• Retailers Struggle to Find Holiday Workers

    4 days ago - By WWD

    Retailers are hiring much less seasonal workers than last year as they struggle to find staff with unemployment hovering at a 49-year low.
    Jobs in the retail sector, excluding automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants, rose by more than 18,000 in November, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This, however, was more than 16,000 less than a year ago.
    The problem for retailers this holiday season is that unemployment has stuck at the lowest level since the Vietnam for three consecutive months while vacancies top 7 million, making it difficult for them to attract...
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