The labor market will be more challenging in the immediate future. We don’t think the 10 year time frame is a relevant planning horizon. Automation will get cheaper and more broadly implemented in that time frame. We try to remain competitive on pay and benefits.
There is a growing trend of young candidates being inexperienced with physical labor and having a disdain for it. This trend has been amplified by the tighter immigrant restrictions. The key is finding candidates who thrive in our environment - open up the immigration lanes.