To the Editor

Thank you to all the hard-working retail workers

To the Editor:

Not unlike the Lower 48, Petersburg is experiencing a lack of available job applicants to fill many positions, which leaves a couple choices: longer lines or reduced hours of operation.

Retail is not everyone’s first job choice, mainly due to the hours of operation. Food establishments require hours of preparation before the first customer can be served. Grocery stores require employees to order goods, unload trucks, stock shelves, price merchandise, and process items through the register. Self-checkouts, while unpopular, have pro...

 

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