RICHMOND, VA (Courtesy of WTVR.com)
Post-pandemic worker shortages have plagued nearly every industry both in Central Virginia and across the country. Child care is at the core of this issue, experts said. People can’t go back to work until their children are in good hands, but even child care programs are short on employees.
“It’s almost like a traumatic situation that they’ve been through,” Rich Schultz, the president of Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond, said. “It just seems like it never lets up.”