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Connections: Why is there a labor shortage?

Where are all the workers? Millions of American workers who left the workforce in early 2021 have yet to return. That is causing a slow down in the supply chain, and it is leaving many companies short staffed.

We examine why so many workers are still choosing to wait before coming back to the workforce. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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