In light of Brexit, UK faces a similar problem to the U.S. in terms of farming and immigrants; raising wages could be a solution….
We have a repeat of the complaint by the farming and food industry that Brexit is going to cripple it. The argument is that lots of EU nationals work in the sector, after Brexit they won’t be there and whaddawegonado? The answer being that those businesses will have to raise wages in order to get British people to do those jobs. This is not exactly rocket science here. But the complaint is still being made:
More than a third of UK firms in the ‘farm to fork’ sector are warning their businesses are “unviable” without access to EU workers after Brexit.
Read on at Forbes.