Recession? What recession? Just don’t quit before lunch!

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By Timothy Aeppel and Ann Saphir (Reuters) – Jay Baker is not worried about a recession. He worries about whether his new workers will keep leaving before the end of their first shift. The chief executive of Jamestown Plastics Inc, which operates a 100-worker plastics factory in western New York state, said before the pandemic he could usually get all the extra hands he needed through a local temp agency. “Now,” he said, “when we ask for 15, they’ll send us five, and two will leave before lunch on the first day.” For all the recent public fretting about a potential recession, Baker’s experienc…

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