Direct Care Workers in the United States: Key Facts provides a new annual snapshot on the direct care workforce, including its demographics, occupational roles, job quality challenges, and projected job openings.
The pandemic has wreaked havoc on the labor market, which already was in turmoil before we ever heard of COVID-19. Workers can’t find jobs. Employers can’t find workers. In the United States, 8.4 million people are unemployed and there are 10 million job openings. Something has to change — and fast.