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How stigmas create a dearth of skilled tradespeople

Clip: 02/18/2021 | 8m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

Jobless claims were high again this past week with more than 860,000 people filing for unemployment benefits for the first time. Millions of people are still looking for work, but some employers say they can't find enough skilled workers for certain jobs. That is due in part, they say, because of stigmas that need to change. Paul Solman reports for our series "Work Shift.”

Aired: 02/18/21

Rating: NR

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