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At DCYF, labor shortages creating big headaches
Updated at 12:15 p.m. on March 24
The state is struggling to hire and retain public employees, but the labor problems are particularly troubling at the R.I. Department of Children Youth and Families, government officials say. The agency has seen 116 employees leave since January 2022, 66 of whom resigned, according to DCYF data. And finding replacements has proved difficult. Overall, the…
What is on the test?
How can this be? There are only two vacancies on the state job board for the Dept. of Children, Youth and Families.