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Workforce

Subsidized unemployment checks often provide work disincentive

As hospitality, restaurant and retail workers were laid off at the beginning of the pandemic, many in the long-term care industry had high hopes that the newly unemployed might help fill desperately needed positions. The reality, however, seems to be an even greater gap in filling shifts as many certified nursing assistants opt for unemployment benefits during the pandemic, according to an NPR piece Saturday.

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