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BlackRock study finds at least 1.3 million US adults retiring from workforce since early 2020, says labor shortage is one reason companies are raising prices; aging population will hurt US economy's ability to grow without creating inflation longer term

Mississippi River conditions, trucker shortages affect supply chain of materials such as fertilizer, metal, paper and steel coil to the Owensboro Riverport; freight is being diverted from to barge to rail, due to low river levels from severe drought

US construction employment increased annually in October in 268 of 358 metro areas, decreased in 47 metros and unchanged in 43 metros; officials noted job vacancies outpaced hiring as construction firms struggle to find qualified workers: AGC of America

US faces turkey shortage ahead of Thanksgiving due to high costs for feed and fuel, continued labor shortages, avian flu affecting flocks across the country; Biden Administration, USDA have taken steps to ease bottleneck, though results remain to be seen

Commentary: World's baby shortfall is so bad that labor shortage will last for years, which means hiring will be harder and workers will have more leverage, economists predict; working age population in US, UK, Canada expected to fall 3% from 2026 to 2036

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