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It’s no surprise that hiring people is one of the big stories in businesses today. From the “great resignation,” to fast-changing worker expectations, hiring people is hard to do. How many times have you been to a restaurant where you see many empty tables but are told you must wait, because of staff shortages? Airlines need a lot of people to run. Some are highly skilled, like pilots and mechanics. Some are skilled but attainable for a much larger set of the population, like flight attendants. Some are high-attrition roles that compete with local restaurants and retail stores for talent, like many airport workers.

With a shortage of workers, jobs at all levels are seeing higher pay rates. Since people make up the first or second largest cost for any airline (depending on the price of fuel), raising pay but making no other changes puts pressure on

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