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Independent restaurants are being crushed by the labor shortage. They're raising prices, cutting opening hours, and even closing down for good.

Independent restaurants are being crushed by the labor shortage. They're raising prices, cutting opening hours, and even closing down for good.

Staff have been leaving the industry in search of better wages, benefits, and working conditions.
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Independent restaurants are struggling to operate because they can't find enough staff.




Owners are slashing opening hours, raising prices, and returning to the kitchens themselves.




One said he closed his restaurant after larger companies poached staff with offers of higher wages.


Independent restaurants are being crushed by the labor shortage.Their desperate owners are returning to the kitchens themselves and say they're working longer hours than ever.They're raising menu prices, cutting opening hours, and offering higher wages and more benefits in a bid to stay open - but for some, the labor shortage has become too much, and they've had to close.Government data and business-owner polls suggest that the restaurant industry is being hardest hit by the labor shortage.
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