The getting is good in the job market, for now
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A waitress delivers the drinks at Old Crow Smokehouse on Friday. The restaurant’s owner, Sam Sanchez, is still trying to fill some openings, despite raising his starting pay. The labor shortage has forced him to cut restaurant hours and close entirely on some days. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Employers are raising base pay and offering other benefits to compete for workers, but the Delta variant looms as a threat. If you are out of work, there’s one consolation: There could be worse...

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