In this month's segment of  "So What? Who Cares?" Michael and guest economist Ron Hetrick from EMSI discuss the April 2021 BLS report numbers and give you an update on how many new jobs are open out there in the US. Michael and Ron discuss what consequences the unemployment benefits the government provided during the pandemic, has in today's context. Finally, did you know that video games took an important part in the definition of the labor landscape nowadays? It might not be for the reasons you're thinking...

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CNBC article on states ending unemployment benefits

NFIB article on the struggle for small businesses to find qualified workers