Rhode Island businesses suffering workforce attendance issue

Updated at 3:56 p.m. on Sept. 13, 2021.

PROVIDENCE – A group of Rhode Island business leaders recently held an impromptu meeting and the main topic of discussion was how a lack of employee engagement is affecting workforce attendance. One business owner said the issue is at such a critical level that it could be costing the state’s manufacturers about 25% in productivity.…

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  1. Strange times indeed! Gordon Foods dropped Daves Marketplace as a customer as well. They have not the personnel to handle our business. So, labor and supply issues are much more serious than most people realize. We at Daves have been scrambling ever since.