WV Business Owner Struggles to Find Workers

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Hayes Scott Rustic Fence & Lumber has been in Robert Defibaugh’s family since 1945. Servicing most of the East Coast with split rail fences, the company’s biggest problem now is finding employees who are willing to stay on the job while the government continues to provide unemployment bonuses.

Defibaugh speaks here about how despite there being plenty of jobs available in his community and in his own business, people don’t want to work because of the “free money” they’re getting from unemployment benefits. He’s had applicants reject a job with Hayes Scott outright because they said could make more staying at home on unemployment.

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