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Target makes plans to hire 100K seasonal workers

That’s the same number the retailer enlisted for the holidays in 2021. Rival Walmart this week said it plans to hire 40,000 seasonal employees, a sharp drop from a year ago.

Kroger

Kroger Ohio union returns to bargaining table with Kroger next week

“We are working to secure a deal that works for them and have scheduled a time to return to the bargaining table with Kroger representatives on Tuesday," said UFCW Local 1059 President Randy Quickel.

It’s a much smaller number than last year when the retail giant said it intended to hire 150,000 largely permanent employees.

Union members rejected the three-year contract offer in voting this week, becoming the latest grocer to join the growing labor movement around the country. A total of 12,500 Kroger workers at 82 stores could potentially walk off the job. 

Workers at one of the grocer’s locations in Portland, Oregon, overwhelmingly approved plans Wednesday to join the independent New Seasons Labor Union.

That hourly pay level has become the norm in online advertising for potential hires, according to an analysis by Indeed.

Manish Choudhary was tapped to lead the mission to accelerate AI and data-led growth as the organization rebrands to SymphonyAI Retail CPG.

Terry King will oversee the online grocery platform's long-term growth strategy in the newly created position.

John Ruane, who is currently SVP and CCO for the grocer, has been appointed interim president until a successor is named, the retailer announced Wednesday.

The nation’s largest employer also said it would increase coverage for those who must travel long distances for healthcare following the overturning of Roe vs. Wade.

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