My company was set to hire our seasonal work crew of laborers, we are holding back due to a near standstill of new construction orders.
Its just not there, even the usual seasonal contractors that we have relied upon to call us for concrete have disappeared, gone as not around anymore.
We are down to two employees and I am one of them. Running on a reduced hour workweek, no OT, I still have work but only because I have multiple skills.
For Wasilla Alaska its almost a ghost town, I bet no tourists appear this summer.
Not surprised. One of the results of the Obama economy.