The Air Force wants to fight its severe pilot shortage with a special career path for fliers

(US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham) The head of Air Mobility Command says he keeps asking himself what he got the US Air Force into after working with the service to launch the Aviator Technical Track program. But Gen. Carlton Everhart is betting that the experimental program will have more benefits than costs at […]

The coming ‘labor shortage’ in America is great news for workers

For now, the coming “labor shortage” is good news for workers. We should root for it to continue. It’s undoubtedly a headache for some owners and managers. But it’s one they should, hopefully, be made to live with for a few years. They say “labor shortage” like it’s a bad thing. “America’s labor shortage is […]

AA and United Scrap Some Sundaes Due to Dry Ice Shortage

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Carlisle Lake District Airport inaugural flights DELAYED following shortage of staff

The announcement that flights from Carlisle Lake District Airport would connect the region to the rest of the UK pleased many people who lived in the local area. Flights with Loganair were to fly to Dublin, Belfast, and London on June 4. The inaugural flights have since been delayed due to a shortage of air […]

Japan Is Drinking So Much Whisky, There’s a Severe Shortage

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Emirates is Cutting Flights Due to a Pilot Shortage

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The trucking industry is handling its driver shortage in a unique way — and it could crush others that depend on it (GIS)

Tim Shaffer/Reuters A shortage of truck drivers in the US has increased their wages, on average. Unlike many other industries, trucking companies have been able to pass on these higher costs to their clients through higher prices.  But in most other industries, including those getting crushed by higher freight costs, it’s not as easy to […]

Wanted: A Shortage of Qualified Automotive Technicians Has Left Service Departments Scrambling To Find New Talent

– Even the most high-tech automobile is, at its core, a machine. And machines break sooner or later, sending most owners into a dealership or independent garage for service. But lately, and no pun intended, there’s a wrench in the works: a shortage of qualified mechanics. This comes just as the proliferation of electronic controls […]

Businesses in Taiwan are logging their employees’ toilet-paper use as the country grapples with a shortage

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Taiwan has is experiencing a rise in toilet paper prices, triggering shortages in stores around the country and leading some businesses to take drastic measures to conserve limited supplies.  An employee at Sesame Street English, an English-language school in Taipei’s Neihu District, told Business Insider that her school locks up its toilet paper […]