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Childcare centers seek more workers

BEING SHORT-STAFFED with few subs has led to Otter Creek Child Center reducing its hours by 15 minutes during the month of December, a situation that’s likely to spill into next month, according to director Linda January.

Add childcare centers to the list of industries struggling to find and retain employees amid what has become a shallow pool of workers since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020.

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