“It’s gotten a little bit better, but we’re seeing a drop in permanent visas and an increase in temporary ones,” Mr. Flores said. “At some point those folks have to […]
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U.S. Pours Money Into Chips, but Even Soaring Spending Has Limits
In September, the chip giant Intel gathered officials at a patch of land near Columbus, Ohio, where it pledged to invest at least $20 billion in two new factories to […]
Japan Needs Indian Tech Workers. But Do They Need Japan?
In many ways, Yogendra Puranik is an immigrant success story.Mr. Puranik, 45, joined the initial wave of Indian tech workers who went to Japan in the early 2000s. He became […]
Illegal Immigration Is Down, Changing the Face of California Farms
To hear more audio stories from publications like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android.GONZALES, Calif. — It looks like a century-old picture of farming in California: […]
Boris Johnson Promotes Rising Wages Amid Shortages in U.K.
In a country bedeviled by acute shortages of goods and workers, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is portraying the chaos as a source of national revival.Gas stations in Britain have recently […]
Lack of Foreign Workers Has Seasonal Businesses Scrambling
SALT LAKE CITY — Tyler Holt summed up the problem his Utah landscaping business faces every year. “People who want to be in the job force want stability — if […]
Utah Farm Draws a Rare Breed: The American Shepherd
DIXIE NATIONAL FOREST, Utah — “The object is to keep ’em grazing,” Scott Stubbs said as he looked over the 1,470 ewes and lambs chewing up Castle Valley’s dandelions, clover […]
British Restaurants Are Battling a Staff Crisis, Worsened by Brexit
The problem is not just Britain’s stricter immigration rules. Other workers, in Britain and elsewhere, have left the hospitality industry looking for more stable employment, according to Kate Shoesmith, the […]
The Luckiest Workers in America? Teenagers.
Roller-coaster operators and lemonade slingers at Kennywood amusement park, a Pittsburgh summer staple, won’t have to buy their own uniforms this year. Those with a high school diploma will also […]
Luring Labor as a Beach Economy Booms
REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. — Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is struggling to hire manufacturing workers for its beer factory and staff members for its restaurants in this coastal area, a shortage […]