Seasonal Businesses are Struggling to Fill Jobs

The H-2B visa shortage is taking a toll on landscaping businesses trying to fill summer jobs.

Journal Sentinel
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Sunnypoint Landscape in Egg Harbor, WI should be building patios and planting shrubs these days, not turning away business because of a labor shortage.

But, the latter is what’s happening at the 32-year-old Door County firm as it struggles to fill seasonal jobs normally taken by foreign workers.

Earlier this year, when Sunnypoint Landscape applied for visas to sponsor those workers, it received none.

It also happened last spring, said business owner Lynn Zawojski.

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