A shopper heads into a J.C. Penney store, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Seattle. Seasonal hiring for the holidays is expected to jump more than 20 percent this year, including in Whatcom County.
A shopper heads into a J.C. Penney store, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Seattle. Seasonal hiring for the holidays is expected to jump more than 20 percent this year, including in Whatcom County. Elaine Thompson AP
A shopper heads into a J.C. Penney store, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Seattle. Seasonal hiring for the holidays is expected to jump more than 20 percent this year, including in Whatcom County. Elaine Thompson AP