Thousands of nurses at two New York hospitals are on strike for a third day. Their staffing shortages and other problems predate the pandemic, says the president of the American Nurses Association.
To address the problem of poor care, President Biden is calling for a federal minimum staffing requirement in nursing homes. The nursing home industry says there aren't workers to fill the jobs.
Employers from Macy's to United Airlines are having to adjust after skyrocketing omicron COVID cases have led large numbers of workers to call out sick.
The state's vaccine mandate for hospital and nursing home workers takes effect on Monday, and officials are bracing for staffing shortages. Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced a plan for filling them.
Business owners who rely on seasonal foreign workers coming to the U.S. on H-2B visas are struggling to find help they need for what's expected to be a busy summer.