NEW YORK — Growth in the number of retail jobs is accompanying declining working standards, according to a report released Tuesday by Retail Action Project, a union-affiliated group here. The report “Discounted Jobs: How Retailers Sell Workers Short” cites results of a survey of non-union retail workers in New York showing that nearly 60% of workers are part-time, temporary or holiday workers and just three in 10 receive health benefits from their employers. It also ...
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