Insights

Home > News & Insights > Insights > Labor Shortages In Our Future?

Share this on:   a b j c

Labor Shortages In Our Future?

Published by on November 15, 2007

Kiplinger.com reports in More Companies Struggle to Find Workers (Nov. 14, 2007) that the shortage of workers will become acute in less than a decade.  They advise employers to start planning now.  CNNMoney.com reported at the beginning of the year that the shortage of skilled labor was holding back job growth.   (For a contrary view, […]

Kiplinger.com reports in More Companies Struggle to Find Workers (Nov. 14, 2007) that the shortage of workers will become acute in less than a decade.  They advise employers to start planning now.  CNNMoney.com reported at the beginning of the year that the shortage of skilled labor was holding back job growth.   (For a contrary view, read: The Great Labor Shortage Lie).  What is the solution?  Should companies use more temporary or seasonal workers?  Are independent contractors the answer?

 In future posts (and podcasts) we will discuss the legal issues involved in using temporary workers and independent contractors.  As noted in previous posts, the consequences of misclassifying workers can be severe.

Topics: , ,

Share:   a b j c