Retailers pare back their seasonal hiring to prepare for ho-hum holidays

By: - November 17, 2023 1:25 pm

Retailers, worried that shoppers are cutting back their holiday spending this year, are hiring fewer seasonal workers. Shown is the Flatirons Crossing mall on Nov. 26, 2021 in Broomfield, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

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Casey Quinlan
Casey Quinlan

Casey Quinlan is a reporter in Washington DC. In the past 10 years or so, they have reported on national politics and state politics, LGBTQ rights, abortion access, labor issues, education, Supreme Court news and more for publications including The American Independent, ThinkProgress, New Republic, Rewire News, SCOTUSblog, In These Times, and Vox.