Looking For Workers
There is no shortage of people in the unemployment line these days.
Yet in Thunder Bay there are jobs available, at least in the service and retail sector. But for the stores and companies with help wanted signs in the window there are few people throwing in their resumes.
So where is the disconnect between those looking for work and those looking to hire. One answer is wages and how much the service sector can afford to pay.
Diane Petryna is the owner of the store Take A Hike. She spoke with the CBC's Jody Porter about the challenge of finding new staff for her retail store.