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US construction employment increased year-over-year in May in 248 of 358 metro areas, declined in 62 metros and was flat in 48 metros; officials reported a lack of qualified workers dampened employment in many metro areas: AGC of America

Global air cargo demand falls 11.2% year-over-year in April as international operations drop 10.6%; war in Ukraine led to decline of cargo capacity of key players from Russia and Ukraine, which was exacerbated by China's labor shortages: IATA

Six Idaho, Oregon Walgreens pharmacies are temporarily closed due to staffing shortages; stores themselves remain open

Executive Perspective: White Castle's technology VP says using AI, machine learning tools at its drive-thrus has made ordering more convenient, gives more choices to customers; AI has also helped with worker shortages, providing 'more hands in the Castle'

Euromonitor forecasts global inflation to hit 7.9% in 2022 and toward 5.0% in 2023, versus 2001-2019 average of 3.8%; Ukraine war and labor problems among risks, while extreme weather could add to inflation, threaten agricultural yields and food security

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