Tag: employment

a yard sign reads "we support our healthcare workers. Michigan strong."

September 29, 2021

Another workforce affected by the pandemic, first responders and EMS workers report staffing shortages.

a woman in a face mask walks between two school buses

September 8, 2021

The district is facing a serious shortage of bus drivers, leading to a plan to drop different bus routes every day.

money sticking out from underneath a surgical face mask

June 15, 2021

The proposed plan would continue federal unemployment aid for those who return to their old jobs.

a group of children sit on a rug in front of a teacher

May 19, 2021

There are very few open spots at childcare centers in Kalamazoo.

a help wanted sign in a restaurant window

March 8, 2021

The state is allowing restaurants to open at 50% capacity, but some businesses are having a hard time covering shifts.

a woman with her hair wrapped in a towel working on a laptop

November 6, 2020

COVID forced people to change the way some work gets done. Those changes could become permanent.