Worker shortage for LSU games affecting postgame traffic, concessions  


Getting to Tiger Stadium and the areas surrounding it ready for game day is a monumental task, but this year it’s been compounded by employment shortages due to Hurricane Ida and COVID-19, WBRZ-TV reports.  

The struggle to hire enough workers led LSU athletics to close several concession stands inside the stadium for the Auburn game last weekend, as well as limit the menus of the remaining stand, says LSU athletics strategic communications director Cody Worsham.  

The most glaring side effect of the employment shortage, however, is felt after the game because the Baton Rouge Police Department does not have enough officers to smoothly organize and direct contraflow. Watch the full news segment.