FUN, WORK HARD. NOW IT SEEMS LIKE PEOPLE ARE NOT HERE FOR MANY REASONS. >> THIS RESTAURANT ONLY OPEN FOR THREE WEEKS, IT HAD TO HIRE BY THE PRINCIPAL PEOPLE. ASK EVERYONE IN THE INDUSTRY ARE IN THE SAME BOAT AND LIMIT ITS HOURS, ITS STATIONS. IT WAS A DIFFICULT TIME. >> BOTH OWNERS SAY THERE ARE CONTRIBUTING FACTORS. I DO NOT BELIEVE THERE IS A SINGLE ANSWER. >> THE OWNER OF JOHNNY’S SA

Boston restaurants share the battle to recruit workers

Updated: 4:47 PM EDT May 31, 2021

Some Massachusetts restaurants say they extended their hibernation or only partially reopened because of the inability to hire workers at work times and locations.

Some Massachusetts restaurants say they extended their hibernation or only partially reopened because of the inability to hire workers at work times and locations.