A Few Clouds
33°FA Few CloudsFull Forecast

Target to hire fewer seasonal workers

Published: Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 7:20 p.m. CST

SAN FRANCISCO – Target plans to hire about 70,000 seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season, down about 20 percent from a year ago. The discounter is aiming to be more efficient in its hiring practices.

The move to hire 18,000 fewer temporary holiday workers versus last year’s 88,000 comes as the Minneapolis-based chain saw that its own permanent employees wanted to get first dibs on working extra hours for the holiday season.

– The Associated Press

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Reader Poll

Favorite kind of pepper to grow in your garden?
Green peppers
Red peppers
Jalapeno peppers
Banana peppers
Other