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Jobs Still Remain Vacant Despite Benefits Running Out

November 3rd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Unfilled jobs throughout Maryland remain one of the biggest barriers to rebooting a state economy that had been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Having a large number of people unemployed at the same time businesses across the state have “help wanted” signs hung in their windows would seem to be a situation that would resolve itself- however that has not been the case. Dr Dararius Irani, chief economist at Towson University, said the idea that job vacancies would fill up rapidly once state and federal unemployment benefits ran out has not materialized…