Petersburg businesses face worker shortage


July 15, 2021

Businesses across Petersburg are suffering due to the nationwide worker shortage according to local businesses.

"If you look, people are trying to hire everywhere," Jim Floyd, the general manager and CEO at Hammer & Wikan Inc., said.

Hammer & Wikan stores across town have been affected according to Floyd. The grocery store has limited hours, the deli has limited service, and the hardware store is short-handed but continues to do normal business hours. "The convenience store has to be closed temporarily until we can hire a new manager and get a crew for that," Floyd said.

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Chad Hubbard writes:

If anyone would be able to help my family move back up there I would sign a long term contract with anyone


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