Massachusetts restaurants are struggling to hire workers

Updated: 7:29 PM EDT May 17, 2021

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I think it’s both good news and bad news. THE GOOD NEWS ANTONIO’S IN WORCESTER SEE MORE AND MORE CUSTOMERS RETURNING TO THE DINING ROOM. AND ONCE, ALL COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS WILL BE LIFTED ON MAY 29th. MORE TABLES CAN BE ADDED. BUT THE BAD NEWS WE ARE DEALING WITH. SERVER, WE JUST DO NOT HAVE THE PEOPLE WHO WANT TO COME AND SERVE A WORK SHORT. THE OWNER OF MADDIES COOKING AND TAPHOUSE HAS ONLY OPENED THE RESTAURANT FOUR DAYS A WEEK, BECAUSE THE SHADE OF THE NEW POLAR PARK MATTIS COULD NOT TAKE THE ADVANTAGE OF THE OPENING DAY. WE BUILT THIS RESTAURANT FOR THIS BALLPARK AND THE FACT THAT OPENED THE BALLPARK IN THE LAST WEEK AND WE DON’T HAVE ENOUGH EMPLOYEES TO OPEN. He says unemployment benefits may play a role. WE DO EVERYTHING WE CAN TO INCENTIVE PEOPLE TO COME AND WORK AND GET A JOB. WE WANT TO GIVE PEOPLE THE JOB JOBS THAT WILL BE NEEDED NOW AS THE INDUSTRIES PREPARE FOR A RETURN TO NORMALY. So there is definitely a business out there and we just need one service to come out and give it a chance, you know. AND IT’S NOT ONLY RESTAURANTS IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY WHO ARE ALSO EXPERIENCING THIS PROBLEM AND HERE IN WORCESTER THE DC. CENTER LOOKS FOR EMPLOYEES.

Massachusetts restaurants are struggling to hire workers

Updated: 7:29 PM EDT May 17, 2021

With the state ending all of its COVID-19 restrictions, companies are doing their best to find workers as they anticipate a surge in customers.

With the state ending all of its COVID-19 restrictions, companies are doing their best to find workers as they anticipate a surge in customers.