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Ski Resorts Scramble to Find Workers

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Ski Resorts Scramble to Find Workers

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Ski Resorts Scramble to Find Workers

Ski Resorts Scramble to Find Workers

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Ski resorts rely on foreign labor but this winter they're feeling a squeeze. An obscure exemption to the government's foreign-worker program has allowed them to hire extra foreign workers. But the exemption expired, and efforts to renew it have stalled. Many resorts are struggling to be staffed before holiday crowds arrive.

Kirk Siegler reports from member station KUNC