Business Leaders Need to Begin Thinking of Housing, Public Transportation, as Workforce Issues

  • Date: 08/14/2023

Since assuming the position of President of the Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry (CCCBI) in 2022, I have had the opportunity to travel throughout Chester County and meet with Chamber members, other job creators, and community leaders to hear their input on items that impact their respective sectors.

Whether in the hospitality industry, manufacturing region, healthcare providers, or our large financial institutions – the feedback has consistently listed that the workforce continues to be an issue for employers of all sizes.

A myriad of factors has led to this workforce shortage, including lack of childcare, limited access to mass transit, and shortage of affordable housing options for workers.

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