- Restaurants are struggling to find staff more than other small businesses, a poll found.
- 74% of independent restaurant owners say it’s harder to find workers now than before the pandemic.
- Four in five small businesses told Alignable that their supply costs are higher, too.
The leisure hospitality industry appears to be on its way to recovery after adding 343,000 people payrolls in June, making up 40% of total US job gains – but independent restaurants say they still can’t get enough staff.
Seventy-four percent of independent restaurant owners say it’s harder to find employees than it