Illinois Town Offers $5,000 to New Residents to Help Plug Labor Shortage

  • Quincy, Illinois, is offering people up to $5,000 in property-tax rebates to move there.
  • The town, which lies on the border with Missouri, hopes this will help plug its worker shortage.
  • It has more than 700 vacancies for full-time jobs in “virtually every segment,” its mayor said.

A town in Illinois suffering from a huge labor shortage is offering people up to $5,000 to move there.

Quincy has more than 700 vacancies for full-time jobs in “virtually every segment,” Mayor Mike Troup told Insider.

“I don’t know that you could find a business in our community

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