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A stealth job stimulus coming soon!

US Census hiring could help mitigate one of the negative MACRO factors affecting the Restaurant Industry.

The US Census Bureau has begun hiring for the upcoming decennial census. As seen in the chart below, hiring in earnest will begin in March/April once it is known how many people will be needed to conduct the census. A typical census worker will be paid $15-18 an hour.

Many restaurant executives in the QSR segment have cited unemployment trends as cause for sales trends decelerating in the past 3-4 months.  Some help might be on the way.

Howard Penney

Managing Director