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A Brief History of Nobody Wants to Work Anymore — A Thread

Over the last couple of years, we’ve seen massive changes in the workforce. Many businesses are struggling to find employees, and there are all sorts of reasons for that. The pandemic, minimum wage, etc.

In turn, you’ve probably noticed many people claim it’s because “nobody wants to work anymore” but researcher Paul Fairie noticed this isn’t the first time the phrase “nobody wants to work anymore” has been used.

In a recent Twitter thread, Paul compiled newspaper clippings dating back to the 1800s that claim nobody wants to work.


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