Staffing Shortages hit Big Sandy
August 18, 2021
Big Sandy businesses are feeling the effects of the national labor shortage, particularly the larger employers in the area. The school system, the Medical Center, and Big Sandy Activities are all dealing with staff shortages, which is a particular problem because all three organizations provide services that cannot simply be cancelled. The needs of residents, patients, and students do not take a day off simply because there aren’t enough people to do the work of caring for, treating, teaching, or transporting them.
The Big Sandy Public School system found hiring teachers and support staff...