Shoppers, workers clash over post-pandemic expectations


              Mani Bhushan, owner of Taco Ocho, poses at one of his restaurants in McKinney, Texas, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Bhushan struggles to hire workers in the McKinney location, which opened in July 2021. He said many workers can't afford to live in this upscale suburb and have to travel from elsewhere. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
            
              Mani Bhushan, owner of Taco Ocho, puts out table menus at one of his restaurants in McKinney, Texas, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Bhushan struggles to hire workers in the McKinney location, which opened in July 2021. He said many workers can't afford to live in this upscale suburb and have to travel from elsewhere. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
            
              People shop at a Walmart in Secaucus, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. More than two and a half years into the pandemic, many businesses haven't been able to resume the same hours of operations or services as they continue to grapple with worker shortages. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
            
              File - An employee stocks shelves in the toy section of a Walmart in Secaucus, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. More than two and a half years into the pandemic, many businesses haven't been able to resume the same hours of operations or services as they continue to grapple with worker shortages. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Shoppers, workers clash over post-pandemic expectations