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Retailers Take Measures To Attract Holiday Workers

Nordstrom, Best Buy, Walmart, Macy’s and Amazon are among the retailers using perks such as signing bonuses, higher wages, even college tuition to entice new employees in time for the busy holiday season. “It is not proving easy to entice applicants to an industry that has been battered, more than most, by the pandemic’s many challenges, from fights over mask wearing to high rates of infection among employees,” per The New York Times. “Willing retail workers are likely to earn larger paychecks and work fewer hours, while consumers may be greeted by less inventory and understaffed stores.”

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