Shore towns struggle to find workers for summer reopening

As more of the state population gets vaccinated and reclaims some normalcy, Jersey Shore business owners expect a busy summer. The unofficial kickoff to the season is just weeks away.

Seaside towns are eager to make up for the extra sluggish winter and the uncertainty of last year, but businesses are reporting a new hurdle as they gear up for tourists: finding enough workers to help them reopen. Vicki Clark, President of the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce says businesses are experiencing a hiring crisis.

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