/ Modified jul 9, 2021 4 p.m.

Industries experiencing labor shortages in Arizona

The president of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry says nurses are in high demand.

The latest unemployment figures put Arizona’s jobless rate at 6.7%, slightly above the national average. But numerous industries are seeking workers. For insight into the fuller picture and how labor shortages are impacting the state’s business landscape we got insight from Danny Seiden, president and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Seiden began by discussing what he’s learned from hospital executives about a shortage of nurses in Arizona.

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