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Employers at job fair face hurdles to fill slots — fewer workers and low unemployment rate

Andres Lemus of Greensburg, a native of Columbia, wraps up aluminum foil on Monday that DiMartino Ice of Jeannette will use to wrap its ice sculptures to prevent melting overnight at the ice festivals where it will compete next winter.

About four dozen businesses and organizations seeking workers at a job fair this week in Hempfield are facing a double whammy as they attempt to woo prospective employees: The jobless rate is at a record low, and there are fewer people in the workforce since the covid pandemic upended the economy.

Source: The Tribune-Review

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