Worker shortage threatens the food industry

Iowa’s labor shortage is disrupting restaurants – and the effects may be permanent  

Randy Larson has owned Monica’s, an upscale, Italian American restaurant on the Coralville strip, for nearly 30 years. Viewed as a community staple, Monica’s never needed to advertise job openings or worry about workforce retention. But ever since the restaurant employee exodus following COVID-19, Mr. Larson has been forced to rip up the old playbook […]
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