• Owners: Expect slower service as worker shortage impacts restaurants

    1 day ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The mid-morning line at a popular Grand Rapids McDonald's is longer than usual, and the sign at the drive-thru tells you why.
    It reads, "Our apologies! We're working hard but we're short staffed."
    McDonald's franchise owner Ken Berg doesn't own the location News 8 visited Tuesday. But he does own four other local McDonalds in Comstock Park, Ada, Lowell and Plainfield Township.
    He says most McDonald's owners could use another 10 to 15 workers.
    "To me, it looks like our competitors are hurting even more," Berg said. "I see our competitors closing earlier, opening late...
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