Local businesses all over Western New York are fighting to find employees to help fill open positions.

One local restaurant took to social media to plead for help finding some kitchen help. Currently, they are not serving food because they don't have someone to run their kitchen.

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The Lancaster Coffee Co and Cafe posted on their Facebook page that even though they have hired some new faces and brought back some familiar faces they still don't have enough staff to reopen their kitchen. If you know anyone who is interested in the opening, there is a link that they can use to contact the owners of the Coffee Co and Cafe.

If you are a business and are looking for employees, there is a massive job fair coming up on April 18th where you can get a free booth to try and find the perfect employee for your business.

The "We Are Buffalo" Job Fair is open to any business in Western New York that is looking to hire. If you want your business to be there and have a free booth, call 716-261-4553. You can also click here to get all the details.

The unemployment rate in New York is slightly higher than the national average. In February 2023, New York State's unemployment rate held at 4.2%. The rate for the U.S. was 3.6% in February 2023.

There are people out there that need jobs being apart of the "We Are Buffalo" job fair would be a great way to try and fill those employment needs that you have at your business.

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