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This Holiday Season, Retailers Will Be Wishing For More Workers

U.S. retailers are looking to add more than 700,000 jobs this holiday season — about the same as last year. But retailers may have a harder time filling those jobs because of a shrinking labor pool.

People do their holiday shopping in Manhattan Mall in New York City in November 2014. Retailers may have a harder time filling holiday jobs this year because of a shrinking pool of workers. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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This Holiday Season, Retailers Will Be Wishing For More Workers

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Taye Diggs' Child Served As Inspiration For 'Mixed Me'

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A Syrian refugee, who requested anonymity to protect her family living in Syria, opens her Quran on Wednesday at the Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley in a suburb of Allentown, Pa. Dozens of Syrian refugee families are being resettled in the Allentown area, in part because the city is already home to one of the nation's largest population of Syrians, who began settling here in the late 1800s. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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In A City With Strong Ties To Syria, Refugee Crisis Stirs Debate

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