Facing worker shortage, some businesses reduce hours, services; others offer incentives

Alex Harring
The Detroit News

Genevieve Vang left France for the United States three decades ago because there weren't enough jobs. Now the owner of two restaurants in Metro Detroit is facing the flip side: she can’t find enough employees to staff her restaurants. 

When pandemic protocols eased to allow 50% capacity dining, business tripled. But that newfound success has been tempered by a shortage of workers, a phenomenon that has forced her to close her Detroit location for weekday lunches and consider removing items from its menu.

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