PBS NewsHour

How the opioid crisis decimated the American workforce

Clip: 10/05/2017 | 10m 14s

In northeastern Ohio, employers say they see jobseekers all the time who look like "the walking dead," would-be workers struggling with opioid addiction. The problem is so great, reports economics correspondent Paul Solman, that it's had a noticeable effect on the nation's labor force.

Aired: 10/05/17

Rating: NR

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