How Mississippi Flipped the Script on the Labor Shortage
Kevin Fish, owner of Half Shell Oyster House on the Mississippi coast, said it best: “Getting customers is no longer the issue. Now the problem is finding people that want to work.”
This was a problem permeating throughout Mississippi for months while struggling to keep our economy afloat and leave the pandemic behind us.
In early 2021, Mississippi faced the worst labor shortage in state history. By late spring, the situation had only worsened.