Asked by a restauranteur about how the federal government will incentivize returns to work among industries with labor shortages, Biden said, “I think it really is a matter of people deciding now that they have opportunities to do other things.”
“And there is a shortage of employees, people are looking to make more money and … to bargain. And so I think your business and the tourist business is really going to be in a bind for a little while,” the President continued during the town hall as part of his visit to the battleground state of Ohio — his third visit to the state as president.
A major set of problems is unfurling as Biden’s six-month-old presidency reaches a critical juncture.
A major set of problems is unfurling as he makes his third visit to the state as president.